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A unique program that encourages reading for pleasure for students in grades 3 - 6.

Each year, 20 books are chosen for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. Schools and libraries around the state participate in the program, encouraging students to read a minimum of five books from the list. In January, students vote for their favorite title. The author of the book receiving the most votes is the winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) which is presented at the Texas Bluebonnet Award Luncheon held during the TLA Annual Conference in the spring.

Register online to participate in the Texas Bluebonnet Award. You can print and mail the registration form and check if you prefer. Can’t remember if you’ve registered yet? Check your institution’s registration status.

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2018 – 2019 Master Resources

The Master List for the upcoming school year is announced each year at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. Students from around Texas attend and introduce the new list.

2019- 2020 Master List

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2017-2018 Final Voting Results
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2019 Lone Star, Maverick, TAYSHAS & Spirit of Texas Lists Announced

Advocacy, TLA Annual Conference, TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists, Uncategorized

The Texas Library Association’s Young Adult Round Table (YART) is pleased to announce the much-anticipated 2019 Lone Star, Maverick, TAYSHAS and Spirit of Texas Reading Lists are now available. Books are selected for the lists by public and school librarians who are members of YART. The Lone Star Reading List encourages students in grades 6 […]

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TLA: It’s Not Just for Texans

Advocacy, TLA Annual Conference, TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists, Uncategorized

Stacey B. Rattner is a School Librarian at Castleton Elementary School in Castleton, New York. Stacey has been an active member of TLA since 2017. In this short interview, she describes why she enjoys her TLA membership and why it’s beneficial for out-of-state librarians to join TLA. Being that you are currently in New York, […]

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