The Best 10 Books for Students – MUST READ! – TGAA

Oct 11, 2023 | Personalised learning

Best 10 Books for Students : Sometimes, schools can feel like a whirlwind of textbooks, assignments, and homework that just bores you to sleep. So naturally, reading can become something too tedious, a part of your daily routine that you are forced to do and forget to enjoy.

But guess what? The world of books is not limited to those daily blocks of texts that you find so bland– the best books for students are incredibly diverse and offer something for everyone, no matter your interests!

Whether you’re into thrilling adventures, mind-expanding mysteries, or exploring the wonders of our world, there are books waiting just for you. In this list of the top 10 books for students, the TGAA experts have handpicked five captivating fiction and five enlightening non-fiction books that every student must read! Let’s ignite that lifelong love of reading within you with some interesting topics that will keep the pages turning non-stop.


Top 10 Books for Students

Choosing just the top 5 or 10 books for students to read is almost impossible. There are millions of books out there, each containing a different world of wonder within its covers. If you are new to reading, this list can really get you started– whether you are looking for fiction or non-fiction books. These recommendations are just the beginning; the real adventure is exploring and finding books that truly interest you!


Fiction is a literary realm where stories come to life and imagination knows no bounds. In this list, there are five handpicked fiction books to ignite your power of imagination. Each book, penned by a talented author, offers a unique adventure suited to specific age groups. Here are our top five best books for students in fiction to help you kickstart that reading odyssey!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Suitable for all ages.
Join young wizard Harry Potter as he begins his magical journey at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling" book cover

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Suitable for young adults and beyond.
Follow Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit with a taste for adventure, as he embarks on a quest filled with dragons and dwarves.

"The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien" book cover

Matilda by Roald Dahl
Suitable for middle-school readers.
Meet Matilda, a brilliant young girl with extraordinary powers, in this heartwarming tale of triumph over adversity.

"Matilda By Roald Dahl" book cover

The Giver by Lois Lowry
Suitable for young adults.
Step into a seemingly perfect society with Jonas, a young boy who discovers the secrets behind a world without pain or choices. They are recommended for young adults.

"The Giver by Lois Lowry" book cover

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Suitable for all ages.
Immerse yourself in the heartwarming friendship between Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider in this timeless classic suitable for all ages.

Charlotte’s Web By E.b. White book cover


After the world of fiction, you might want some non-fiction to bring you back to reality. Non-fiction books are more than sources of information; they are gateways to understanding the world. Authored by experts in their fields, each book in this list offers a unique learning experience suitable for specific age groups. Here are our top five best books for students in non-fiction!

I Am Malala : The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
Suitable for young adults.
Discover the remarkable story of Malala, a young advocate for girls’ education who became a global symbol of courage with this powerful read.

"I Am Malala" book cover

Cosmos by Carl Sagan
Suitable for young adults.
Join renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan on a cosmic journey that explores the mysteries of the universe. An enlightening read for space enthusiasts.

Cosmos By Carl Sagan book cover

The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe by Theodore Gray
Suitable for young adults.
Dive into the wonders of the periodic table with vivid visuals and engaging explanations, perfect for budding chemists and science enthusiasts.

The Elements: The kid's book cover

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 
Suitable for all ages.
Join India’s beloved scientist and former president, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, on a remarkable journey from his humble beginnings to becoming a visionary leader.

Wings Of Fire An Autobiography Of Dr. A.p.j. Abdul Kalam book cover

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Suitable for young adults and beyond.
Follow the inspiring journey of Wilbur and Orville Wright as they pioneer powered flight, an enthralling story for history buffs and aspiring aviators.

The Wright Brothers By David Mccullough book cover

Conclusion: Reading Shouldn’t be a Chore!

Reading can often become synonymous with boredom, especially when students feel forced to consume texts they are not interested in. While this is necessary, especially in their school days, it shouldn’t affect their ability to find comfort in reading.

The power of reading lies beyond memorizing textbooks, it is a gateway to boundless knowledge and imagination. Books are a passport to diverse cultures and experiences, fostering tolerance and open-mindedness through each story. Start on your journey today to embrace reading as a joyful pursuit, an escape, and a profound source of wisdom.

With this list of the best books for students, take your first step in the everlasting journey of reading, where every new page is an entrance to a world of possibilities waiting to be discovered.



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