2012 Tayshas Spotlight: Nonfiction and Historical Fiction
If you didn’t already know, the Tayshas List was released in November and there are some fantastic reads on this year’s list. The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great nonfiction and historical fiction reads or the entire 2012 Reading List!
- I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui
- Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by Ann Angel
- Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal
- Queen of Hearts by Martha Brooks
- Annexed by Sharon Dogar
- Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
- Wildthorn by Jane Eagland
- The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines
- Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard
- Cate of the Lost Colony by Lisa Klein
- Karma by Cathy Ostlere
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys *
- The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow
*This book is also on the 2012 Texas Lone Star List for 6th-8th grade readers.