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TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Beyond Chick Lit

pink flowerThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great reads for gals or the entire 2010 reading list!

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Historical Fiction and Fabulous Non-Fiction

rushing past german historyThe Tayshas Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The Tayshas Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great historical fiction and non-fiction reads or the entire 2010 reading list!

Tayshas Historical Fiction & Non-Fiction Reads:

 

What's a Printz?

The Printz Award winner and honor books were just announced yesterday! The Printz is awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. What were your favorites of the past year?

 

 

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Guy Reads

TAYSHAS Reading List IconThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th-12th grades. Check out some of these great reads for guys or the entire 2010 reading list!

 

 

 

New Year’s Resolutions: Body Image

tape measureDo you make New Year’s Resolutions? Pretty much every year I’ve made the same resolutions: to live a healthier life, to lose weight, and to get more exercise. In the past I did not feel very positively about my appearance; I felt self-conscious and uncomfortable in my own skin. It sometimes felt like I needed a radically different body type in order to fit in. But as time has gone by and I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to be more comfortable with myself and to make my New Year’s resolution about the benefits a healthier lifestyle brings to me personally, not what other people may think about my shape and size.  What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

 

2010 Lone Star Reading List

lonestar logoThe Lone Star Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! I’ve read several of them and am looking forward to reading some more! The Lone Star Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 6th – 8th grades.

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Lately I've read several books that describe revolutions - whether attempts to replace established governments, like in the American or French Revolutions, or cultural revolutions, such as those that took place in China or Iran.  If you're also interested in learning about historical revolutions, you might check out:

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