Whether your teen is a certified bookworm or a reluctant reader, everyone can benefit from diving into a good novel. Teens who read widely can better handle complex concepts, score better on standardized tests, and are often more accepting of those who are different from themselves. And for a lot of teenagers who claim to hate reading, finding the right subject matter may prove the difference between grumbling over finishing their required reading list and devouring a new novel without coaxing. Because middle grade and young adult books have more to offer than ever before, there's no shortage of great literature available that speaks directly to the life and times your Gen Zer. You may already know the seminal works by literary legends like Harper Lee and J.
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Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen in years. In fact, if you've left high school behind, you don't have to read Beowulf between now and September, which frees up time to check out the YA titles below. And if you're really paranoid about fellow beachgoers judging your teen-title, there's always the anonymity of a cover-less ereader. Although, unless they're reading War and Peace surf-side, they're really in no position to criticize. It's not really judging a book by it's cover if you judge it by the impressively shiny seals adorning its cover.