Archive for the ‘Curtis Teens’ Category

Gift Books For Teen Readers

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Gift Books For TeensLooking for gift book ideas for the teen in your life? Or are you a teen looking for something good to read?

Below is a list of items to help you with your holiday gift giving.

These and more titles are in a print version; stop by the Youth Services desk and pick up a copy or download it by clicking here.

As seen on screen:

By Veronica Roth
On the day of the faction ceremony, Beatrice joins Dauntless, becomes Tris, and struggles to make her way in this dystopian world.

The Book Thief
By Marcus Zusak
Narrated by Death, meet Leisel, a young German girl whose only escape from the devastating effects of WWII is to steal and read books.

Ender's Game
By Orson Scott Card
He’s only a boy but humankind is counting on him to save planet Earth.

The Princess Bride
By William Goldman
Sure the movie is fantastic and perhaps you and the teen in your life can recite it word for word but the book (as is usually the case) is even better and is also a visual experience.

Calvin & Hobbes
By Bill Watterson
A young boy and his stuffed (?) tiger soon to be animated in a documentary about their

Don't like reading? Try:

The Ultimate Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook
By David Borgenicht
With luck and good sense, may you never find yourself attacked by a shark or falling into quicksand but since both can happen here in Maine, shouldn’t you be prepared?

The Sports Book: The Games, the Rules, the Tactics, the Techniques
Edited by Allison Singer
Need to know the difference between Canadian rules football and the NFL? This DK book covers just about every sport currently played in the world right now. A great browsing book.

Maddie on Things: A Super-Serious Project About Dogs and Physics
By Theron Humphrey
Theron Humphrey takes his beautiful dog, Maddie, on a road trip across the US. Photos of Maddie straddling hay bales and defying gravity atop landmarks will surely crack a smile.

Call 725-5242×227 or email for more suggestions any time of year.

Click here to download the complete gift books list