My kids all read a lot more in the younger grades. I think there was more emphasis by teachers and from parents to be reading some every day. They lose interest a little when they start reading more boring books in class, at least in our experience. Fortunately, there are some really great book series for teens that will get them hooked on good books again.
We have two teens in the house right now. One loves reading and the other is now a reluctant reader. Getting her to start a new series is sometimes difficult. But we've found some that she enjoys!
If you're looking for non book series for teens gifts, don't miss my 101 Gifts for Teens and Tweens list! And if you're just going to get them a gift card so they can buy their own books, make them a DIY gift card envelope for fun!
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Book Series for Young Teens
The Darkest Minds Series Boxed Set
"Meet your next dystopian obsession."--Entertainment Weekly
These are the kind of books you won't put down! Dystopian sci-fi that everyone loves.
The Maze Runner Series
Everyone should read the Maze Runner series once.
Popular shifter werewolf series.
More Book Series for Teens
The Hunger Games Trilogy
You won't be able to put these down!
The Inheritance Cycle Series
I haven't read this fantasy series but it has crazy high reviews!
The Lunar Chronicles Boxed Set
Futuristic retelling of classic fairytales.
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set
This is rated for ages 14 and up. Great series!
More Book Series for Teens
The To All the Boys I've Loved Before Collection
Great for high school ages. The movies are cute too.
Pretty Little Liars Box Set
Another great series for high school aged kids. It was also made into a television series.
The Selection 5-Book Box Set
Dystopian girls fiction. Appropriate for high school age.
J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set
A series everyone should read!
More Teen Book Series
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia
Great for all ages!
Vampire Academy Box Set 1-6
A series that just keeps getting better.
The 100 Complete Boxed Set
Dystopian series appropriate for ages 15+.
Asylum Box Set
Appropriate for ages 14+.
All the Best Book Series for Tweens
Find out which series we recommend for kids 9-13!
Did you have a favorite book series for teens when you were growing up? I don't remember there being very many series to read way back then. I remember series from when I was in grade school.
If you're looking for more gift ideas check these out!
Gifts for Kids
I hope you found these lists useful! It can be hard shopping for a teen. I find that books are almost always a great gift idea. Especially in our house where they get passed from kid to kid to be read over and over again because I've got a bunch of readers.
If your child doesn't have anyone to pass their books to and you don't want to hold on to them, consider creating a book swap club for kids in the neighborhood because it's always great to be able to get a new book!
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