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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.

 

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2020 List

2020 Lone Star List

2020 Annotated List

2020 Handout

Author Title
Arden, Katherine Small Spaces
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn The Lovely and the Lost
Blake, Ashley Herring The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James
Donnelly, Jennifer Stepsister
Doyle, Catherine The Storm Keeper’s Island
Gemeinhart, Dan The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
Gibbs, Stuart Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation
Giles, Lamar Spin
Greenwald, Tommy Game Changer
Hernandez, Carlos Sal and Gabi Break the Universe
Hutton, Keely Secret Soldiers
Kemmerer, Brigid A Curse So Dark and Lonely
Magoon, Kekla The Season of Styx Malone
Messner, Kate Breakout
Murphy, Julie Dear Sweet Pea
Nobel, Julia The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane
Ramèe, Lisa Moore A Good Kind of Trouble
Richmond, Caroline Tung Live in Infamy
Rogerson, Margaret Sorcery of Thorns
Warga, Jasmine Other Words for Home

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.

 

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.

 

 

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