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Top Titles for Ages 2 to 5


  • Baby's Abc Book 
  • Harry's Ladder to Learning 
  • The Little Engine That Could (by )
  • The House That Jack Built (by )
  • The Velveteen Rabbit; Or, How Toys Becom... (by )
  • Baby's Lullaby Book : Mother Songs (by )
  • Three Blind Mice (by )
  • House that Jack Built, The (by )
  • The Ugly Duckling (by )
  • Adventures of Goody Two Shoes (by )
  • Little Bo Peep 
  • Little Mary; Or, The Picture-Book 
  • Harrison's New Nursery Picture Book : Co... (by )
  • Velveteen Rabbit, The (by )
  • Tale of Peter Rabbit (by )
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Top Titles for Age 6


  • The Tale of Ferdinand Frog (by )
  • Johnny Crow's Garden; A Picture Book (by )
  • Stories for Little Children (by )
  • The Story of Chicken Little: Rhymed and ... (by )
  • Fairy Tales/By Hans Christian Andersen; ... (by )
  • Purple Cow, The (by )
  • The Tiny Picture Book 
  • Johnny Crow's Garden (by )
  • The purple cow! (by )
  • Twas the Night before Christmas; A Visit... (by )
  • Johnny Crow's Garden; A Picture Book (by )
  • The Marquis of Carabas Picture Book 
  • Pets and Playmates 
  • Cinderella; Or, The Little Glass Slipper... 
  • Adventures of Sonny Bear (by )
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Top Titles for Age 7


  • A Book of Discoveries. Illustrated by Go... (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
  • Green Fairy Book, The (by )
  • The History of Little Goody Two Shoes : ... (by )
  • Mrs. Peter Rabbit (by )
  • Old King Cole Mother Goose Melodies 
  • The Dutch Twins (by )
  • Stories for Children. First Reader Grade (by )
  • The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes : ... (by )
  • Mrs. Peter Rabbit (by )
  • The Song of Hiawatha (by )
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio (by )
  • Just So Stories (version 3) (by )
  • The Three Jovial Huntsmen : One of R. Ca... (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
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Top Titles for Age 8


  • Understood Betsy (by )
  • Jungle Book, The (by )
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy (by )
  • Rip Van Winkle (by )
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy (by )
  • Anne of Green Gables (dramatic reading) (by )
  • Anne of Green Gables (by )
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (by )
  • Zanzibar tales told by natives of the ea... (by )
  • Zanzibar Tales (by )
  • Heidi (by )
  • Rainbows for Children (by )
  • Zanzibar tales told by natives of the ea... (by )
  • What Shall We Do Now Over Five Hundred G... (by )
  • The Sleeping Beauty (by )
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Top Titles for Age 9


  • The Little Story-Teller : A Selection of... 
  • The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver (by )
  • King Solomon's Mines (by )
  • King Solomon's Mines (by )
  • Peter and Wendy (by )
  • The Second Jungle Book (by )
  • The Adventures of Columbus : Early Ameri... (by )
  • What Katy Did at School (by )
  • A Christmas Carol, Score Etc Acc Volume Vol. III (by )
  • The Wonder Clock (by )
  • The Rose and the Ring (by )
  • What Katy Did at School (by )
  • David Copperfield (by )
  • Nature Myths and Stories for Little Chil... (by )
  • The Troll Garden (by )
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Top Titles for Age 10


  • Four Million, The (by )
  • The Thousand and One Nights, A New Tr. B... (by )
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (by )
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 
  • Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (by )
  • General Principles of Zoology (by )
  • The Light Princess (by )
  • Tale of Two Cities, A (by )
  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The (by )
  • Carrots, Just a Little Boy and a Christm... (by )
  • Rocky Fork (by )
  • The Prince and the Page (by )
  • Peterkin Papers, The (by )
  • The Story of Captain Meriwether Lewis an... (by )
  • Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (by )
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Top Titles for Age 11


  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The (by )
  • The Children's Book of Christmas Stories (by )
  • Jack, The Young Ranchman; Or, A Boy's Ad... (by )
  • Island of Dr. Moreau, The (by )
  • The Water-Babies (by )
  • The Sea Fairies (by )
  • Sea Fairies, The (by )
  • Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The (by )
  • The Invisible Man (by )
  • The Wide, Wide World (by )
  • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (by )
  • The King of the Golden River (by )
  • Children's Book of Christmas Stories, Th... (by )
  • A Little Princess (by )
  • The Railway Children (by )
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Top Titles for Age 12


  • Kidnapped (by )
  • 'Captains Courageous'' (by )
  • Secret Garden, The (by )
  • More magic pictures of the long ago; sto... (by )
  • Wonderful Adventures of Nils, The (by )
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (by )
  • The Secret Garden (by )
  • The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (by )
  • More Magic Pictures of the Long Ago; Sto... (by )
  • The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (by )
  • Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (by )
  • The Making of the Great West, 1512-1883 (by )
  • Stories of World History (by )
  • The Call of the Wild (by )
  • Captains Courageous (by )
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Top Titles for Age 13


  • Great Stories of All Nations (by )
  • A Capture the Castle (by )
  • The War of the Worlds (by )
  • Eight Cousins (by )
  • Rootabaga Stories (by )
  • Fairy Tales from Shakespeare (by )
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (by )
  • Famous Voyages of the Great Discoverers (by )
  • White Fang (by )
  • Jane Eyre (by )
  • Stories from Livy (by )
  • A Narrative of the Life of David Crocket... (by )
  • Pygmalion (by )
  • The story of Jack Ballister's fortunes (by )
  • Countess Julie (by )
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Top Titles for Age 14


  • Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Cour... (by )
  • Sense and Sensibility (by )
  • Captain Blood (by )
  • The Oregon Trail (by )
  • Sense and Sensibility (by )
  • Captain Blood (by )
  • Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (by )
  • Arms and the Man (by )
  • Up from Slavery (by )
  • Princess and the Goblin, The (by )
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Co... (by )
  • Emma (by )
  • Riddle of the Sands, The (by )
  • Tragedy of Macbeth, The (by )
  • The phantom of the opera (by )
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Top Titles for Age 15


  • The Red Badge of Courage 
  • Agnes Grey (by )
  • The Tale of Genji (by )
  • My Man Jeeves (by )
  • The Rome Express (by )
  • Romeo and Juliet (by )
  • Innocents Abroad, The (by )
  • The Tempest (by )
  • The Devil's Pool (by )
  • Les Miserables (by )
  • Crime and Punishment (by )
  • The Road Not Taken : An Introduction to ... (by )
  • Great Expectations (by )
  • A Midsummer-Night's Dream (by )
  • Coral Island, The (by )
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Top Titles for Age 16


  • King Lear (by )
  • Prince and the Pauper, The (by )
  • Letters from the Earth (by )
  • 1984 (by )
  • Hamlet (by )
  • Heart of Darkness (by )
  • The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce (by )
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin (by )
  • Quo vadis (by )
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin (by )
  • Don Quixote - Vol. 1 (by )
  • Quo Vadis (by )
  • The Promised Land, By Mary Antin; (by )
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (by )
  • Heart of Darkness (by )
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Top Titles for Age 17


  • The Turn of the Screw (by )
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. H... (by )
  • The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (by )
  • To Have and to Hold (by )
  • To Have And To Hold (by )
  • The Turn of the Screw (by )
  • The Odyssey (by )
  • Tartuffe (by )
  • The Thirty-Nine Steps (by )
  • The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (by )
  • Thirty-nine Steps, The (by )
  • To Have and to Hold (by )
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel (by )
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (by )
  • The Woman in White (by )
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Top Titles for Age 18


  • Madame Bovary (by )
  • The Brothers Karamazov (by )
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (by )
  • Silas Marner 
  • Madame Bovary (by )
  • Anna Karenina -2 (by )
  • The Yellow Wallpaper (by )
  • The Republic, Score Plato Rep (by )
  • Far from the Madding Crowd (by )
  • War and Peace (by )
  • The Iliad (by )
  • Utopia (by )
  • The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise,... (by )
  • Republic, The (by )
  • Walden; Or, Life in the Woods : Volume 2 (by )
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Top Titles for Ages 18+


  • Bleak House (by )
  • Babbitt (by )
  • The Man in the Iron Mask, An Essay (by )
  • Nostromo (by )
  • Tender Buttons (by )
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the R... (by )
  • A Raisin in the Sun Unabridged 25Th Anni... (by )
  • Gulliver's Travels (by )
  • The Great Learning (by )
  • Babbitt (by )
  • The New Atlantis (by )
  • Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms (by )
  • Beyond Good and Evil (by )
  • Gulliver's Travels (by )
  • The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munch... (by )
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