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Procedures

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)

Young Adult Reading Incentive Award

 

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