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TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Fantastic, Futuristic and Horrific Realities

abstract3The TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great fantasy, horror, and science fiction reads or the entire 2010 reading list!
 

TAYSHAS Reads: Fantastic, Futuristic, and Horrific Realities

 

Teen Trauma to the Max!

 Teen Trama     Here are three intriguing, disturbing stories. You might consider them horror stories without zombies, vampires, werewolves, serial killers, super heros or super villains. They deal with uncomfortable but very real things. They may provoke discomforting emotions and thoughts. They may creep you out. As King Lear says, "O, that way madness lies; let me shun that!" (Act III. Scene iv). None of these are for the faint of heart. Consider yourself warned.

Take Me to Your Reader

Take me to your readerScience Fiction Graphic Novels

All-Time Classic Comics: Calvin and Hobbes

Just recently Bill Watterson, creator Calvin and Hobbes, was interviewed for the first time in 15 years. This reminded me of how the beloved series served as comical and refreshing bibliotherapy when I was frustrated with pre-tween woes. I have my brother to thank for my first exposure to comics with a copy of Calvin and Hobbes. You can read the Bill Watterson interview here.

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Historical Fiction and Fabulous Non-Fiction

rushing past german historyThe Tayshas Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The Tayshas Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great historical fiction and non-fiction reads or the entire 2010 reading list!

Tayshas Historical Fiction & Non-Fiction Reads:

 

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