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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

101 Stories of Life, Love, and Learning for Younger Teens

In this collection of 101 stories for younger teens, middle schoolers share their personal stories of life, love, and learning.

Middle school is hard. Your bodies are changing, your friends are changing, classes are harder, and tough things happen. This “support group in a book” is specifically geared to you.

Read stories written by kids just like you, about their middle school years, and:

  • true friends and new friends
  • mean girls... and boys
  • embarrassing moments
  • bully payback
  • crushes and young love
  • being happy with yourself
  • tough times
  • family issues
  • doing what’s right
  • and lots more!

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the Chicken soup for the Soul® series, which includes 40 New York Times bestsellers. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation, peak performance and human potential and is the Chief Executive Officer of The Canfield Training Group, President of Self-Esteem Seminars and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. Jack has conducted intensive personal and professional development seminars for more than 1,000,000 people worldwide. An internationally renowned corporate trainer, keynote speaker, and popular radio and TV talk show guest, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul (November 4, 2008)
  • Length: 380 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781935096269