Best Non-Fiction / Self-Help Books For Teens

11 Best Non-fiction/Self-help Books For Teens: A Must Read Before They Turn 18: To Help Them Understand Life Better

Teenage is mostly defined as between 13 and 19 years old. Teenage is the best time to nurture the teen’s minds for the future. If teenagers are given the correct books to read in their teenage days they get many benefits. They develop reading habits. The correct book will make them ready for the future. They can understand people around them better. They are in a better situation to choose from the choices coming their way. They can understand their life better. Without further delay, let’s start with the 11 Best Non-fiction/self-help Books For Teens.

Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Dr Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese, is a small read but teaches the very powerful lesson of dealing with changes in our lives. Written as a story of two mice to keep the reader hooked till the end leaving the reader with a powerful lesson.

The Present: The Secret to Enjoying your Work and Life, Now! by Dr Spencer Johnson

The Present is the correct name chosen for the book since teaches how important it is to stay in the present moment with properly dealing with the past and the future. Again this one is also a small read with powerful life lessons.

Read the book summary: Who Moved My Cheese? For Teens

Rich Dad Poor Dad : What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That The Poor And Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki

According to me, Rich Dad Poor Dad is the best book written on finance and managing money. Though the finance subject sounds boring, the book written in the story narration makes learning the subject interesting for anyone. Must read for teenagers to make them understand financial independence and passive income power early on in their lives.

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The most difficult and core task in this whole world is to deal with people you live with and work with. How to Win Friends and Influence People, does this task very well by teaching techniques for tackling people best possible and genuine way (without manipulating them). If teenagers learn the skill of dealing with people around them then there is no looking back for them in life.

Memory: How To Develop, Train, And Use It by William Walker Atkinson

Any teenager has to learn and remember lots of things and moving forward in their lives this will increase. The book Memory: How To Develop, Train, And Use It, teaches how can we better use our memory to learn and remember things faster and for a longer period. This is a most underrated book but is a powerhouse of knowledge.

Goal To Success by Poonam Bhatt

Direction is very much important in our life. If we are not sure in which direction our life should progress then we keep on doing random things and achieve nothing. The book Goal To Success, help you decide what should be your direction, and methods to achieve the goal faster. This is again a small read but teaches the importance of goals, planning, and time management to achieve the success you want in life.

7 Reasons: Why To Read The Book Goal To Success?

DO EPIC SHIT by Ankur Warikoo

DO EPIC SHIT, as the name suggests, don’t be afraid to do mistakes in life, but learn from them. This book has the answer to many questions that any teenager would have in their mind. It teaches don’t limit ourselves to the typical boundaries set by society. Learn to achieve what you desire, accept failure and keep moving on.

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Secret is an amazing book that teaches how positive thinking creates positive life and negative thinking leads to negative incidence. It also teaches some amazing techniques to stay positive in life and lead our life to where we want it to be.


The Power of your subconscious mind helps to understand how can we use the power of the subconscious mind for our betterment. This is also a must-read book since learning from the book help teenagers channel their mind power in the right direction.

The Almanack Of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness by Eric Jorgenson

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant is a collection of tweets by Naval Ravikant. Naval Ravikant is a is an Indian-American entrepreneur and investor. His perspective on different things in life like health, happiness, time, and wealth is mind-blowing.

Bhagavad Gita Original in English by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad

Last but not least, Shreemad Bhagavad Geeta deserves to be at top of any self-help book in the whole world. It is the wisdom shared by Shree Krishna to Arjuna before the great battle of Mahabharata started. Arjuna found himself helpless to see his relative in front of him ready to fight. At that time Shree Krishan helped Arjuna by sharing the divine wisdom that is applicable in today’s era as well. Rather I would say, it is said and written, for this era only since its wisdom is timeless and most applicable to this time. It is said to be the best psychological book ever written that helps people to overcome any difficult situation in life and help people stay happy in any situation.

These are the life-changing books that every teenager must read, and that too also in the order it is mentioned here. Hope this post helps! Subscribe to this blog to get more such informative posts straight into your inbox. Feel free to share the post with your relatives and friends, so they also get benefit from the books.

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