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2022-2023 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Released

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) 2022-2023 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) Master List was announced virtually at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, October 24. As is tradition, students in grades […]

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The 2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is..

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Thousands of children voted across Texas and the results are in: the winner of the 2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award is If I Built a School, written and illustrated by Chris […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2021 YART Reading Lists Announced

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It’s a wonderful time to explore young adult literature (books aimed at 6th to 12th graders, ages 12-18.) Whether preteens and teens are looking for a new fantasy world to […]

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2021 Texas Topaz List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The world of nonfiction is our world.  Nonfiction books show our pain, our struggles, our successes and inventions – revealing parts of history long left shrouded, giving us glimpses into […]

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2021 Little Maverick Reading List Announced

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  Graphic novels are a wonderful way to make reading more inclusive. They can motivate reluctant readers and English as a Second Language students and give dyslexic students multiple clues […]

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