Friendship and Books

If anything, books and people get along just as well as peanut butter and jelly. This collection of books should be perfect to remind you of your friends while they are away, feeling that tingling of happiness as if they are near.

The Girls series by Jacqueline Wilson

 This book series talks about a group of girls, who embark on the journey of young adult-hood. Their friendship grows stronger as they face teenage crisis that the stories discuss, including eating disorders and dating.

Wreck this Journal by Kerl Smith

 229 pages of absolute fun, Wreck this Journal is an interactive book that invites one to express himself in pages. The journal can be shared or kept close for only you to see. However, it is proven to be more fun when wrecking this book with your friends and some coffee!

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield, Kimberly Kirberger, and Mark Victor Hansen

 This book is perfect for avid fans of the ‘Chicken Soup’ series. This one is presented with short stories about love and friendship for the teenagers in need of it. It is also suitable for anyone in search of a ‘witty girl bible’.

Sisterhood of travelling Pants series by Ann Brashares

 This is a story revolving around 4 best friends who are Lena, Tabitha, Bridget and Carmen. Their true wish is to remain as best friends forever, and so resort to sharing a pair of jeans that fit all of them perfectly. The book follows their story from sophomore year in high school, up to their freshman year in college. 

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

 This story begins with a young man who finds himself with a new neighbour. He soon learns to befriend the young girl next door. As their friendship grows, their world crosses beyond the river and to the forest they venture, discovering Terabithia. 

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

 Heidi’s story is set in Switzerland and is considered as one of the greatest works in Swiss literature. It is also known as Heidi, Girl of the Alps. It tells the story of a young orphan girl named Heidi who has lived under the care of her aunt until one day, when her aunt decides to pass on the responsibility to her grandfather. As she grows and continues to explore, she finds herself torn between two worlds, - a world with her new friend Clara and her aristocrat family, and the simple life in the Alps with her grandfather. 


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