15 Recommended Books On Teens and Young Adults

Best Books On Teens and Young Adults

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If your teen needs something new to read, look no further. Whether you’re a teen yourself or simply appreciate a great young adult novel, we have the book for you. From classic coming-of-age stories to modern dystopian fiction, this list features the must-read books for teens.

Our best books for teen and young adult readers, featuring new releases, bestsellers, and favourite authors, available at Tarbiyah Books with delivery nationwide.

Best Books On Teens and Young Adults

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best writers to contribute to the genre. To honor the best books for young adults and children,

Girls Who Rocked the World

Girls Who Rocked the World

“Young women looking for inspiration will surely find it” (Booklist) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty.

It’s never too soon to start making a difference, and these exhilarating examples of girl power in action make for ideal motivation.

Salt Houses

‘A piercingly elegant novel . . . with the power to both break and mend your heart.’ Ru Freeman, author of On Sal Mal Lane

Where do you go when you can’t go home? 

On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs. 

50 Candles to Light your Path: To My Sons and Daughters

It discusses on “how to improve the well-being of our sons and daughters; how to aid them towards threading the path of guidance to engender their excelling in their academic, work and other facets of life.

Life Strategies For Teens

Whether you are a teen looking for a little help, or a parent or grandparent wanting to provide guidance, this book tackles the challenges of adolescence like no other. Combining proven techniques for dealing with life’s obstacles and the youth and wit of writer Jay McGraw, Life Strategies for Teens is sure to improve the lives of all who read it.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Penguin Audiobooks presents Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan. An unabridged recording voiced by MacLeod Andrews and Nick Podehl. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, teenager Will Grayson crosses paths with . . .Will Grayson!

Paper Towns By John Green

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows.

Looking for Alaska By John Green

Alaska has everything that fascinates Miles and with whom he eventually falls in love. Miles life was getting interesting. He had a prankster room-mate, a woman, who fits her imaginations and two great male friends. All who contributed in making Miles more like him were unique in nature and had their own quirks. But the circle of life is not all about happiness and Miles learns this pretty soon.

The Secret to Teen Power

The Secretis an international phenomenon that has inspired millions of people to live extraordinary lives. The Secret to Teen Powermakes that material accessible and relevant for today’s over programmed, stressed-out teens.

The War Within Our Hearts

In an age of growing insecurity, violence, and war, Muslims often tend to overlook the wars being fought on the home front; that is, The War within our Hearts. One of the most dangerous elements in a war is fighting an enemy who is knowledgeable of our weaknesses.

Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age Story

Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age Story

This is the extraordinary account of Amani’s journey through adolescence as a Muslim girl, from the Islamophobia she’s faced on a daily basis, to the website she launched that became a cultural phenomenon, to the nation’s political climate in the 2016 election cycle with Donald Trump as the Republican nominee. While dispelling the myth that a headscarf makes you a walking target for terrorism, she shares both her own personal accounts and anecdotes from the “sisterhood” of writers that serve as her editorial team at MuslimGirl. Amani’s honest, urgent message is fresh, timely, and a deeply necessary counterpoint to the current rhetoric about the Middle East.

Muslim Teenagers Coping: With Parents, Family, Life, the Universe and Everything

Being a teenager is not an easy business. You’re told you are “too young” to do half the things you want to do; your mother is always asking you to tidy your room: your father is always reminding you to pray; your younger sister is annoying you when all you want is some PEACE AND QUIET …

The Young Person’s Guide To Nourishing Faith

The Young Person’s Guide To Nourishing Faith

This book is essentially a comprehensive survey of principles and criteria derived from the main sources of knowledge in Islam, the Qur’an and the way of Prophet, for the Muslim youth today. Covering topics from how to increase your knowledge of God to the ways to improve and increase the sense of worship, it attempts to help better understand reasoning behind Islamic rules and morality. In doing so, the book’s purpose is to assist in developing an elementary level of Islamic wisdom for the young Muslims.

The Young Person’s Guide To Living Islam

This book is a form of guidance for the Muslim youth of today, a guide for their everyday lives, as well as being a compilation of useful information related to the various forms of worship with informative explanations given in an understandable manner. 

The Young Person’s Guide To Understanding Islam

Bubblesville, the capital of Nectarland, is home to the world’s most special and unusual insects. Aisha is 2 1/2 days old—that’s 10 1/2 in butterfly years—she is three inches tall, has four wings, two antenna, and she is the most extraordinary butterfly Nectarland has ever seen.

In a land full of the brightest colors, Aisha is born plain gray! How does Aisha learn to live with being different, and how do Nectarland’s insects react to her? Find out for yourself in this humorous, classic tale set in a fun world of insects.

Cherishing Childhood: A Guide to Parenting in Islam

Cherishing Childhood: A Guide to Parenting in Islam

Our children are the greatest assets that Allah has entrusted us with. We owe it to Allah and to our children, therefore, to invest our time and efforts into being the best parents we can be. Cherishing Childhood is a parent-to-parent handbook that outlines how to tackle the challenges (and reap the rewards) of parenting children from birth to pre-adolescence within an Islamic ethos in a pluralist society.

A Guide to Parenting in Islam: Addressing Adolescence

Addressing Adolescence is a parent-to-parent handbook outlining how to tackle the challenges of parenting adolescents within an Islamic ethos ina pluralist society. It cover: – the unique nature of an adolescent and how this differs from younger children; – possible problems that young people today may face in school and within their social life and how best to tackle these; matters to consider when choosing a secondary school; – creating the most nurturing home environment in which to bring up young people; – preparing them for the adult world of responsibility.

A Muslim Girl’s Guide to Life’s Big Changes

Have you ever wanted to know the truth about growing up as a young Muslimah but were too shy to ask an adult? Well this is the perfect book for you! Written from a `big sister’ perspective, A Muslim Girl’s Guide to Life’s Big Changes explains all, from choosing the right friendship group, advice about school life and social life, to the physical changes you will experience from the age of 9 onwards.

Rayhana Khan has drawn on her solid Islamic upbringing, her role as a teaching assistant at a local primary school as well as her work at a Muslim Girls’ Youth club to write this indispensible handbook. Recommended for ages 9-14.

A Muslim Boy’s Guide to Life’s Big Changes

This book gives brotherly advice on life in general from Islam and friends, school and home life through to the physical changes a boy will experience from the age of 11 onwards.

What’s Happening to Me?: Boys Edition

Growing up is a whole lot easier if you have some idea what to expect. This book describes exactly what will happen to your body in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way, and it explains some of your feelings too – all you need to know for this important time in your life.

What, Why and How – 2 by by Asli Kaplan

Have you ever wondered why we should lie on the right side of our bodies while sleeping? Or why the smoke of a barbecue always comes toward us? Or why most pencils are made in a hexagonal shape?

The book in your hands explores the scientific principles behind the day-to-day happenings occurring around us, from everything living and non-living. Filled with close to a hundred quirky facts, this book explains different things from why Eskimos never feel cold in their igloos to how albatrosses can fly for a long time without flapping.

No Room for Doubt: Selective Essays for Youth

No Room for Doubt: Selective Essays for Youth

Who created God? Is punishment by eternal hellfire justifiable when the human lifespan is so short? Does God need our prayers? Why did God create Satan? Questions such as these inhabit the homes and lives of every one of us today. Abdullah Aymaz, a journalist and author, has been tutoring and guiding hundreds of Muslim students for many years. In this work, he seeks to answer such frequently asked questions.

Letters to a Young Muslim

“A timely and incisive book about the hopes and aspirations of Muslims beyond the headlines that have shaped Western attitudes toward Islam. At a time when extremism threatens Islam from within and reaction to it isolates Muslims, this book is a must-read for Muslims and non-Muslims, young and old alike.” – Vali Nasr

Deep Thinking by Harun Yahya

Have you ever thought about the possibility that while you are asleep a sudden earthquake could raze your home, your office, and your city to the ground and that in a few seconds you could lose everything of the world you possess? Have you ever thought of how your life passes away very quickly, and that you will grow old and become weak, and slowly lose your beauty, health, and strength?

A Guide for the Young Muslims (Book Two)

This book, authored by Dr. Assad Nimer Busool, is the second of a series, which aims to introduce the principles of Islam to children at an early age. Bringing up children in the Faith makes them strong in moral values and helps them lead a life pleasing to God. In this book, the principles of the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad and the early generations of Muslims are discussed in a more detailed way in order to implant them in the child’s mind and to make them a part of his/her daily life

Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam

Through this engaging work, readers will gain a better understanding of the everyday aspects of Muslim American life, to dispel many of the misconceptions that still remain and open a dialogue for tolerance and acceptance.

Muslim Teens: Today’s Worry, Tomorrow’s Hope

From the preface: “Teen years we are told by society are the time for school dances, house parties, and road trips, the time for underage drinking, for dating, for casinos and gambling, the time for exploring and discovering, discovering beer, discovering drugs, discovering the opposite sex, the time for finding yourself; teen years, we are told, are the time of your life.

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