Lone Star Reading List
Awards & Recognition 3 Phenomenal Listens from the 2020 Lone Star Reading List

The power of choice goes a long way when it comes to literacy! Be sure to offer students audio editions of these wonderful titles named to the Lone Star Reading List, developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. See the full list here.

Listen to and share clips below:

Small Spaces
Author: Katherine Arden
Read by: Renee Dorian
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“This is a must-have for all libraries because of the authentic and multidimensional characters and the satisfying mystery. It is an excellent audio choice for students who enjoy creepy tales.”—School Library Journal, starred review
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe
Author: Carlos Hernandez
Read by: Anthony Rey Perez
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“Narrator Anthony Rey Perez dives in and out of English and Spanish, giving this audiobook the ambiance of Cuban-American culture.”—AudioFile Earphones Award
The Season of Styx Malone
Author: Kekla Magoon
Read by: Sullivan Jones
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“Moving with ease among a memorable cast of characters, Sullivan Jones narrates a coming-of-age story that wrestles with friendship, belonging, and what it actually means to be ordinary.”—AudioFile

Click here to view audio editions of titles on the 2020 Texas Bluebonnet List.

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