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Age-by-Age Guide to Classic Books Every Kid Should Read

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best classic childrens book, Jane Eyre

Ages 13-18: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë


When your child is ready for more mature themes like feminism, morality, and romance, pick up this 1847 novel. In early 19th-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts a job as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysterious Mr. Rochester, and her life forever changes.

Next: Ages 13-18: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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