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2021-2022 Tejas Star Reading List Announced

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The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Tejas Star Reading List. This carefully curated list of Spanish and bilingual titles is designed to encourage children ages 5 to 12 to explore multicultural books and to discover the cognitive and economic benefits of bilingualism and multilingualism. The Tejas Star Reading List is intended […]

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Between the Lines: February Member Spotlight

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Brandi Grant, Teacher-Librarian, Pearson Middle School Library, Frisco ISD What inspired you to become a librarian? My students inspired me to become a librarian when I was teaching 8th grade TAKS (yes, I’m really old) reading recovery. They loved that I always tried to incorporate diverse stories into the curriculum and to find books with […]

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2021 Lariat Reading List Announced

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The 2021 Lariat list has arrived! The goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is to highlight outstanding fiction that is “simply a pleasure to read.” To that end, a committee of librarians from the Texas Library Association annually selects 25 outstanding fiction titles. This year’s list includes mysteries, for example The Death of Vivek Oji, […]

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2021 2×2 Reading List is Here!

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The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2021 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often witty and instructive volumes are the best of recent books meant for children aged two to grade two. Librarians serving on the Texas Library Association Children’s Round Table 2X2 Committee read through hundreds of books […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:

  •  TLA 2021 Conference Program
  • Governor's Broadband Council
  • Emergency Waiver Regarding Accreditation Criteria
  • Managing in Times of COVID-19
  • And more!

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Intellectual Freedom & Social Justice

In recent years there has been a new tension between freedom from censorship, and a renewed desire to promote human equity. Join us March 2  to discuss the role the…

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