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Procedures

The Committee will consider and vote on books published within the 2 years prior to the year the list is published. Nominations may be accepted from the public and Committee members up to October 1 of that calendar year.

The book must be favorably reviewed in a scholarly journal for grades 6, 7, or 8. The person making the nomination must have read the book. Only one book per author per genre may be included on the list. Titles shall be nominated that reflect a variety of difficulty levels for readers in grades 6-8. The committee strives for a fairly equal distribution of books targeting each of the three grade levels and within each set further seeks balance in areas such as genre, gender appeal, interest, subject, and difficulty.


Lone Star List Committee

Chair: Michelle Marin (2022-2024)

Past Chair: Abbie Lester (2022-2023)

Admin. Assistant: Caron Ervin (2020 – 2023)

Karina Arroyos (2022-2025)

Mindy Davenport (2020-2023)

Jamie Henry (2022-2024)

Jennifer Hill (2021-2024)

Courtney Meissner Kelly (2020-2023)

Faith Rice-Mills (2020 – 2023)

Melissa Silerio (2022-2025)

 


 

Lone Star Reading List Policies & Procedures
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YART Volunteers

Ready to take your love of reading young adult books to the next level? Volunteering for one of YART’s reading committee lists allows you the opportunity to help curate a diverse list of books that meet the needs of all young adults in Texas.  You can also volunteer for one of YART’s executive board positions to help advocate for YA reading, publicize reading lists, work with publishers, and plan for conferences.

YART Volunteer Form

While we will keep this form active year round, please complete the form by October 1, 2022 in order to be considered for 2023 positions.

 


Young Adult Reading Incentive Award

Honoring a librarian for exceptional ability to motivate young adults to read.

To learn more about the YARI Award, click the button below.

Young Adult Reading Incentive Award

 


 

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