Jun 2, 2011

2012 TAYSHAS High School Reading List

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.

4 comments:

  1. I wish I had these books to read in high school! Some of my favorites made the list! :)

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  2. I've read a couple of these. I think they created a great list. These are great picks.

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  3. Jen! You always have such great info on your blog! Thanks for this. Now I have a lot more books to add to my TBR.

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  4. I've been wanting to read Forge and Jane for some time now. Anderson's a genius and I loved Bronte's original. I better get on it!

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