5 Books Teens Must Read

Books are our best friends

In this article, I am writing about the books the teenagers must read.

Holes by Louis Sachar

It is a novel written by Louis Sachar, one of the best books published in 1998. It narrates about one not-so-lucky teen named Stanley Yelnats. On a false theft accusation, he was sent to Camp Green Lake, juvenile correction facility. The book details the incidents happened with this teenager and how these incidents affected him. The stories presented in the book give glimpses of racism, homelessness, illiteracy, and arranged marriage.


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

It is one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. According to Time Magazine, 2005 it is one of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923. The themes of the novel are angst and alienation. This book tackles the problem of innocence, identity, belonging, loss, and connection. It teaches us that “alienation is just a phase”.

The Magic Store of Nu-Cham-Vu by ShreeKumar Varma

It is a story about the events in an unexciting village. There is one thing exciting about the village and that is a toy store run by Nu-Cham-Vu. The characters depicted by the toys are interesting. Nu-Cham-Vu challenges the children to complete the puzzle first and only then, they will be able to buy these toys. The grown-ups of the village try to throw the monster Nu-Cham-Vu out of the village. Read the book to find how Nu-Cham-Vu is portrayed.

Toy Store

The Beast With Nine Billion Feet by Anil Menon

It is a book by one of India’s best new speculative fiction writers. What would a world look like if the grown-ups are not trusted? Tara and Aditya, two characters of the book set to explore their struggles in Pune, India in the year 2040 AD.

The Haunting of Hiram C. Hopgood by Eva Ibbotson

American millionaire Hiram C. Hopgood will do anything to make his daughter happy. The Haunting of Hiram tells the spooky tale of twelve-year-old Alex MacBuff who cannot afford to keep the castle that has belonged to his family for six hundred years. A millionaire American from Texas, Hiram C. Hopgood, decides to buy it under one condition

Haunted Castle

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