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Top Titles for Ages 2 to 5


  • The Ugly Duckling (by )
  • Story of the Three Little Pigs, The (by )
  • Baby's Own Aesop (by )
  • The House That Jack Built (by )
  • Three Little Pigs 
  • The Pied Piper of Hamelin .. (by )
  • Three Blind Mice (by )
  • The Story of Ferdinand (by )
  • Baby's Abc Book 
  • Little Mary; Or, The Picture-Book 
  • Johnny Crow's Party; Another Picture Boo... (by )
  • The Velveteen Rabbit; Or, How Toys Becom... (by )
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit (by )
  • Harrison's New Nursery Picture Book : Co... (by )
  • Harry's Ladder to Learning 
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Top Titles for Age 6


  • The Tiny Picture Book 
  • Jack and the Beanstalk 
  • Adventures of Sonny Bear (by )
  • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Stories 
  • Picture Book Garden 
  • The Curious Adventures of Cinderella, Or... 
  • Purple Cow, The (by )
  • Fairy Tales/By Hans Christian Andersen; ... (by )
  • Raggedy Ann's Alphabet Book (by )
  • Pets and Playmates 
  • The Story Hour; A Book for the Home and ... (by )
  • Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and ... (by )
  • The Wise Gray Cat (by )
  • The Little People of the Snow (by )
  • The Story Hour; A Book for the Home and ... (by )
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Top Titles for Age 7


  • The Green Fairy Book (by )
  • Old King Cole (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
  • A Apple Pie and Other Nursery Tales : Fo... 
  • The Tale of Buster Bumblebee (by )
  • The Children's Book of Stars; (by )
  • Raggedy Andy Stories: Introducing the Li... (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
  • Bambi ṿald mayśele (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
  • Raggedy Ann stories (by )
  • Ozma of Oz (by )
  • Old Roly Bear Visits His Cousins (by )
  • Bambi (by )
  • Dutch Twins, The (by )
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Top Titles for Age 8


  • Lilliput Legends 
  • Rip Van Winkle (by )
  • The Phantom Rickshaw (by )
  • Heidi (by )
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The (by )
  • Heidi (by )
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (th... (by )
  • The Jungle Book (by )
  • Zanzibar Tales (by )
  • Five Children and It (by )
  • Cottage Verses for Young Readers (by )
  • The story of King Arthur and his knights (by )
  • Five Children and It (by )
  • What Shall We Do Now Over Five Hundred G... (by )
  • The Sleeping Beauty (by )
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Top Titles for Age 9


  • Piccino, And Other Child Stories (by )
  • Read it LOUD!, Little Red Riding Hood (by )
  • King Solomon's Mines (by )
  • Adventures of Paddy Beaver, The (by )
  • David Copperfield (by )
  • Nature Myths and Stories for Little Chil... (by )
  • Second Jungle Book, The (by )
  • The Rose and the Ring (by )
  • The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver (by )
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2) (by )
  • The History of Little Red Riding Hood 
  • The Adventures of Columbus : Early Ameri... (by )
  • The Wonder Clock (by )
  • Swiss Family Robinson, The (by )
  • Tanglewood Tales (by )
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Top Titles for Age 10


  • Little Women (by )
  • Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates (by )
  • The Raven (by )
  • Carrots, Just a Little Boy and a Christm... (by )
  • Treasure Island (by )
  • Winnetou, The Apache Knight (by )
  • The Prince and the Page (by )
  • Under the Lilacs (by )
  • The Four Million (by )
  • Light Princess, The (by )
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 
  • Treasure Island (by )
  • Treasure Island (by )
  • Hans Brinker (by )
  • Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Hor... (by )
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Top Titles for Age 11


  • Cricket on the Hearth, The (by )
  • Sea Fairies, The (by )
  • The Invisible Man (by )
  • The Sea Fairies (by )
  • Mysterious Island, The (by )
  • A Little Princess (by )
  • The Children's Book of Christmas Stories (by )
  • Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The (by )
  • Pride and Prejudice (by )
  • The Mysterious Island (by )
  • The Royal Book of Oz : In Which the Scar... (by )
  • Eyebright : A Story (by )
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The (by )
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (by )
  • The thousand and one nights: the Arabian... (by )
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Top Titles for Age 12


  • The Land That Time Forgot (by )
  • A Room with a View (by )
  • Captains Courageous (by )
  • Room with a View, A (by )
  • The Prisoner of Zenda (by )
  • The Call of the Wild (by )
  • A Boy I Knew : Four Dogs, And Some More ... (by )
  • The Prisoner of Zenda : Being the Histor... (by )
  • Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (by )
  • The Making of the Great West, 1512-1883 (by )
  • The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (by )
  • The wonderful adventures of Nils (by )
  • The Making of the Great West, 1512-1883 (by )
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (by )
  • Kidnapped (by )
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Top Titles for Age 13


  • Nicholas Nickleby (by )
  • White Fang (by )
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (version... (by )
  • Ragged Dick (by )
  • Eight Cousins (by )
  • Robinson Crusoe (by )
  • Fairy Tales from Shakespeare (by )
  • Famous Voyages of the Great Discoverers (by )
  • War of the Worlds, The (by )
  • Countess Julie (by )
  • Robinson Crusoe (by )
  • The Old Curiosity Shop : Volume 1 (by )
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (by )
  • Stories from Livy (by )
  • Ragged Dick : Or, Street Life in New Yor... (by )
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Top Titles for Age 14


  • The Oregon Trail (by )
  • Captain Blood (by )
  • The Princess and the Goblin (by )
  • Tragedy of Macbeth, The (by )
  • Tom Brown's schooldays (by )
  • Sense and Sensibility (version 3) (by )
  • Sister Carrie (by )
  • The Barber of Seville; A Comic Opera in ... (by )
  • Princess and the Goblin, The (by )
  • Arms and the Man (by )
  • Emma (by )
  • The Canterbury Tales (by )
  • The Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe (by )
  • Sister Carrie (by )
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Co... (by )
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Top Titles for Age 15


  • Great Expectations (by )
  • The Writings of Mark Twain : Volume 1 (by )
  • The Road Not Taken : An Introduction to ... (by )
  • My Man Jeeves (by )
  • Blue Beard 
  • The Golden Bough (by )
  • A Midsummer-Night's Dream (by )
  • Golden Bough, The (by )
  • The Rome Express (by )
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (by )
  • Agnes Grey (by )
  • Sign of the Four, The (by )
  • The Golden Bough (by )
  • The Devil's Pool (by )
  • Mansfield Park (by )
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Top Titles for Age 16


  • The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of l... (by )
  • Lorna Doone (by )
  • The Promised Land, By Mary Antin; (by )
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (by )
  • How I Found Livingstone (by )
  • The Professor and Poems (by )
  • The Prince and the Pauper (by )
  • Man Who Would Be King, The (by )
  • Metamorphosis, The (by )
  • Hamlet (by )
  • The Adventures of Captain Horn (by )
  • Uncle Tom's cabin : or, Life among the l... (by )
  • The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stor... (by )
  • Uncle Vanya (by )
  • Uncle Vanya (by )
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Top Titles for Age 17


  • The Woman in White (by )
  • Scarlet Letter, The (by )
  • Tartuffe (by )
  • Wuthering Heights (by )
  • To Have and to Hold (by )
  • Woman in White, The (by )
  • The Scarlet Letter (by )
  • To Have And To Hold (by )
  • The Woman in White (by )
  • Scarlet Pimpernel, The (by )
  • Turn of the Screw, The (by )
  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famo... (by )
  • The tragedy of Julius Caesar (by )
  • Tartuffe (by )
  • The Turn of the Screw (by )
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Top Titles for Age 18


  • A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board His M... (by )
  • Republic, The (by )
  • War and Peace, Book 01: 1805 (by )
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread (by )
  • Utopia (by )
  • Paradise Lost (by )
  • Madame Bovary (by )
  • Ivanhoe (by )
  • The Sonnets (by )
  • Middlemarch (by )
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread (by )
  • The Iliad (by )
  • Far from the Madding Crowd (by )
  • Mrs. Dalloway (by )
  • This side of paradise (by )
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Top Titles for Ages 18+


  • Tender Buttons (by )
  • The Great Learning (by )
  • Art of War, The (by )
  • Man in the Iron Mask, The (by )
  • Babbitt (by )
  • Moonfleet (by )
  • Gulliver's Travels (by )
  • The Last of the Mohicans : a Tragedy, in... (by )
  • Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solom... (by )
  • Divine Comedy, The (by )
  • Bleak House (by )
  • Moonfleet (by )
  • Moonfleet (by )
  • The genius (by )
  • Bleak House (by )
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