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A reading list for grades 6, 7 and 8 to encourage recreational reading.

The Lone Star reading list is developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books.

2019 List

2019 Lone Star Final

2019 Lone Star Bookmarks

2019 Lone Star Annotated List

Author Title
Ballarini, Joe A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting 
Blake, Ashley Herring Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World
Carter, Ally Not If I Save You First
Cervantes, J.C Storm Runner
Charbonneau, Joelle Time Bomb
Collins, Christina After Zero
Hiranandani, Veera The Night Diary
Holland, Sara Everless
Johnson, Varian The Parker Inheritance
Kemmerer, Brigid Letters to the Lost
Korman, Gordon Restart
Kraatz, Jeramey The Moon Platoon
Menon, Sandhya From Twinkle, with Love
Nielson, Jennifer Resistance
O’Brien, Anne Sibley In the Shadow of the Sun
Perez, Celia The First Rule of Punk
Rhodes, Jewell Parker Ghost Boys
Schwab, Victoria City of Ghosts
Smith, Ronald Black Panther: The Young Prince
Townsend, Jessica Nevermoor 1: Trials of Morrigan Crow

Nominations for Next Year

You can be a part of the Lone Star Reading List selection process. Please submit your suggestion by or before September 1 so that committee members have the opportunity to read them prior to the nominating October 1 deadline.

Please be aware that the committee must be able to locate a positive review for students in grades 6, 7, or 8 for the book to be considered.

Suggest a Title

Publishers, please do not use this form. if you would like to send the committee copies of a book, please email the LSRL Administrative Assistant, Elizabeth Friend.

 

Master List of all Lone Star Titles

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