03/01/2013 09:21 pm ET Updated May 01, 2013

Celebrate Read Across America Day: 10 Age Appropriate Books For Your Tween

Each year, we kick off March with an important celebration for our kids: Dr. Seuss' birthday. It's become a central part of our schools and communities and a day where we promote something that is so critical for our children: reading. But what happens when Dr. Seuss is no longer what your child wants to read? Or how about that dreaded day when your 8-year-old starts asking if she can read about a fantasy world where a vampire or werewolf is her love interest?

It seems that parents of tweens are unfairly caught between trying to keep their avid readers interested in reading while ensuring the content isn't making them mature too fast.

Don't fret, here are some age appropriate books that you and your tween can both agree on:

10 Age Appropriate Books For Your Tweens Curated by Tina Wells

Tina Wells founded Buzz Marketing Group, a youth marketing and trendspotting agency, when she was 16! She's spent the last 17 years working with companies like Dell, American Eagle Outfitters and Sony Music. She's also the author of the popular Mackenzie Blue series. When she's not traveling the world in search of new trends, she resides in Southern New Jersey with her fab collection of shoes.