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Teen Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests. 2nd. ed. By Diana Tixier Herald. Libraries Unlimited. 2003

     Recommended genre fiction—each chapter has lists of titles by specific genres that appeal to mature teens. The first chapter discusses teen reading habits and ways in which libraries can market to teens.

Thinking outside the Book: alternatives for today’s teen library collections. Ed by. C. Allen Nichols. Libraries Unlimited. 2004

     Examines aspects of collection development for teens above and beyond traditional books.

Magazines with articles, booklists, reviews and special columns devoted to information needs and interests of Teens. Magazine websites offer several of the articles and features from the print edition.

VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) print: bi-monthly journal. Scarecrow Press.$62.

website: www.voya.com

School Library Journal: for children, Young Adult and school librarians. print. 15 issues/yr. $136.99. Reed Business Information. (included in Proquest database full text.) website: www.slj.com

Booklist: . print subscr. 22 issues/yr. $109.95. American Library Association
(included in Proquest database full text).
website www.booklistonline.com

Titlewave: www.titlewave.com website of Follett Library Resources.

     Vendor's online selection tool featuring reviews from major review sources for most titles. Offers a versatile collection development tool as well as award lists and curriculum related reading lists.

YALSA'S BOOK LISTS AND BOOK AWARDS: (ALA--Young Adult Library Services Assn.)

Both the award lists and the book lists highlight great books for teens.

Teen Reads: http://www.teenreads.com/
(provide a link to this site for your teen readers, they will love it.)

“...Part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week”.

YA Collection Development Workshop
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Booklist »
ProQuest »
4Young Adult 411 - Websites
YALSA's [Young Adult Library Services Association] Professional Development Center

Young Adult Electronic Discussion Lists for Librarians »

Best Practices in Young Adult Services
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Teen Advisory Groups »

Standards for Public Library Services to Young Adults in Massachusetts »

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