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Recommended books for children age two to grade two to encourage voluntary reading; a Children's Round Table (CRT) project.

2018 List

Alizadeh, Kate. Quiet! Child’s Play Inc.

Barnett, Mac. Triangle. Illustrated by Jon Klassen.

Beedie, Duncan. The Lumberjack’s Beard.

Beeny, Emily. Hector the Collector. Illustrated by Stephanie Graegin.

Burach, Ross. I Am Not a Chair!

Elya, Susan Middleton. La Princesa and the Pea. Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal.

Fearing, Mark. Giant Pants.

Fogliano, Julie. When’s My Birthday? Illustrated by Christian Robinson.

Henkes, Kevin. Egg.

Heos, Bridget. Who Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess. Illustrated by Migy.

John, Jory. The Bad Seed. Illustrated by Pete Oswald.

Kelly, John. Can I Join Your Club? Illustrated by Steph Laberis.

Kelly, Scott. My Journey to the Stars. Illustrated by André Ceolin.

Page, Robin and Steve Jenkins. Who Am I?: An Animal Guessing Game. Illustrated by Steve Jenkins.

Raczka, Bob. Niko Draws a Feeling. Illustrated by Simone Shin.

Razi, Michaele. Frank the Seven-Legged Spider.

Santat, Dan. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again.

Smith, Lane. A Perfect Day.

Thomas, Jan. There’s a Pest in the Garden!

Ward, Jennifer. What Will Grow? Illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.


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86th Texas Legislative Session Begins

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Members of the Texas Legislature have returned to Austin the 86th Legislative Session. Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton) was elected Speaker of the House on January 9, and Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick were sworn into office on Tuesday, January 15. Comptroller Glenn Hegar provided the revenue estimate for the 2020-2021 biennium. Legislators […]

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2019 Lariat Reading List Announced

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The Texas Library Association’s annual Lariat Reading List calls attention to outstanding fiction published during the year that merit special attention from adult readers. Since 2009 the goal of the Lariat Reading List has been to highlight outstanding fiction that is simply “a pleasure to read.” The Texas Library Association is proud to announce the […]

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