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How to Buy Awesome Gifts for 13-Year-Olds
Being 13 means you're finally a teenager - and that's incredibly exciting to be! Ride the wave of this thrilling time in a child's life by buying an equally rocking gift for him or her. Here are a few ways to think about buying gifts for 13-year-olds.

Go Digital
Teens are digital natives. With this in mind, buy your 13-year-old something that makes her tech lifestyle even cooler. From new gadgets to new accessories for her favorite devices, you'll find something that matches their personality with their tech obsession. 

Get Personal
Kids love anything with their name on it - which is why they doodle their name all over their notebooks, backpacks, and sneakers. Gift a 13-year-old with a T-shirt, pillow, backpack, wall hanging, or piece of jewelry with her name on it, and you're guaranteed to make her day.

Help Them Capture Memories
Many teens love to document their lives. A notebook he can use as a diary or a scrapbook she can use to remember the concerts and parties she goes to would go over well with most 13-year-olds.

Give Them the Gift of Style
At 13, kids are just getting a sense of their personal style, shopping for themselves and putting together their own outfits. A cool sweatshirt, piece of jewelry, watch, or jacket from their favorite store (check with mom and dad first!) would be fun gift for a teen to receive.

Help Them Cheer on Their Team
If your teen is a sports fan, pretty much anything that honors his favorite team - from a jersey to a wall hanging - is a guaranteed win.

Encourage a Love of Music
Thirteen is a great age to first pick up a musical instrument, so consider gifting a full-sized, professional grade instrument to your teen along with lessons from a professional musician.