As independent readers, pre-teens begin to discover more about themselves, their interests, and the world we live in. Every child matures at a different rate, so make sure the selections are appropriate for your pre-teen's maturity level. Many of the books feature a dystopian world, and may include violent or romantic themes, as well. But find a few that are right for your pre-teen, and you'll be amazed by how mesmerized they'll be by these books.
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