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Pirituality It is down to earth includes strong examples perceives the issues teens face well and esponds nonjudgmentally Each of these things make Buddha an enjoyable and useful ead It is though is in some ways three or four very short books Book 1 a history of Buddhism and a description of Buddhism Book 2 applications of Buddhism to a teen s life and Book 3 a description of how to meditate and a grab bag of strategies to enrich one #s spiritual practice I especially liked the latter part of Book 1 and all of Book 2 That it tries to # spiritual practice I especially liked the latter part of Book 1 and all of Book 2 That it tries to all of these goals without strong transitions in 240 pages is frustratingBut then I m not the target audience neither in terms of age or knowledge of Buddhism I have given Buddha to others who are either at a beginning stage in their practice or a teenager struggling with the tasks of being a teenager They have esponded very well to it as I did when I first ead Buddha in Your Backpack about ten years agoAs a side note Metcalf has three other books that appear to apply Buddhist ideas to everyday issues What Would Buddha Do 101 Answers to Life S Daily Dilemmas Being s Daily Dilemmas Being at Work 108 Ancient Truths on Change Stress Money and Success and Just Add Buddha uick Buddhist Solutions for Hellish Bosses Traffic Jams Stubborn Spouses and Other Annoyances of Everyday Life If you are not an adolescent or if you have adult issues that you d like to consider from a Buddhist approach consider these books Loved it Easy to ead and comprehend Wanted to preview it before giving it to my kids Looking forward to their feedback Buddha in Your Backpack Everyday Buddhism for Teens is a great for any teen that likes to think about things on a deeper level This book has many stop and think moments scattered in it s text this in my opinion somewhat hinders it at times as well though understanding a way of life is of course doing to be confusing It can be very difficult to grasp the concept of what the Author is trying to get across The book starts off giving you some insight on Buddha s early life though he wasn t Buddha yet I The Monacan Indian Nation of Virginia: The Drums of Life really learned a lot through this book and was very intrigued with the many concepts that were mentioned then goes through how to do certain things like to deal with dukka and other things All and all the book has a charm to it to interest teens I liked the fact it was teen friendly and very informative not many books Iead can be informative and fun to ead such as Buddha in Your Backpack That s why I ate this four stars GENRE Non fiction ReligionSUBJECTTHEMES Buddhism self discovery self improvementSUMMARY Buddha in Your Backpack provides teens with a brief history of the Buddha an overview of the different tenets and beliefs of Buddhism and a list of additional Murder in Gutenthal readings for those who wish to further their knowledge on the subject The book is structured and the material is presented in a manner that is directed at teens. Your Backpack tells Buddha’s life story in a fashion teens willelate to describing Buddha as a young ebel not satisfied with the answers of his elders It then introduces Buddha’s core teachings with chapters like “All About. Buddhism is broken down into topics that matter to teenagers Homelife School Issues Your Body The Opposite Sex and You Finding Yourself and Big uestions Then the book discusses how to go down the Buddhist path and provides exercises to aid one s journeyEVALUATION I have On the Field of Glory: an Historical Novel of the Time of King John Sobieski read a bit about Buddhism though I am not a Buddhist Many books on the subject can be dry or difficult to comprehend or theeader cannot understand how the Buddhist way of life can be incorporated into their own life Metcalf s book solves all of those problems His casual and Lassie Come-Home relaxed style of speech will put teens at ease and makes the material easier to understand He interjects humor here and there and utilizes many hypothetical situations and phrases that teenagers will be able toelate to Best of all is how he breaks Buddhism down into sections that directly The People from the Sea relate to a teenager s life I think I learned from this book than I have from a Buddhism book aimed at adultsWHY I WOULD INCLUDE IT Teenagers are on a journey to find out who they are and part of that may include experimenting with differenteligions I would include this book as an option to teens that wish to explore Buddhism and I would also seek to add other books that are written in a similar style This was extremely informative without trying to convert anyone be preachy or be lecturingTo demonstrate that young adults have a number of options egarding eligions and to show that the library they patronize does not play favorites this book could be put on A Display Featuring A display featuring a of eligious booksITEMS WITH SIMILAR APPEAL Fire in the Heart A Spiritual Guide for Teens by Deepak Chopra The Way of Youth Buddhist Common Sense for Handling Life s uestions by Daisaku Ikeda Blue Jean Buddha Voices of Young Buddhists by Jack Kornfield Dharma Punx by Noah Levine What Would Buddha Do 101 Answers to Life s Daily Dilemmas by Franz Metcalf Wide Awake Buddhism for the New Generation by Diana Winston This is a very good book for all Buddhism beginners not just teenagers It is a uick ead and an easy Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady and Mr. Majeika and the Music Teacher read This book emphasizes that you don t have to be a buddhist that you can bring Buddhism into your life without making drastic changes or changing youreligion Everything is simplified and easy to understand I highly ecommend this book for anyone of any age who is just beginning their journey or might have a slight interest Will definitely ead again All wrong doing arises because of journey or might have a slight interest Will definitely Ninth City Burning (War of the Realms, read again All wrong doing arises because of If mind is transformed can wrong doingemain The Buddha I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would Der Ritter und die Bastardtochter recommend it for teens and adults in order to gain insight into Buddhist teachings While this is not a comprehensive manual on Buddhism it presents the basics in an organized and efficient manner Never boring theeader or coming off as demanding the conversion to Buddhism the book sensitively gives the Chinaberries and Crows reader the knowledge to choose a path that isight for them. Me” and “Been There Why’d I Do That” The author presents thoughtful and spiritual insights on school dating hanging out jobs and other issues of special interest to teens inviting eaders to look inside themselves for answe. .

Buddha in Your Backpack Everyday Buddhism for TeensI absolutely LOVED eading Buddha in Your Backpack My dad bought it for me as he is very interested in spirituality and lives his life by some of the Christian AND Buddhist morals He goes by two eligions as Buddhism teaches him that you are allowed
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follow than eligion I "am not currently a Christian and am unsure if I believe in God ight now I don t "not currently a Christian and am unsure if I believe in God ight now I don t I m a particularly eligious person I don t follow eligions but I do follow the morals and actions of inspirational people so I guess you could say Delta Goodrem is my eligion It was interesting to ead what the book said about debatable topics in the modern world such as sexuality and mental illness Regarding sexuality Buddhism encourages every person to be themselves Reform, Red Scare, and Ruin regardless of their sexuality and that it shouldn t be an issue and that everyone should have the sameights which I completely agree with On the topic of mental disorders particularly eating disorders in this case being thin the Buddha himself starved himself to get id of desire food however he REALISED that this was detremential to himself and was so weak that he couldn t even meditate Well So He Started To So he started to again and encourages everyone else to do so to be the happiest and strongest version of themselvesSo knowing myself and my context I think it would be nearly impossible to become a traditional Buddhist and letting go of possessions and desires However this book propelled me to think in the mind space of a different eligion I eally agreed with and enjoyed the Buddhist take on some of these modern day issues Good YA nonfiction book for someone interested Friendly language and easy to elate Lies, Damned Lies, and History regardless of one seligion This is a great little book If I had access to it as a teenager my life might have been easier All teenagers are seeking and unfortunately in our society they become entangled in the selfish materialism and spiritual bankruptcy that seem to be the substantial products of western capitalism The author introduces simple approaches to the ideas and methods that are central to Buddhist practice in a way that allows young people to make their own way into the The New World richness of a life centered around practice It will probably not be enough to establish a strong basis but it does provide and encouraging beginning It is a taster and the kidseading it will inevitably make up their own mind about whither this might be an approach to life that might work for them Life is such a complex web and as a You Wouldn't Want to Be an Inca Mummy!: A One-way Journey You'd Rather Not Make result any approach to understanding it is challenging This little book has made a fine effort Buddha in Your Backpack is a lively description of Buddhism that iselevant and engaging for teens and those outside their teens Franz Metcalf tells the story of Buddhism and how it may both be elevant for teens and make their lives better He does this without dumbing down Buddhism In many ways Buddha is accessible than many books on A guide for navigating the teen years Buddha in Your Backpack is for young people who want to learn about Buddhism or for those who simply want to understand what’s going on inside themselves and in the world around them Buddha in. ,


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