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Lone Star Reading List

Developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Talble of the Texas Library Association. The purpose of the list is to encouarge students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books.

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The Lone Star Reading Lists


1998 Titles

Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia DeFelice | The Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman
Bruises by Anke De Vries |  Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech

Crash by Jerry Spinelli | Dean Duffy by Randy Powell
Dear Great American Writers School by Sherry Bunin | Eyes of a Stranger by Sharon E. Heisel

Far North by Will Hobbs | Jip : His Story by Katherine Paterson
The Lost Years of Merlin by T. A. Barron
| The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

The Night Heads Came by William Sleator | The Only Alien on Planet by Kristen D. Randle
The Ornament Tree by Jean Thesman | Painting the Black by Carl Deuker

Sees Behind the Tree by Michael Dorris | Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman by Louise Plummer
The View From Saturday by E. L. Kongsburg | The Voice on  the Radio by Caroline B. Cooney