The Lone Star Reading List is a list of 20 books for middle school students, chosen by a committee of Texas teachers and librarians. Books are selected based mainly on their ability to appeal to a broad and varied audience of middle school readers.
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2017-18 Lone Star Plus List
WHAT KINDS OF
BOOKS ARE CHOSEN?
Many books chosen for the Lone Star list have become bestsellers for teens (and sometimes for adults, too!), and several have even been made into movies. Past Lone Star books have included Twilight by Stephanie Meyer, Holes by Louis Sachar, Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.