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.