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2023-2024 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Released

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) 2023-2024 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) Master List was announced at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on Saturday, November 5, 2022. As is tradition, students […]

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New Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Coordinator Announced

TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Terri Harkey, an elementary librarian and instructional technology specialist in McKinney, will be the new Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Coordinator; her term is 2023-2026. “Being named the Texas Bluebonnet Award […]

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The 2022 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is…

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Thousands of elementary students across Texas voted and the results are in! The winner of the 2022 Texas Bluebonnet Award is The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read, […]

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The 2022-2023 Tejas Star Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Tejas Star Reading List. This carefully curated list of Spanish and bilingual titles is designed to encourage children ages 5 […]

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The 2022 2×2 Reading List is Here!

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2022 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often witty and instructive volumes are the best of recent books meant […]

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2022 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is thrilled to announce the new Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List! The purpose of the Texas Topaz Reading List is to provide children, teens, and adults […]

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2022 Lariat Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The 2022 Lariat Reading List is here! 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 […]

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2022 TAYSHAS Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

We’re excited to announce the new TAYSHAS Reading List! TAYSHAS takes its name from the Caddo Indian word meaning “friends or allies.” Written as texas, texios, tejas, teyas or tayshas, […]

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