Coming of age books for girls are somewhat interesting in that they look not at the physical aspects of the shift between girlhood to womanhood, but at the mental gears that have to be shifted. There are some great books that cover this area; these are the Top 5.
The audio book called "The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw", is an unabridged recording of the third book from the best-selling series from Jeff Kinney. This audio book is really filled with humorous coming of age stories and is highly recommend to the readers of theskykid.com.
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The Lost Boy is an account of the experiences that shaped the personality of author Dave Pelzer, as he tries to make sense of his past and its reflection on his present and future.The book is a prime example of a coming of age novel, detailing the struggles of a young boy trying to find himself and believe, for once, that he is a regular kid - not an " it " - but a human person.