The Spirit of Texas Reading Program-High School

 

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Spirit of Texas Reading Program

High School

2017 Authors

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Donna Cooner
Can't Look Away

Mary Lindsey
Shattered Souls

Fragile Spirits

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Laurent Linn
Draw the Line
Samantha Mabry
A Fierce and Subtle Poison
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Kathyrn Ormsbee

Lucky Few

Shanna Swendson
Rebel Mechanics

 


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High School

Committee

The Spirit of Texas Reading Program-High School is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The purpose of the list is to encourage youths in grades 9-12 to explore a variety of current, quality books from Texas authors and illustrators, develop critical reading skills, and to encourage greater interaction between Texas authors and illustrators, Texas librarians, and Texas youth.  Click here for policies and procedures.

 

Chair
Derika Bailey
(2017-2019)
dbailey@conversetx.net
Converse Public Library
Converse

Administrative Assistant
Vilia Garcia
(2015-2018)
vgarciasbg@gmail.com

Harlingen High School South
Harlingen Consolidated ISD

Liz Nebeker
(2015-2018)

Jersey Village High School
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Raquel Reyna
(2015-2018)

Little Walnut Creek Branch Library
Austin Public Library
Kyla Schooling
(2015-2018)

Grand Prairie High School
Grand Prairie ISD  

Kelly Wadyko
(2015-2018)

Pasadena Memorial High School
Pasadena ISD 

Claudia Gibson
(2016-2019)
Crockett High School 
Austin ISD
Melissa Mote
(2016-2019)
Georgetown Public Library
Georgetown
Kathleen Hammerle
(2017-2019)
South Houston High School

 

Elaine Baker
(2017-2020)
Pasadena High School
Pasadena ISD
 
Crystal Swimmer
(2017-2020)
Stewart-West Branch Library
Mongomery County

Amanda Trowbridge
(2017-2020)
Irving High School
Irving ISD
 

 

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Past Lists

2012 - 2013

Rosemary Clement-Moore

Gail Giles

C. C. Hunter

Ashley Hope Perez

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Jennifer Ziegler

 

2014 

Libba Bray

Cassandra Rose Clark

Donna Cooner

A. G. Howard

Mark Long

Benjamin Alire Saenz


2015 

Rachel Caine

Beth Fehlbaum

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Jennifer Mathieu

Sherry Thomas

Amy Tintera

 

 

2016

             Tracy Deebs

          Marie Lu

Julie Murphy

Ashley Hope Perez

Margo Rabb

Bettina Restrepo


Curious about books that previously made the list? Click here to see a complete list of every book that won the award and see if any of your favorites are there.


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Created on Sep 3, 2011 | Last updated October 02, 2017