Suggested novels and fictions for kids above 13 years old

Ages 13 and Above

  1. “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins – Set in a dystopian future, this series follows teenager Katniss Everdeen as she fights for survival in a gruesome, televised competition.
  2. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry – A thought-provoking novel about a society that has eliminated pain and strife by converting to “Sameness,” a plan that has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives.
  3. “Holes” by Louis Sachar – The story of Stanley Yelnats and his experiences at Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp. The novel explores themes of fate, justice, and the interconnectivity of human lives.

For All Ages

  1. “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – A philosophical tale, with social criticism, told from the perspective of a young prince who visits various planets in space, including Earth.
  2. “Matilda” by Roald Dahl – The story of a brilliant and precocious girl who uses her intellect and telekinetic powers to overcome obstacles, including her neglectful parents and tyrannical school principal.

These books are not only enjoyable reads but also offer valuable lessons and insights, making them excellent choices for children and young readers. Each story is a gateway to new worlds, encouraging imagination, empathy, and a lifelong passion for reading.

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