For those who don't know, today is World Book Day! Well actually, it's the first of two World Book Days this year. The other is on April 23rd, so make a note in your diary. Why two? Well, it doesn't really matter why. After all, EVERY day should be World Book Day!

To celebrate this awesome occasion we've decided to come up with a list of books to read before you're 30. Some of them can be read in one sitting, others are sprawling epics, but whether long or short, they all have one thing in common: they're all masterpieces of literature. Don't see your favorite in the list? Then feel free to share your own, and don't forget to comment!

#1 The Little Prince By Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince By Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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AgnesAuxiliatrix 2 years ago

This book definitely isn't my childhood, but I wish it was. It would've saved my ass when I was a moody elementary brat

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#2 The Lord Of The Rings By J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord Of The Rings By J.R.R. Tolkien

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#3 To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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PriyankaJatan 2 years ago

What ages would you recommend?

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#4 Animal Farm By George Orwell

Animal Farm By George Orwell

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Riukkuyo 2 years ago

Read this for school even watched the movie that was made.

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#5 1984 By George Orwell

1984 By George Orwell

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DariaB 2 years ago

Had read this one before 20. ☻

#6 The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

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JerieRagsac 2 years ago

I love this! And the movie!

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#7 This Booked Has Been Banned In Some Schools... It's An Amazing Read

This Booked Has Been Banned In Some Schools... It's An Amazing Read

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MarcoAndreas 2 years ago

how ironic that it's banned in some schools, this makes the book even better ...

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#8 The Picture Of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde

The Picture Of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde

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SusannaVesna 2 years ago

Read it in 7th grade! Loved it! Had to skip some never-ending philosophical conversations between Dorian and his friend Lord Henry :P

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#9 Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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Wynk2u 2 years ago

This book scarred me. So disturbing.

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#10 The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

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Berkeley 2 years ago

Great book

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