Oct
15

Top reads by Dymocks Point Cook for Book Week

To celebrate Book Week 2020, we reached out to Kam and her team at Dymocks Point Cook to find out what their Top 10 Reads were for this year. 

Although the Dymocks may be closed, they are still open for business! Did you know you can order any of the books mentioned below online and arrange to Click & Collect? To find out more about Dymocks Point Cook Click & Collect services, click here. 

How many of these books have you read?

"The Junior shortlist of titles this year is filled with excitement, adventure, poetry, drama and more. There were so many wonderful titles to choose from but here are my top 10" - Kam, Manager of Dymocks Point Cook:

1. Deltora Quest series by Emily Rodda
2. How to Bee by Bren MacDibble
3. Holes by Louis Sachar
4. Pig the Pug series by Aaron Blabey
5. Dragonkeeper by Carole Wilkinson
6. Nanberry: Black Brother White by Jackie French
7. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
8. Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
9. The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett
10. The big big big book of Tashi by Anna Fienberg

"With more and more teenagers picking up their phone instead of a book, it is important to promote reading to the big kids too. The Teen category shortliost is a treasure trove of some of the best Australia books published over the past year and here are my top 10" - Kam, Manager of Dymocks Point Cook:

1. Don't call me Ishmael! by Michael Gerard Bauer
2. Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
3. Hive by AJ Betts
4. Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood, Simmone Howell
5. Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina
6. On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
7. Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody
8. Tales from the inner city by Shaun Tan
9. The boy in the striped pyjamas by John Boyne
10. Divergent by Veronica Roth

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