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TOP READS recommended by our young reading team (August)

Happy Spring Eve! (Well, tomorrow is the first day of spring in Australia. That counts as Spring Eve, don’t you think?) It’s the last day of August and that means it’s time for our team of keen readers to share their TOP READS for the month — the best book each of them read during August 2014. If you’re looking for a book to read, here’s a good list to start with:

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NB: Sometimes a book might be out of print. Don’t forget to ask for it at your library!

** Warning for younger readers: Although Cuckoo Song is an amazing book it contains a fairly creepy concept and some frightening scenes.


This post was added by Rebecca Newman. Rebecca is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. For more about Rebecca visit: