Texas Reading Club Themes and Artists

The Texas State Library began contracting with nationally acclaimed illustrators of children's books to create artwork for the Reading Club in 1991.

Year

Theme

Artist

2012

Get a Clue...At the Library

Bruce Hale

2011

Dig Up a Good Book!

Keith Graves

2010

Catch the Reading Express!

Kim Doner

2009

Libraries: Deep in the Heart of Texas!

Joy Fisher Hein

2008

Texas Reading Club Jubilee: 1959-2008

Janet Stevens

2007

Sail Away with Books!

Diane Stanley

2006

Reading: The Sport of Champions!

Frank Remkiewicz

2005

Go Wild...Read!

Michael Austin

2004

Color Your World...Read!

Diane Greenseid

2003

Mission Possible: Spy a Book!

G. Brian Karas

2002

Read Across Texas!

James Warhola

2001

To the Library and Beyond!

Mark Teague

2000

Invent the Future! READ!

Brian Floca

1999

Open A Book ~ On With The Show!

Ra�l Col�n

1998

Furry Tails! Funny Tales!

Lynn Munsinger

1997

Incredible Dream Machine

Alexandra Day

1996

Ready...Set...Read!

Kevin Henkes

1995

Once Upon a Planet

Denise Fleming

1994

Familiar Faces...Faraway Places!

David Wisniewski

1993

Lions, and Tigers, and Books...Oh My!

Felicia Bond

1992

Discover the New World of Reading

Steven Kellogg

1991

Camp Wanna-Read

James Marshall

1990

The Secret Code Is...Read

 

1989

Creature Features

 

1988

Trailblazers, Stargazers

 

1987

Animal Antics

 

1986

Celebrate Texas

 

1985

Awesome Adventure

 

1984

Magical Mysteries

 

1983

Reading Rodeo

 

1982

Space Capers

 

1981

Monster Madness

 

1980

Sports Splash

 

1979

In Search of Texas Treasures

 

1978

Come To Chimera!

 

1977

Jungle Journey

 

1976

Movin On...Then and Now

 

1975

Cross-Country with a Hero

 

1974

Take a Giant Step

 

1973

Be a READasaurus

 

1972

Climb a Little this Summer

 

1971

Dangerous Mission

 

1970

There Is No Frigate Like a Book to Take Us Lands Away

 

1966-1969

Vacation Reader's Go Everywhere

 

1965

Open Your Future - Read

 

1964

Records Unavailable

 

1963

Read! The Fifth Freedom...Enjoy It

 

1962

Read and Watch Your World Grow

 

1959-1961

Texas Reading Roundup

 

1958

Space Flight

 

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