Planning what to see at conference?

Here's the complete schedule.


Check out the latest issue of TASL Talks

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Going to Conference?

Show your support for Tennessee's school libraries with this year's conference t-shirt or tote bag.

Shirts and bags must be pre-ordered and will be waiting for you when you arrive at conference.

Click here to order.

Volunteer State Book Award winners 2017


Winner: The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak. (Dial Books 2014)

Second: A Perfectly Messed Up-Story by Patrick McDonnell. (Little Brown Books 2014)

Third: Ninja by Arree Chung. (Henry Holt and Company 2014)


Winner: The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett. Illustrated by Kevin Cornell. (Amulet Books 2015)

Second: El Deafo by CeCe Bell. (Amulet Books 2014)


Third: Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson. (Scholastic 2014)


Middle School:

Winner: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier. (Graphix 2014)

Second: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014)

Third: Space Case by Stuart Gibbs. (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014)

High School:

Winner: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. (Delacorte Press 2013)

Second: I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. (Dial Books 2014)

Third: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. (St. Martin's Griffin 2014)



Congratulations to the winners of this year's Bookmark Contest!

First Place Primary Division:

Sheryln Compean, 2nd grade
W.A. Wright Elementary School
Katie Derrick, librarian

Honorable Mention Primary Division:

Evan Parsons, 2nd grade
Linden Elementary School
Traci Magee, librarian

First Place Intermediate Division:

Emma Bell, 5th grade
Robert E. Lee School
Tammy Coop, librarian

Honorable Mention Intermediate Division:

Lucy Bacon, 5th grade
North Middle School
Martha Harris, librarian

First Place Middle School Division:

MacKenzie Green, 8th grade
Cherokee Middle School
Lana Foster, librarian

Honorable Mention Middle School Division:

Sydney Kong, 6th grade
Houston Middle School
Mary Ann Cole, librarian

First Place High School Division:

Madison Sherwood, 11th grade
Westview High School
Delana Smith, librarian

Honorable Mention High School Division:

Lauren Lilly, 12th grade
Tennessee High School
Britni Demma, librarian



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