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Books you need to read at least once in your life

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In honor of World Book Day it only seems appropriate to create a list of books that have been taken off the shelves by millions of people. Whether you are a reader who enjoys physically turning pages or have become a reader that enjoys the compactness of e-reading, these books will undoubtedly be page, or click, turners.

One of the best times to start creating good reading habits is while children are young. This is a great way to spend time as a family as well as get their creativity and imagination juices flowing. If you only get a chance to purchase a few books while they are young, here are 6 that they are bound to love.

-Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak

-What Do People Do All Day? Richard Scarry

-Curious George Margret Rey and HA Rey

-Green Eggs and Ham Dr. Seuss

-The Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats

-Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown

While life can seem overwhelming as a teenager, hopefully teens can find time to put away electronics and sit back to enjoy a good book as well. Here are 6 books that will challenge and stretch young minds.

-Glass Sword Victoria Aveyard

-The Boy in the Striped Pajamas John Boyne

-The Book Thief Markus Zusak

-To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

-The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger

-The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Sherman Alexie

The passion for reading should never stop though. Whether you enjoy taking a break from reality and getting lost in another world or want to read more factual books, there is an endless list for you as well.

-The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde

-The Sun Also Rises and To Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway

-1984 George Orwell

-Don Quixote Miguel De Cervantes

-Ulysses James Joyce

-The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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