Texas TAYSHAS Award 2017

The object of the Tayshas project is to motivate young adults to become lifelong readers and to participate in the community of readers in Texas. The Tayshas High School Reading List Committee coordinates activities associated with the Tayshas program, a reading incentive program designed for young adults in Texas, grades 9-12, who are encouraged to read books for pleasure from a selected reading list prepared by the Tayshas Committee. **Designates TAYSHAS Top Ten Books

A Study in Charlotte

by Brittany Cavallaro

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All American Boys

by Jason Reynolds

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Away Running

by David Wright


Lucky Strikes

by Louis Bayard


Orbiting Jupiter

by Gary D. Schmidt

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Salt to the Sea

by Ruta Sepetys

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The Memory of Light

by Francisco X. Stork


The Reader

by Traci Chee


These Shallow Graves

by Jennifer Donnelly

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We Are the Ants

by Shaun David Hutchinson


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