Tiger Times

graphic by Sydney Rowe

Fantasy and Fiction

May 27, 2020

Young adult books are becoming increasingly popular among teens and people that enjoy reading stories with young adults as the main characters. Commonly having romance, dystopian or fantasy themes, these books are fun and imaginative. The fictional side of the genre contains many mind blowing stories that ...

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Culturally diverse books

April 3, 2020

Books can take us to many different places and introduce us to many different cultures. They can give an insight into other people's lives and how differently they live. Authors write about their life experiences. Regardless of the reason, these books were written by Latin American authors to show the...

Teens browse through signed copies of books at  the North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving, Texas.

A trip for the books

March 11, 2020

On Saturday, March 7, The Texas High Library Club had the opportunity to attend the North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving, Texas.The students that attended had the opportunity to buy books, meet authors and meet new people who share their love for books.  “You don't have to wait for someone to tel...

Author Catt Dahman speaks to library club students about her career as an author. Dahman has authored many successful horror novels.

Q&A with Catt Dahman

November 14, 2019

The Library Club had the opportunity to meet native Texan and published author Catt Dahman. Dahman is a horror writer whose books range from extreme and mainstream horror to historical horror. Dahman talked to club members about what it takes to be a writer and how it’s not as easy as it seems. She...

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Book Upgrade

October 15, 2019

Reading has gone through a long and exhausting evolution. It has gone from some people not being able to read, to reading being for a narrow demographic, and now, even with all of our new technologies and ways of accessing literature, less and less people want to read. There are many interesting and ...

A barrier of words

A barrier of words

September 25, 2019

Banned for its use of witchcraft. Banned for its use of violence. Banned for its use of vulgar language. There are thousands of books all over the world that contain subjects that are deemed controversial to many people, but those same books can teach students some of the greatest lessons they could...

Finding her

Finding her “Worth”

November 29, 2018

The sound of pencil scribbling across paper fills the quiet room. A glance at the clock shows that it’s 3 a.m., but she doesn’t care. She is far too engrossed in her story. What started out as a dream quickly became a reality for senior Trinitee Noel.  “Worth: Selfless,” written by Noel, is a sto...

Students hold a select few of the 2018-2019 book challenge novels. The challenge started in late October.

Ready, set, read

November 19, 2018

The 2018-2019 book challenge is being held by librarian Rachel Epley from Oct. 29 until April. All students are welcome to participate in the book challenge. Students interested must speak to Epley and obtain the list of books. After you have read one, you will receive an orange review sheet that you...

Members of Library Club listen to keynote speakers and authors discuss their sources of inspiration in writing. They traveled to Irving, TX on April 21 to attend a book festival. Submitted Photo

Stories coming to life

May 15, 2018

Their eyes wander around the pages, capturing all of the information that meets their mind. After a while, the thought remains in the back of their mind: “What is the person who created this like? Are their own experiences reflected upon the characters in this book? Are they as kind and caring as one...

The literary dispute: technology or paper?

The literary dispute: technology or paper?

November 27, 2017

The world was forever changed on April 1, 1976. It was only after Apple Inc. was founded that the technological revolution began. Technology was rapidly expanding and becoming integrated into every aspect of life. Phones were no longer attached to walls, TVs weren’t confined to living rooms and co...

Library Club had their first meeting Friday, Oct. 13.

Sharing a love for books

October 23, 2017

Inspired by the place that always welcomes students, Library Club is a new organization at Texas High thanks to the librarian Rachel Epley. Students who regularly visit the shelves wanted to make a group of students who shared the same passions and ideas. “Its started with a group of friends j...

5 Books to read before graduation

5 Books to read before graduation

March 15, 2016

Slaughterhouse Five- Kurt Vonnegut This satirical novel follows Billy Pilgrim, an American soldier in World War II. He is abducted by aliens and taken to their home planet. There, Billy contemplates life, death, and the harshness of war. This novel opens the reader's eyes to the horrors of war, w...

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