Want to give your teen some great books to read (or listen to!) this summer?
Rebecca and Amy were so excited to talk once again with Sandie Angulo Chen of Common Sense Media, who always has such great book recommendations for teens. If you need books for your kids to read over summer, this is the episode for you!
13 Reasons Why, by Jay Asher
Everything, Everything, by Nicola Yoon
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli
The Sun Is Also a Star, by Nicola Yoon
Spill Zone, by Scott Westerfeld
Defy The Stars, by Claudia Gray
Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale, by Ashley Poston
Fangirl: A Novel, by Rainbow Rowell
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Got Shot By The Taliban, by Malala Yousafzai
Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular, by Mayim Bialik
March (Trilogy Slipcase Set), by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
The Impossible Fortress: A Novel, by Jason Rekulak (a bonus recommendation from our producer, Patrick)
My Family’s Slave, by Alex Tizon – The Atlantic
Six Reasons to Watch 13 Reasons Why With Teens, by Sandie Chen – Mom 2.0
6 Summer Reading Challenges to Hook Kids on Books Over The Break, by Frannie Ucciferri – Common Sense Media
The Place Where Letters To Hillary Clinton Go, by Ruby Cramer – BuzzFeed News
11 Twisted Facts About The Far Side, by Mark Mancini
The 5 ‘Handsome Girls’ Trying to Be China’s Hottest Boy Band, by Amy Qin – New York Times
China’s hottest boy band is made up of all girls – Vice News
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