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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Preteens Talk

Inspiration and Support for Preteens from Kids Just Like Them

Preteens will appreciate these 101 stories of inspiration and support from kids just like them.

Preteens Talk and share their stories with you. Being a preteen is harder than it looks. School is more intense, your body is changing, friends and parents seem different, you deal with crushes and cliques...
You are not alone. Read true stories written by other preteens just like you on:

  • feeling insecure
  • peer pressure and cliques
  • divorce and loss
  • best friends
  • embarrassing moments
  • crushes
  • school and after-school

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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

Photograph by Susan Morrow