RESOURCES FOR YOUR TEENAGERS
Suggested Movies for Teenagers
Smart Phones, Dumb People
Abstinence Guide by Dr. Meg Meeker NEW!
"Modesty and Romance" by Jason Evert NEW!
Romance Without Regret
by Jason and Crystalina Evert
This excellent DVD is a must see for all parents and their teenagers. A
presentation on sexual honesty is given to a highschool group of teenagers
in a dynamic,funny,riveting and powerful approach that will help all understand
how to find authentic love and sexual integrity.
Theology of the Body for Teens
by Jason and Crystalina Evert and Brian Butler
This DVD series includes 12 dynamic 25 minute presentations, as well as a textbook and
workbook for youth to appreciate and understand the wonderful theology of the body and how
it impacts relationships, sexuality and vocation. A 40 minute presentation and summary are provided
specifically for parents. Separate guys and girls segments are designed to help foster in-depth
discussion of the material presented. This package is of tremendous help to parents, teenagers
and all those who work with teens.
When we take long drives, our teens love to listen to the free audios from Car Talk. Hilarious, informative, captivating and fun, you can
download them for free at www.npr.org/podcasts
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by Matthew Kelly
A great book encouraging readers to really become the best version of themselves in so many ways. Great for teens and adults.
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul
by John Eldgredge
A great book on manhood for teen boys. My guys loved it.
To Be a Man: Lifelessons for Young Men
by James Stenson
A super great read on the inner qualites that make for terrific men.
The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make
by Sean Covey
Filled with great advice on helping teens succeed in many areas of their lives.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
by Sean Covey
This great book applies the 7 Habits to
teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they have to
face. Entertaining in style, Covey helps teens improve self-image,
build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve goals, get along
with parents are more.
A great gift grade 8 graduation and even a good read for
What Smart Students Know
by Adam Robinson
This is a great book for kids wanting
to do well academically in highschool and university. Lots of
practical ideas and insight into studying, writing essays, preparing
for exams and how to enjoy the learning process.
The Best Things in Life
by Peter Kreeft
Written by a professor of philosophy
this is one book among many great works. Written as a conversation
between Socrates and different students, this engaging book explodes
values like success, power and pleasure. We are left seeing more
clearly what really are the best things in life. Excellent for the
teenager in his final years of highschool.
**Many more on issues on dating at Kids and Sexuality: Resources
and at DATING.
Pure Love by Jason Evert
A small inexpensive booklet that's jam packed with
excellent wisdom for teens on dating, love and marriage. Wonderfully
presented in a natural way with strong, logical reasons why we should
save our hearts and sexuality for marriage. We give this to our kids
a few months before starting highschool.
Real Love by Mary Beth Bonacci
This is a dynamite book for every
Catholic teenager. Comprehensive, dynamic, very captivating.
Candidly looks at friendship, relationships, and marriage in relation
to the teachings of the Catholic Church. We leave this book lying around
for our teenagers to leaf through.
If You Really Loved Me: 100 Questions on Dating, Relationships and Sexual Purity
by Jason Evert NEW!
A humorous, friendly and blunt approach on sexuality, helping teens know the difference
between love and lust. Evert provides straight answers to tough questions and affirms
authentic love in the process. A great read for parents and teenagers.
I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris
This is a great book for highschool and
university students who are into the dating scene. Filled with
numerous anecdotes and great perception, this book helps the reader
deeply examine the purpose of dating, sincere love, purity and
purposeful singleness. It is by no means “a downer”. An excellent read.
The ABCs of Choosing a Good Husband by Stephen Wood
The ABCs of Choosing a Good Wife by Stephen Wood
It's not easy to find a good spouse in our materialistic, pleasure-seeking, divorce-plagued society. These unique new books offer practical and insightful advice on how to choose a partner for life. Easy to read, engaging and full of insight. Great for teens, young adults and even older men and women who are wondering if the person they are dating is the right one.
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A national fashion and image project for TEENS by TEENS - A wonderful initiative to promote
great fashion. Provides also good articles and links to relevant websites.
Pure Fashion is a faith-based program that encourages teen girls to live, act, and dress attractively
An incredible resource for teens and parents done in a question and answer format on all aspects
of dating and sexuality put out by Jason Evert and his wife Crystalina.
Mary Beth Bonacci, international
speaker on teen chastity offers excellent articles and books on-line.
Peter Kreeft is a philosophy professor with a passion to build critical thinking about life, love,
God, meaning and purpose through his work. He provides numerous articles and talks on-line and offers
an excellent array of books and CD's for sale. Excellent for our teenagers
who are searching for good arguements and reasons for living life to its fullest.