Lone Star Reading List
Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL 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. Read more

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Jojo Moyes and Julia Whelan
Featured, Video THE GIVER OF STARS narrator Julia Whelan’s favorite people? Librarians, of course!

Was it written in the stars?…
At this year’s June 2019 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., Julia Whelan was meeting her “favorite people” (librarians) and signing audiobook copies of Educated (for which she won a 2019 Audie Award for Best Female Narration), when just across the aisle, none other than bestselling author, Jojo Moyes, was about to do her own signing. Read more

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Top Texas Titles
Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listen to Standout Kids Titles on the Texas Bluebonnet Award List

As shared on the Texas Library Association site, “Each year, 20 books are chosen for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. Schools and libraries around the state participate in the program, encouraging students to read a minimum of five books from the list.” Don’t forget to offer the audio editions of these beloved books and allow even more readers to access these superb stories. Read more

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