5 Books for kids aged between 11 and 16 + Giveaway

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5 Books for kids aged between 11 and 16, with high school starting and those teenage years arriving the reading ability increases, much like their tastes etc. their choice of books could change drastically over this time. But what are some big Books that are good for this age bracket? let’s take a look.

Books for teens aged 11 to 16 years old

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by British author J.K. Rowling. The story follows the life of a young orphan boy named Harry Potter who discovers that he is a wizard and embarks on a journey to attend a magical school, learn magic, and battle the evil Lord Voldemort. The books explore themes of love, friendship, bravery, and the struggle between good and evil.

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians

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“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is a series of young adult fantasy novels by Rick Riordan that follows the adventures of Percy Jackson, a demigod who discovers his true identity and goes on quests to save the world of Greek gods and monsters. The series has themes of friendship, loyalty, and self-discovery, and is a beloved classic among fans of fantasy and mythology.

The Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games is a dystopian novel about a society where a totalitarian government forces children from each district to participate in a televised battle to the death. The story follows the main character, Katniss Everdeen, as she fights to survive and challenge the oppressive regime.

The Hunger Games

The Fault in Our Stars

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The book “The Fault in Our Stars” is a story about two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, who meet at a cancer support group and fall in love. Despite their illnesses, they embark on a journey to find the author of their favourite book, and in doing so, learn important lessons about life, love, and acceptance.


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“Wonder” is a novel written by R.J. Palacio. The story follows a young boy named August Pullman, who has a facial deformity and is starting fifth grade at a new school. The book explores themes of empathy, kindness, and acceptance.



Some of these are the biggest franchises in book history and crossed over to pop culture, for many kids in this age bracket they will have recognised these early, some cover much older stories and explore older themes which can help them as they grow in their understanding. But there are plenty more stories out there to add to their collection.

Win a paperback edition of The Fault in Our Stars

To help your teen discover the range of heartfelt stories available to them as they go through high school, I have a copy of The Fault in Our Stars to giveaway.

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