If you ask me, awarding prizes for works of art--whether they be books, movies or single malt scotches--is pretty silly, if not quixotic. I mean, how can we pretend to objectively declare something as complex as a novel or nuanced as a great pop song to be "better" than another when most of us have our hands full deciding whether M&Ms or Reese's Pieces would go better with our Double Dutch Chocolate frozen yogurt?
The Tayshas Reading List highlights great recreational reading titles for teens in grades 9-12. Beginning last year, the Tayshas Top Ten recognizes titles that received unanimous votes from committee members. Check out the Tayshas Top Ten below or the entire 2014 Tayshas Reading List. What books are you glad made the list?
Each year the Texas Library Association announces a new Lone Star List. With great reads for students in grades 6 through 8, the Lone Star List is meant to encourage us all to read just for the fun of it! What are your favorite Lone Stars?
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