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    25 Books Every Bookworm Needs To Read Before They're 25

    Whether you read or listen to them, these books are essential material.

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    One year old: Where's Spot? by Eric Hill.

    Two years old: The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr.

    Three years old: The Very Hunger Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

    Four years old: The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

    Five years old: Where's Wally? by Martin Handford.

    Six years old: The Witches by Roald Dahl.

    Seven years old: The Horrible Histories Series by Terry Deary.

    Eight years old: Charlotte's Web by E. B. White.

    Nine years old: The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling.

    10 years old: Stig of the Dump by Clive King.

    11 years old: The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition by Anne Frank.

    12 years old: Charm School by Anne Fine.

    13 years old: Girls in Love by Jacqueline Wilson.

    14 years old: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.

    15 years old: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman.

    16 years old: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.

    17 years old: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.

    18 years old: The Beach by Alex Garland.

    19 years old: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Attwood.

    20 years old: Educated by Tara Westover.

    21 years old: The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla and various contributors.

    22 years old: Sapiens by Yuval Harari.

    23 years old: Less by Andrew Sean Greer.

    24 years old: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    25 years old: Normal People by Sally Rooney.