Texas Library Association announces 2016 Taysha top picks


dumplin julie murphyThe Texas Library Association announced their Taysha list for 2016. The list focuses on books that motivate teenagers to become readers and participate in the reading community throughout Texas.

This year’s top ten picks are Kevin Brooks’ The Bunker Diary, Arin Andrews’ Some Assembly Required, E.R. Frank’s Dime, M.T. Anderson’s Symphony for the City of the Dead, Martha Brockenbrough’s The Game of Love and Death, Stephanie Oakes’ The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly, Jennifer Niven’s All the Bright Places, Isabel Quintero’s Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’, and Ashley Hope Perez’s Out of Darkness.

The full list can be seen at the Texas Library Association’s website.

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