Best Books to Help Prepare Your Teen for High School
High school can be a scary time for some teenagers. With all the changes that happen in school and out of school, teens may not always know how to make it in high school. Here are some of the best books to help prepare your teen for high school.
The Real High School Handbook: How to Survive, Thrive and Prepare for What’s Next by Susan Abel Lieberman – This is a great book to help your teen get through high school, covering topics like test taking, juggling homework, friendships, grades, extracurricular activities, choosing a college, high school diplomas and more. The book features real-life stories, making it easier for teenagers to relate.
100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know by Editors of American Heritage Dictionaries – One of the best ways to ensure your teen is prepared for high school is to help them build their vocabulary. This book features 100 different words that teens may encounter throughout the school year, in a variety of subjects.
Where Should I Sit at Lunch? The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years by Harriet S. Mostache and Karen Unger – No, this doesn’t tell your teen where to actually sit at lunch, well it does but that is not the focus of the book. The book provides teens with answers to common questions they may have throughout high school, including dealing with parents, making friends, time management, and test-taking techniques.
Surviving High School: Making the Most of the High School Years by Mike Riera– I tell you I wish they had a book like this when I was in high school. With all the changes going on at that time, I was overwhelmed and confused. However, now there is a book that is written in a lively format and a hip-tone that teens can relate to.