Below is the list of current titles which have been nominated by the TAYSHAS High School Reading List Committee (THSRL). The THSRL is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART).
The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 9-12 to explore a variety of current books.
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced, Ali, Nujood with Delphine Minoui
Forge: Seeds of America, Anderson, Laurie Halse
The River, Beaufrand, Mary Jane
Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Bender, Aimee
White Cat: The Curse Workers, Black, Holly
Bitter End, Brown, Jennifer
Pathfinder, Card, Orson Scott
Stolen, Christopher, Lucy
Annexed, Dogar, Sharon
Revolution, Donnelly, Jennifer
Anastasia's Secret, Dunlap, Susanne
Wildthorn, Eagland, Jane
Blank Confession, Hautman, Pete
Five Flavors of Dumb, John, Anthony
Hunger, Kessler, Jackie Morse
Please Ignore Vera Dietz, King, A.S.
Cate of the Lost Colony, Klein, Lisa
Jane, Lindner, April
Hothouse, Lynch, Chris
Thunder over Kandahar, McKay, Sharon E.
Shine, Myracle, Lauren
Wonderland, Nadin, Joanna
Trapped, Northrop, Michael
Delirium, Oliver, Lauren
Half Brother, Oppel, Kenneth
Karma, Ostlere, Cathy
I Will Save You, Pena, Matt de la
The Things a Brother Knows, Reinhardt, Dana
Across the Universe, Revis, Beth
Between Shades of Gray, Sepetys, Ruta
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters, Standiford, Natalie
Fall for Anything, Summers, Courtney
Something to Prove: A Daughter's Journey to Fulfill a Father's Legacy Thornton, Yvonne S.
Knifepoint, Tol, Alex
The Mockingbirds, Whitney, Daisy
Miles From Ordinary, Williams, Carol Lynch
Beatle Meets Destiny, Williams, Gabrielle
The Space Between Trees, Williams, Katie s
Blink and Caution, Wynne-Jones, Tim
Alien Invasion: And Other Inconveniences, Yansky, Brian
Recognize any? If you are looking to expand your reading list or recommend something for summer, this is a good place to start.
For a list of winners from 2011, please visit the TAYSHAS website.