Alethea Kontis. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Before I begin this review in earnest, I would first like to bestow upon Miss Amanda Sellet several Bonus Points for the most puntastic title of Get it? And then I shall implore you, Dear Reader, to brew a cup of your favorite tea and settle in while I tell you the tale of this most intriguing and delightful tome about the misadventures of a teen who grew up steeped in classic literature — and little else.
What's the Difference Between Classical and Classic Literature?
These 10 classic novels for teens are often taught in American high schools, and they're ones you'll want to share with your teenager. Just before they enter high school is a great time to introduce teens to some classic novels and prepare them for the books they may be studying in school. Give your teen a head start by checking out some of these classic novels for high school students.
A self-proclaimed Hunger Games meets The Village ; this newcomer book is a definite must-read. Author Paulo Coelho is one of the best authors to ever put a story down on paper, and in this book, it really shows. Part metaphysical, part adventure, The Alchemist is a magical story about following your dreams. You will get completely caught up in the story of a boy who starts out shepherding sheep and ends up discovering what the world is about. The Giver also paints a vivid picture of what the world would be like without choices.