Adolescence is a period of rebellion, one way or another. So rare to find a teenager who loves to read a list of literature for summer. According to numerous polls among the students, the favorite literature of the guys is a fantasy. Very different Russian, foreign, of different authors. For many years a favorite among writers in adolescents remains J. R. R. Tolkien, can compete with it only by JK Rowling and her series of books about Harry Potter. In addition, the students read "the Chronicles of Narnia" by cs Lewis and "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini. Of Russian authors prefer guys of Sergei Lukyanenko, nick Perumov and Dmitry Yemets. By the way, interest in science fiction of the Strugatsky brothers also continues unabated.
By the way, it is worth noting the interest of teenagers to the book series by Stephanie Myers "Twilight". Young girls love these books.
Teenagers interested in science fiction and fantasy due to the desire to escape to a different reality from everyday problems and difficulties faced by all adolescents without exception. However, the interest of adults for this literature is easily explained by the same, and teenagers, in General, are adults.
Teenagers love the mainstream, like what is fashionable, that is why they are so fond of modern journalism. Sergei Minayev and his "soulless", Oksana Robski and her "Casual" young people think that plunging into the world described by these authors, they touch with real life, which is very close, which is waiting for them soon.
Detectives and horror – here is another large area of interest to teenagers. Moreover, the detectives can be very different, from Edgar Allan PoE and Arthur Conan Doyle to numerous creativity Darya Dontsova. Detectives, like all logic puzzles were always interesting to young people. As for horror, the first place in the ranking remains the uncrowned king of horror Stephen king.
And yet teenagers read classics. Another thing that drives them to this is not a list of mandatory literature, and the recommendations of friends and realized, to my great happiness, the promotion of culture, taking place in different cities. To read the classics became fashionable. For the first time picking up a book Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Stendhal, Balzac schoolchildren, all of a sudden you realize that classics can be interesting. The most readable classical works among teenagers – "a Hero of our time" Lermontov, "Crime and punishment" by F. M. Dostoevskogo, "Fathers and sons" by Ivan Turgenev.
Advice 2 : What books are worth reading in 15 years
A teenager hard to get to do what he does not like. He is forced to read in school, and now parents with their instructions. Despite this, the personality should at this age in full to gain momentum.
Certainly, no student, after graduating from school, never was able to master the entire curriculum in terms of reading for the summer and beyond. It is physically impossible, especially when the teenager has so many other Hobbies and little worries. Still, school assignments for the summer reading books somehow stimulate the development of the student. Classical works regardless of whether you ask them or not in school is a base, a Foundation, which is essential for building a competent personality. It is clear that no student in their right mind would sit by himself to read Dostoevsky or Bulgakov. If there are, then – units. Usually, such meaningful classics come much later. Still, it's necessary. Let the child and will not be able to understand the whole meaning of the piece, but at least will have an idea about it. You can dilute this reading discussion with the parents, reasoning on these topics, and so on. Raised in classic works problem, oddly enough, relevant to this day. Perhaps the child will even find answers to current questions.
In fifteen years, do not want to read something dull and boring to modern Teens give action Packed and adventurous and adventure stories. Fortunately, literary heritage has supplied all necessary. For example, "the adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark TWAIN, "the Hobbit" by Tolkien, "Robinson Crusoe" Daniel Defoe, "treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Children of captain Grant" and generally all the books of Jules Verne, Mayne Reid's "headless Horseman", "the Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexander Dumas, and many others.
Despite the fact that the child is already fifteen, is still a child. And he still believes or wants to believe in fairy tales. In addition, all of them easily, calmly and gently. Great tales have contemporary authors, for example, few people unknown "Harry Potter". It is better to let the children of his first read, and then we'll see. Kind of classic there are in the fairy-tale genre. "Pippi Longstocking", "the Kid and Carlson who lives on the roof", "the Little Prince", "Mowgli" - all these books are read generation of children.
More fairy tales children love only fiction. There are individuals who I recognize as the object of reading. "The adventures of electronics", "amphibian Man", "the Chronicles of Narnia", "the Walking castle", "Lord of the rings", "Earth Girl", "the Lost world" - this list incorporates both modern and Soviet authors and foreign writers.