Texas Library Assocation announces Taysha top picks


when i was the greatest jason reynoldsThe Texas Library Association announced their Taysha list for 2014. The list focuses on books that motivate teenagers to become readers and participate in the reading community throughout Texas.

The top ten on this years’ extensive list includes Sati Avasthi’s Chasing Shadows, Jennifer Brown’s Torn Away, Gail Giles’ Girls Like Us, Kate Hattemer’s The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy, Susan Kuklin’s Beyond Magenta, Jandy Nelson’s I’ll Give You The Sun, Jason Reynolds’ When I Was The Greatest, Andrew Smith’s 100 Sideways Miles, Len Vlahos’ The Scar Boys and Allen Zadoff’s Boy Nobody.

The full list is available at the Texas Library Association website.

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