Reading Lists
2020 Texas 2x2 Reading List

An annual list of 20 recommended books for children age two to grade two to encourage voluntary reading; a Texas Library Association Children's Round Table project.

Graphic Novels

Graphic novels aren't only for superhero stories - check out some of our favorite stories told in graphic novel form!

Historical Fiction

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Lariat List Selections

Since 2009 the goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List has been to highlight outstanding fiction that is simply “a pleasure to read.” Each year the committee r ...
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Science Fiction

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Birth to 12 Months

Start early and raise a book lover by reading to newborns. These hand-selected books are designed for babies birth to 12 months including durable board books and colorful pictures.

12 to 24 Months

Help young children develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.  Read these fun books about animals and rhymes to your young one and watch their imagination grow.

2 to 3 Year Olds

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. Watch your child grow into a lifetime book lover.

4 to 5 Year Olds

Prepare your child for school by exposing them to reading at a young age. This book list is designed for 4 to 5 year olds as they prepare to enter kindergarten.

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