Skip to Content. But as kids get older and go to school, reading can be seen as work rather than fun -- and kids, especially teens, may stop reading for pleasure. Google Tag Manager. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Parents' Ultimate Guide to
9 Great Books for Reluctant Teen Readers - Understood
The key to engaging reluctant teen readers is finding books that are both appealing and accessible. Here are some books that cover topics of high interest to teens, but are written at lower reading levels. A Boy Called Twister dives into the life of Kevin as he deals with being the new kid in high school. The book involves bullying, high school sports and big family secrets. While some of the themes are edgy, the story provides a good moral. This and other books by Saddleback Educational Publishing are designed to be approachable to reluctant readers, both in format and in theme. Seven is a collection of seven books about seven teenage boys whose grandfather dies and leaves them a mysterious note.
Skip to Content. Go to For Your Family. Raising a reader can be hard, especially when it's so easy for kids to find a game or device to distract them. Many kids also struggle with their reading skills, so finishing a book can be a huge challenge.