Lone Star Reading List
Awards & Recognition, Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Titles, Featured-LL, Listening Library Listen to Audiobook Clips from the 2021 Texas Lone Star Reading List

The Lone Star reading list is 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. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Best Audiobooks of 2020 selected by Library Journal and Booklist!

Hear, hear! We are thrilled to welcome 2021 with a listen back at the past year’s top titles as chosen by these library trade publications. Throw the confetti, pour the coffee, and most importantly, encourage patrons to press play on these incredible audiobooks sure to thrill listeners for years to come! Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured-LL Best Audiobooks of 2020 for Kids and Teens selected by Booklist and School Library Journal!

It’s been a year for the books! Or shall we say a year for the (audio)books? Despite the strangeness and social distancing of 2020, we take comfort in truly phenomenal stories that still have the ability to connect us. Don’t miss adding these seven librarian-approved top audio picks for kids and teens to your digital audiobook collections. Read more

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