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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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TLA 2021 Upstart Award and Branding Iron Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

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TLA 2021 Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

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