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2024 TAYSHAS Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

We’re delighted 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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2024 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Announced

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Graphic novels are increasingly popular with readers of all ages. These novels powerfully combine images and text, contain diverse characters, encourage empathy among readers and invite them to explore settings […]

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2024 Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Announced

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Graphic novels are engaging and powerful, combining images and text to draw in readers and keep them enthralled. They welcome everyone into a reading conversation, inviting in reluctant readers and […]

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2024-2025 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Released

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  The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) 2024-2025 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) Master List was announced at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on Saturday, November 11, 2023. As is tradition, […]

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Between the Lines: April Member Spotlight

TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Rebecca Ivey, North Branch Manager, Denton Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? I always wanted to be a teacher. I had wonderful teachers growing up and felt […]

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The 2023 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is..

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More than 70,000 students across Texas voted and the results are in! The winner of the 2023 Texas Bluebonnet Award is Memoirs of a Tortoise, written by Devin Scillian and […]

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Tejas Star Reading List for 2023-2024 Announced

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The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2023-24 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 2023 2×2 List is Here!

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The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2023 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often humorous and instructive volumes are the best of recent books meant […]

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