Teenagers are in the most formative years of their lives. They are learning by leaps and bounds and soaking in information and ideas like sponges. A major medium through which they grow is books. Books can be educational, enriching, brilliant, beautiful, stimulating, mind-bending, and life-changing. Books are the tools that change minds, hearts, and, ultimately, the world. Think of how the invention of the printing press revolutionized everything. As the ever-wise Dr. Seuss wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Growing, responsible, culturally-engaged teenagers need books. As graduation season fast approaches, parents and friends are looking for gifts for the young people they know. Have you considered giving a book? It’s more long-lasting than technology, more soul-nourishing than money, and more transformative than almost anything else you could get for them. Here are 10 books that every Christian teen should consider reading.