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Adult Books 4 Teens
Inside Adult Books 4 Teens

Happy New Year!

Citizen You

How better to ring in 2011 than with a book focused on changing our world for the better? TISCH, Jonathan M. & Karl Weber. Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World. 273p. Crown. May 2010. Tr $24. ISBN 978-0-307-58848-7. LC 2009053438.   Adult/High School–Tisch brings readers up to date on the many challenges […]

The Power of Music

The Bells

The Bells is less about opera than about the power of music, the melodrama of being an outcast and a victim of thwarted young love. This is a book about a boy nearly overpowered by his senses and emotions.  For him, sound is a physical sensation. Teens, both artistic and not, may identify with the […]

The Way the Mind Works

The Invisible Gorilla

Many teens are fascinated by psychology, as they try to figure out the world, themselves, and why people do what they do. Today’s pick is a very readable book about intuition and how the brain works. A list of similar titles with teen appeal should begin with Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm […]