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Old 04-19-2013, 03:00 PM   #16
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Any book by Robert Louis Stevenson would be good. Thanks, Paul for reminding me.
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:15 PM   #17
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My 15 year old brother loves the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer and the Percy Jackson and the Olympians books by Rick Riordan.
I would also recommend those books.
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:12 AM   #18
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Anything his mother disapproves of.
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The Island of Doctor Moreau- H.G. Wells
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:45 AM   #19
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Cool Robert A. Heinlein's Juveniles (Scribner)

Scribner's juveniles
1. Rocket Ship Galileo, 1947
2. Space Cadet, 1948
3 .Red Planet, 1949
4. Farmer in the Sky, 1950
5. Between Planets, 1951
6. The Rolling Stones (Space Family Stone) 1952
7. Starman Jones, 1953
8. The Star Beast, 1954
9. Tunnel in the Sky, 1955
10. Time for the Stars, 1956
11. Citizen of the Galaxy, 1957
12. Have Space Suit--Will Travel, 1958
(not Schribner's, but still in the same group)
13. Starship Troopers (1959)
14. Podkayne of Mars, 1963

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Old 04-20-2013, 02:47 AM   #20
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As a teen I loved stuff like Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, and I started dipping my feet into science fiction with Asimov and Clarke so my recommendations would be along those lines.
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Old 04-21-2013, 12:37 PM   #21
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Im not huge on Stephen King but when I was 14 (not all that long ago) I really enjoyed The Eyes of the Dragon

King wrote it for his daughter, wish he wrote more stuff in this style.
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:20 PM   #22
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Here's a selection of books all involving teenaged boys. I'd guess he'd like any of these, and they're all available as ebooks:

Holes, by Louis Sachar
Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen
Hatchet, by Gary Paulson
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls

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Old 04-22-2013, 12:56 PM   #23
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The Heinlein juveniles, like Farmer in the Sky or Starship Troopers, or Tunnel in the Sky.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:47 AM   #24
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Davd Eddings "Belgariad" series, starts with " Pawn of Prophecy". The main character is a teenage farmboy who discovers that his aunt (who raised him) is an ancient sorceress and he is the long lost heir of a kingdom. Joined by an scruffy wizard they must flee the farm. Fun dialog and not as dauntingly thick as some fantasy can be.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:08 PM   #25
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My son has begun reading Fred Saberhagen's Book of Swords books and seems to be enjoying them.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:41 PM   #26
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Has he tried audiobooks?

Starting May 30th, SYNC will be offering two free audiobooks each week for 12 weeks. These audiobooks are aimed at kids 13-yo and up. A complete schedule with a description and a 4 minute audio sample of each audiobook is on the website. All 24 titles will be available for Canadian listeners.
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:00 PM   #27
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Im not huge on Stephen King but when I was 14 (not all that long ago) I really enjoyed The Eyes of the Dragon

King wrote it for his daughter, wish he wrote more stuff in this style.
I wish I could say that. Alas it's been 28 yrs since I was 14. I was fond of Asimov's books as a kid and Arthur C. Clarke's fiction is still pretty good too.
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:49 AM   #28
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Has anyone mentioned Interstellar Pig yet? Awesome book. Young male protagonist.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:57 PM   #29
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Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner is now out as an ebook, but it's $16 at Amazon.
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:48 AM   #30
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I thought Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan series was fantastic. Perfect for teens. Great story, great characters, great steampunk action and suspense.
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