A Librarian's Guide
★ "e;This amazing outpouring of strength and honesty offers inspirational personal accounts for every reader who wonders what to do when everything seems impossible."e; --Booklist, starred reviewA 2019 Texas Topaz Reading List S...
Rose Brock, PhD, is associate professor in the Department of Library Science at Sam Houston State University, in Huntsville, TX.
Acknowledgments YA Author Contributors Introduction 1-AN INTRODUCTION TO YOUNG ADULTS AND THEIR LITERATURE Defining Young Adults Defining Young Adults as Individuals Defining Young Adult Literature Authors in Action: On Writing YA by Kate Hart History of Young Adult Literature in Action: Early Adult Books Read by Young People More Young Adult Literature History in Action: First Books Written for Young Adults Defining Young Adult Literature Classic Young Adult Titles Defining Young Adults through Reading Preferences, Interests, and Choices Reading Surveys Reading Survey Questions Goodreads Book Format Choices Reading Preferences and Gender Roles Inclusivity, Diversity, and Own Voices in Young Adult Literature We Need Diverse Books Organization (WNDB) Types of Diversity to Consider in Collection Development Librarians in Action: Using a Diversity Audit to Guide Your Young Adult Collection Own Voice Authors Interview with Eric Gansworth A Sample of Online Resources for Seeking Out and Selecting Inclusive Young Adult Books Interview with Jason Reynolds Worlds of Words Selecting Books for Young Adults Literature in Action: Awards and Award Lists Best Lists by State Best Fiction for Young Adults Young Adults' Choices Project Librarians in Action!: Teen-Selected and Recommended Book Lists Margaret A. Edwards Award Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Michael L. Printz Award Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Outstanding Books for the College Bound Alex Award Stonewall Book Awards Rainbow Book Lists Coretta Scott King Book Awards The Walter Dean Myers Award Pura Belpre Award Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature The American Indian Youth Literature Awards The Association of Jewish Libraries-Book Awards Arab American Book Awards Mildred L. Batchelder Award Librarians in Action!: Introducing Your YA Collection to Readers Promoting Books and Authors with Young Adults Booktube Instagram, Book Blogs, and Building Other YA Book Communities Book Blogs Young Adult Literature-Focused Podcasts Promoting Young Adult Literature through Visual Literacy: Movies Based on Young Adult Books Author Visits Author Visits Checklist Selecting an Author Promote, Promote, PROMOTE! Hosting the Event Virtual Author Visits Promoting Young Adult Literature at Teen-Focused Author Events Professional Organizations with a Young Adult Focus Conclusion Professional Bibliographies for Book Selection, Reading Promotion, and Library Services Assignments in Action: Young Adults and Their Literature 2-BOOK ACCESS THROUGH QUICK READS AND AUDIOBOOKS Effective Strategies for All Types of Readers Comic Books Graphic Novels Popular Categories of Graphic Works Superheroes Literary Adaptations Fantasy Media Adaptations and Tie-Ins Slice-of-Life/School Stories Nonfiction Manga Electronic Graphic Novels and Manga Graphic Novels and Nonfiction in Action Professional Resources for Graphic Novels and Comic Books Librarians in Action: A Manga Club Fiction Series Books Early Series Books: A History Authors in Action: The Power of What If by Ally Carter Anthologies and Story Collections Benefits of Anthologies and Story Collections Diversity in Anthologies and Short Story Collections Librarians in Action!: Using Student Preferences to Help Curate Teen Book Choices Magazines Poetry Poems of Romantic Love Sports Poems Poems about Teen Tragedy, Angst, and Joy Poems of Horror Literature in Action: Poetry Slams and Open Mics! Poems about Neighborhoods Humorous Poems Poems Written by Young Adults Classic Poems Verse Novels Author in Action: Sonya Sones The Case for Audiobooks: Examining and Expanding Teen Reading through Listening Audiobooks as Tools of Literacy Audiobooks Connect Cultures Studies of Audiobooks as Tools of Reading Motivation Making a Case for Audiobooks and Instruction A Brief History of Audiobooks Audiobooks Awards Odyssey Award Amazing Audiobooks