gifts for graduates

Between the ages of 14 and 18, everyone should come into possession of each of the following items of gear, all of very high quality:
a pen-and-pencil (and, if possible, letter-opener) set, (personalized, preferably)
a manicure set
name stamp
rfid-blocking document holder
Also, literature-wise, a copy (preferably new) of each of the following books:
The City Boy, by Herman Wouk
Merriam-Webster’s pocket dictionary
a concise world atlas (concise for portability)
The Every-Other-Day Diet, by Krista Varady
The Best-Loved Poems of the American People, edited by Hazel Felleman
The Theory of Numbers, by Robert Carmichael
Youth ministers, and educators, should do their best to ensure that this standard is met for all youngsters / students passing through their care.
Additionally, those students known to be headed to military service should be in possession of the deluxe version of the Swiss army knife, and a copy of each of the following books:
The Art of War, by Sun Tzu
The Caine Mutiny, by Herman Wouk
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson
keywords:
[preparation for going out into the world]
[supplies needed by graduates]
[durable goods needed by graduates]
[gifts for students]
[gifts for young adults]
[gifts for youngsters]
[starting out in life]