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The goal of the Tayshas project is to motivate young adults to become lifelong readers and to participate in the community of readers in Texas.

The Tayshas High School Reading List Committee coordinates activities associated with the Tayshas program, a reading incentive program designed for young adults in Texas, grades 9-12, who are encouraged to read books for pleasure from a selected reading list prepared by the Tayshas Committee. Due to the diversity of this age range, Texas librarians should purchase titles on this list according to their individual collection policies.

Tayshas Operating Procedures
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Tayshas History
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Committee

Liz Nebeker (2020 – 2023) – Chair 2020-2022, Chair Advisor 2023

Jessica Hedrick (2019 – 2022)

Wendy Pitts (2019 – 2022)

Danyelle Weiss (2019 – 2022)

Pamela Barrett (2020-2021)

Christine Carter (2020-2023)

Debby Barnes (2020-2023)

Michelle Walker (2020-2021)

Deborah Zeman (2020-2023)


 

 

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

 


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

To submit a nomination for the YARI Award, click the link below.

YARI Award Submission Form

 


 

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