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TOP READS: October 2015

It’s the last day of October, and we’re on the home stretch to the end of the year! The last day of the month means — of course — it’s time to share our Top Readers’ recommended reads. These are books the team enjoyed most during October.

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team* on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the September 2015 Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS (September 2015)

Here we are at the end of the month again, and most of you are now on school holidays (hooray!). That means it’s time for some book recommendations from our Top Reading team:

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team* on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the August 2015 Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS (August 2015)

It’s spring here in Perth and it even feels spring-ish — warm days, blue skies (mostly!) and birds singing or twittering outside the windows at Alphabet Soup. A change of season (and a change of month) means it’s time to change those books stacked up by your bed. Here are some brilliant books recommended by our Top Reading team.*

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the July 2015 Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS (July 2015)

With the school holidays behind us, it’s a great time to find out what our Top Readers were reading during July. If you’re looking for a great read — here’s a pile of books for your bedside, recommended by Australian kids!

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the June 2015 Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS (June 2015)

After a very busy month at Alphabet Soup, it’s that time again! Our team of Top Readers* are back with their favourite reads from June.



* Today we welcome Xavier to the team — Xavier is 6 and lives in the Northern Territory. When he’s not reading, Xavier enjoys being outdoors, swimming and running. He loves telling himself stories and when he grows up, Xavier wants to be an adventurer.

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the May 2015 Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS (December 2014)

Welcome to the end of December — and the end of the year. We hope your holidays are full of books! If you have a trip to the library planned, or a bookstore gift card burning a hole in your pocket, here are some books that come highly recommended by our team of young readers. These titles are their favourites read during December 2014. Let the reading begin!

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TOP READS (November)

Here we are at the end of November — and the end of the year is in sight! We hope your last weeks of school are fun and it’s not too hot just yet. It will be time for holiday reading very soon and here are some great reads, recommended by our team of young readers. These titles are their favourites read during November. (Check back on 31st December with the last TOP READS for 2014!)

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Go back to October’s top reads.

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TOP READS recommended by our young reading team (September)

What time is it? 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 September 2014. If you need just the right book to read in the school holidays, these books come highly recommended:

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Two of our Young Readers are away on holidays and out of contact — we look forward to sharing their October reads with you in a month!

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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.
~Veronica

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TOP READS recommended by our young reading team (July)

July sped by. We hope you had time during the school holidays to hide away with some good books. Since it’s the last day of July, it’s the day for our team of keen readers to share their TOP READS for the month — the best book each of them read during July 2014. If you’re looking for a great book to read, our team recommends these titles!

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