The Top 10 Best Classic Books Ever Ranked By You

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The Top 10 Best Classic Books Ever Ranked By You

Everyone in the world has a favorite book. It can be anything from Green Eggs and Ham to the Great Gatsby, but we can all agree some are classics. Whether that means they are instant classics, or books that have gotten better over time, they are widely appreciated by many across the globe. These books are taught in school and handed down through generations, their impact is extremely long lasting and well known. Help us rank these top 10 best classic books. What do you think of Pride and Prejudice? Is Animal Farm all its cracked up to be? Tell us now!

Pride and Prejudice

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A classic love story for the ages, Pride and Prejudice was an instant classic, and a favorite high school read for many.

The Great Gatsby

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So nice it has been remade into a hit movie we all know and love. The book is the undeniable classic here, even if we do love to see good ol' Leo DiCaprio as Gatsby.

Romeo and Juliet

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Shakespeare's classic love story that we all know and love, the Capulets and Montagues never get old.

Animal Farm

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This book is how high schoolers everywhere learned about politics and social commentary, through the minds of animals on a farm. Could it be better?

Catcher in the Rye

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Holden Caufield is the household name that everyone recognizes. This story of a prep school high schooler truly hits home for many.

Lord of the Flies

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If this isn't the epitome of political unrest, I don't know what is! Hopefully we are still reading this one in this political economy!

The Bell Jar

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Poet Sylvia Plath's first full length novel startled and stunned readers since the day it was released. It is an absolute must read.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Published in a time of racial unrest, this book is an absolute staple that we have all read time and time again. Not only is it educational, but its entertaining, too.

Their Eyes Were Watching God

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One of the many hit books written by Zora Neal Hurston, known for her beautiful literary voice and many published novels. This one is truly a masterpiece.

To Kill A Mockingbird

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How could we make a list of classics without TKAM, this is everyone's favorite. What do you think? Will it make the top of the list?