Fun and Inspiring Books That Make Awesome Gifts
I have included a wide range of book ideas that make excellent gifts for the teenage years. Some of these are for specific age groups. There are books that are obviously for older teens and ones that are better for younger teens to use your judgement when choosing. And some the are great for all ages.
Check out some ideas below.
97 Things To Do Before You Finish High School
Help her make the most of her high school years with this fun book. There are tons of suggestions of great things to do to make the most out of this time in your life.
From working on your personal development by creating a journal, joining a club or making a public speech. To spending time with your friends, singing karaoke and getting a penpal.
To cooking, learning a sporting skill, keeping scrapbooks, volunteering to some more risque suggestions (you can read them all by looking on the contents page on the amazon website).
There's something in there to inspire, entertain, motivate and educate teenagers. As well as lots to do for fun too.
33 Things Every Girl Should Know: Stories, Songs, poems, and Smart Talk by 33 Extraordinary Women
Coke Or Pepsi
There are lots of questions that teen girls will love to ask their friends and family in these book along the lines of coke or pepsi.
It's a great discussion starter at parties or just to introduce conversations about different topics.
You could use it as a family discussion starter one evening perhaps instead of watching TV or when you're eating a meal.
It's a good way to find out about likes and dislikes and to get people to put forward arguments as to why they like certain things.
Its also a good activity to do at a sleepover or party.
Advice To My 18 Year Old Self
This obviously is an option for girls who are celebrating an 18th birthday but it also makes a brilliant Christmas gift or a graduation present too.
It features letters from authors to their 18 your old self giving advice on things they wish’d they’d known at that age.
There are 12 different authors both men and women who are aged between 20 and 58.
It actually makes an interesting read for adults too.
It's a fun book but very inspiring too. There will probably be some stories that speak to the reader more than others but each has some excellent nuggets of wisdom.
Girls Inc. Presents: You're Amazing!: A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self
This is a brilliant book for young teens that talks to them in their words. Its easy to forget just how much pressure teeangers can be under. They are expected to do well at school but at same time they are navigating friendships and peer pressure, beginning to want to get on with boys and are hit with a huge rush of hormones.
This book gives great advice from older teens and other female role models to help them navigate these difficult teenage years.
There’s advice on dealing with friendship cliques, finding a place in your family as well as the complicated issue of boys. It encourages girls to become confident and strong in their values and themselves.
The Naked Roommate
This book is aimed at the student who’is off to college or not been at college too long.
This book is jam packed full of advice to help teens navigate their way through the college years.
There is lots of insiders advice including how to get the best grades, dorm living, dating, managing money and parties.
It’s hilarious in places and really talks to teenagers in a style they can understand.