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The purpose of the Texas Topaz Reading List is to provide children and adults with recommended nonfiction titles that stimulate reading for pleasure and personal learning. It is intended for recreational reading and is not designed to support any particular curriculum. Due to the diversity in age range and topics, Texas librarians should consider titles on this list in accordance with their own local collection development policies.

2020 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List

2020 Texas Topaz – Adult Titles & Annotations

2020 Texas Topaz – Youth Titles & Annotations

2019 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List

2019 Texas Topaz – Adult Titles & Annotations

2019 Texas Topaz – Youth Titles & Annotations

2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List

2018 Texas Topaz – Adult Titles & Annotations

2018 Texas Topaz – Youth Titles & Annotations

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Special Session #1: The Texas Legislature is Back

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The first special session of the 87th Texas Legislature opened Thursday, July 8 and may last up to 30 days. Issues to be considered are limited to those set by Governor Greg Abbott in his proclamation calling the special session. Governor Abbott prioritized 11 issues including election and voter registration reform, bail system reform, protecting […]

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Between the Lines: July Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Donald Cummings, Librarian Lady Bird Johnson Middle School Irving ISD   What inspired you to become a librarian? I have loved reading and libraries ever since I was a kid. I grew up in Conroe, and I was always at the local branch of the Montgomery County Library. I loved getting lost in those rows […]

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