World Library  
Top 25 Must Have Books by Age Category

Click To View

Top Titles for Ages 2 to 5


  • Story of the Three Little Pigs, The (by )
  • Adventures of Goody Two Shoes (by )
  • The Velveteen Rabbit; Or, How Toys Becom... (by )
  • Little Mary; Or, The Picture-Book 
  • House that Jack Built, The (by )
  • The Golden Goose Book, Being the Stories... (by )
  • Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes : A Collec... (by )
  • The Three Bears 
  • The Little Engine That Could (by )
  • Baby's Own Aesop (by )
  • Baby's Abc Book 
  • Tale of Peter Rabbit (by )
  • Three Little Pigs 
  • Little Bo Peep 
  • The Ugly Duckling (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 6


  • Raggedy Ann's Alphabet Book (by )
  • The Little People of the Snow (by )
  • Little Red Balloon (by )
  • Adventures of Maya the Bee, The (by )
  • Purple Cow, The (by )
  • The Wise Gray Cat (by )
  • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Stories 
  • The Story Hour; A Book for the Home and ... (by )
  • Stories for Little Children (by )
  • Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and ... (by )
  • Adventures of Sonny Bear (by )
  • The Wise Gray Cat (by )
  • The Adventures of Maya, The Bee (by )
  • The Tiny Picture Book 
  • The Story Hour; A Book for the Home and ... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 7


  • Pollyanna (by )
  • Mrs. Peter Rabbit (by )
  • Bambi (by )
  • The Story of Little Jane and Me (by )
  • The Green Fairy Book (by )
  • The Tale of Buster Bumblebee (by )
  • Dutch Twins, The (by )
  • A Book of Discoveries. Illustrated by Go... (by )
  • The Story of Little Jane and Me (by )
  • The Three Jovial Huntsmen (by )
  • Pollyanna (by )
  • Little Almond Blossoms : A Book of Chine... (by )
  • Ozma de Oz (by )
  • The Dutch Twins (by )
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Abridg... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 8


  • Five Children and It (by )
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy (by )
  • Zanzibar tales told by natives of the ea... (by )
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (th... (by )
  • Heroes Every Child Should Know : Tales f... (by )
  • Anne of Green Gables Illustrated by Anon... (by )
  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales and a H... (by )
  • Puss in Boots 
  • Puss in Boots (by )
  • The sleeping beauty (by )
  • The Phantom Rickshaw (by )
  • Rainbows for Children (by )
  • The Cuckoo Clock (by )
  • The Jungle Book (by )
  • Rainbows for Children (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 9


  • A Christmas Carol, Score Etc Acc Volume Vol. III (by )
  • What Katy Did at School (by )
  • Precious things: or, Winning words for y... (by )
  • The Troll Garden (by )
  • King Solomon's Mines (by )
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales (by )
  • Swiss Family Robinson, The (by )
  • Adventures of Paddy Beaver, The (by )
  • The Wonder Clock (by )
  • Nature Myths and Stories for Little Chil... (by )
  • The History of Little Red Riding Hood 
  • King Solomon's Mines (by )
  • The Blue Fairy Book (by )
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2) (by )
  • The Wind in the Willows (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 10


  • The story of Captain Meriwether Lewis an... (by )
  • The Prince and the Page (by )
  • Four Million, The (by )
  • Little Women (by )
  • Black Beauty (by )
  • The Light Princess (by )
  • Peterkin Papers, The (by )
  • Ben Comee; A Tale of Rogers's Rangers 17... (by )
  • The Light Princess (by )
  • Children of Odin, The (by )
  • General Principles of Zoology (by )
  • Treasure Island (by )
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 
  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The (by )
  • Black Beauty (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 11


  • The thousand and one nights: the Arabian... (by )
  • Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The (by )
  • The Three Musketeers (by )
  • Pride and Prejudice (by )
  • The End of a Rainbow: An American Story (by )
  • Lost in the Jungle 
  • The Three Musketeers (by )
  • The Cricket on the Hearth (by )
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom ... (by )
  • Water-Babies, The (by )
  • The King of the Golden River (by )
  • The Invisible Man (by )
  • The Royal Book of Oz : In Which the Scar... (by )
  • King of the Golden River, The (by )
  • The Children's Book of Christmas Stories (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 12


  • The Call of the Wild (by )
  • Red true story book (by )
  • Stories of World History (by )
  • Kim (by )
  • Captains Courageous (by )
  • The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (by )
  • Tarzan of the Apes (by )
  • The Making of the Great West, 1512-1883 (by )
  • Tarzan of the Apes (by )
  • A Boy I Knew : Four Dogs, And Some More ... (by )
  • More magic pictures of the long ago; sto... (by )
  • The Secret Garden (by )
  • Kim (by )
  • Captains Courageous (by )
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 13


  • Countess Julie (by )
  • White Fang (by )
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (by )
  • My Antonia (by )
  • Ragged Dick (by )
  • Ragged Dick (by )
  • Rootabaga Stories (by )
  • White Fang (by )
  • Jane Eyre (by )
  • Famous Voyages of the Great Discoverers (by )
  • Jane Eyre (by )
  • Old Curiosity Shop, The (by )
  • The Mark of Zorro (by )
  • Pygmalion (by )
  • Famous Voyages of the Great Discoverers (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 14


  • Fathers and Sons 
  • Up from Slavery (by )
  • Riddle of the Sands (by )
  • Story of My Life, The (by )
  • The Princess and the Goblin (by )
  • Sense and Sensibility (by )
  • Arms and the Man (by )
  • Sister Carrie (by )
  • The Phantom of the Opera (by )
  • Washington Square (by )
  • Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (by )
  • Princess and the Goblin, The (by )
  • The Oregon Trail (by )
  • The Old Curiosity Shop : Volume 2 (by )
  • The Story of My Life (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 15


  • The Golden Bough (by )
  • Complete Letters of Mark Twain (by )
  • The Road Not Taken : An Introduction to ... (by )
  • Agnes Grey (by )
  • Crime and Punishment (by )
  • Poems by Emily Dickinson (by )
  • Les Miserables (by )
  • The Tempest (by )
  • Mansfield Park (by )
  • Les Miserables (by )
  • The Sign of the Four and Other Stories (by )
  • The Writings of Mark Twain : Volume 1 (by )
  • Golden Bough, The (by )
  • Romeo and Juliet (by )
  • Rome Express, The (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 16


  • The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of l... (by )
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (by )
  • Heart of Darkness (by )
  • Prince and the Pauper, The (by )
  • Shakespeare's King Lear (by )
  • The Promised Land, By Mary Antin; (by )
  • The Adventures of Captain Horn (by )
  • Heart of Darkness (by )
  • The Adventures of Captain Horn (by )
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (by )
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (by )
  • Promised Land, The (by )
  • Shakespeare's King Lear (by )
  • King Lear (by )
  • Metamorphosis, The (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 17


  • Ben-Hur (by )
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (by )
  • Julius Caesar (by )
  • The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (by )
  • The Grapes of Wrath (by )
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel (by )
  • Scarlet Pimpernel, The (by )
  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famo... (by )
  • Idiot, The (Part 01 and 02) (by )
  • Woman in White, The (by )
  • The Trial (by )
  • The Turn of the Screw (by )
  • Origin of Species by Means of Natural Se... (by )
  • Lost Continent, The (Beyond Thirty) (by )
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Age 18


  • Madame Bovary (by )
  • This side of paradise (by )
  • Leaves of Grass (by )
  • Leaves of Grass (by )
  • Silas Marner (by )
  • Anna Karenina (by )
  • The Age of Innocence (by )
  • Walden; Or, Life in the Woods : Volume 2 (by )
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread (by )
  • Walden (by )
  • Middlemarch (by )
  • Ivanhoe (by )
  • Ivanhoe (by )
  • Far from the Madding Crowd (by )
  • Picture Of Dorian Gray (1891 Version), T... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Click To View

Top Titles for Ages 18+


  • Bleak House (by )
  • The Man in the Iron Mask (by )
  • Gulliver's Travels (by )
  • Art of War, The (by )
  • The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munch... (by )
  • Moonfleet (by )
  • The Divine Comedy (by )
  • Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms (by )
  • Nostromo (by )
  • Divine Comedy, The (by )
  • Gulliver's Travels (by )
  • Moonfleet (by )
  • Man in the Iron Mask, The (by )
  • Prince, The (Version 2) (by )
  • Beyond Good and Evil (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.