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A graphic novel, first of two, about a New York City high school fencer who finds out she is the Last Defender of Faerie, illustrations by Mike Cavallero–see the.

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Jan 4, 2018. To help you succeed at engaging teens at your library, take a look at 10 Questions to Ask about Your Teen Services at the YALSA blog of the Young Adult Library Services Association. Here are three examples of the questions you'll find there:.

Ally Condie is the author of the MATCHED Trilogy, a #1 New York Times and international bestseller. MATCHED was chosen as one of YALSA’s 2011 Teens’ Top Ten and.

YALSA's Teens Top Ten. I feel inclined to say that while the YALSA speech bubble is orange, I neglected to take them off all of last years book spines so I might have taken some artistic. I'm always looking for new crafting ideas and since I'm continuously taken to other peoples blogs, I thought 'why not make my own?'

Dec 19, 2017. At Createch, we are dedicated to the learning theory of HOMAGO (Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out). These phrases are not only what we seek to find while in Createch space, but they are also levels of engagement, with Geeking Out being our main objective. We love to see teenagers in.

While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their.

Now an annual tradition here at Allison’s Book Bag, what follows is my tribute to those authors for young people whose died this last year.

YALSA’s publications offer librarians and library workers a wealth of tips and resources to help make your day-to-day job easier!

May 02, 2017  · April is a busy month. Jam-packed into a mere thirty days, we celebrate the following annual observances: School Library Month, National Poetry Month.

Feb 21, 2017. The paper, adopted by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) board at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, lists several other actions librarians can take. According to the February 2, 2017, YALSA blog post by Kate McNair, YALSA is currently reviewing their “guidelines and policies to assure teen.

Feb 11, 2015. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) releases a yearly list of recommended graphic novels, and this year's list is out, 79 titles from a diverse range of publishers, from Batman to the Kingsmen to Moonhead and the Music Machine. The list celebrates “the enormous variety of the graphic.

2013-2015: I started writing about books and all things YA literary for the other YALSA blog, the Hub. April 22, 2013: My first peer-reviewed article was published! It's called “This, That, Both, Neither: The Badging of Biracial Identity in Young Adult Realism.” It later won an award for YALSA's best peer-reviewed paper of the.

YALSA Blog, Nov. 20. 7h. Analog and digital tech. Illustration by Jackie Ferrantino. David Sax writes: “Like most relationships we plunge into with hearts aflutter, our love affair with digital technology promised us the world: more friends , money, and democracy. Free music, news, and same-day shipping of paper towels.

Aug 17, 2013. Remember last spring when we featured the 2013 YALSA Teen Top Ten Nominees with our summer reading kick-off contest? These 28 titles are now being voted upon as YALSA works to whittle the nominees down to the true top ten. Why not get in on the voting? Checkout the titles while you are at it!!

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Oct 20, 2017. YALSA's YA Services Symposium is an annual event that features programs that cover the entire spectrum of topics related to providing services for and with young adults that will help them become 21st century learners. In addition to programming, the symposium also features exciting events like Book.

Awards & Booklists: current recommended reading for teens Use these lists to promote the year’s best young adult literature with the teens in your library, school or.

Deborah Heiligman is a National Book Award finalist and the YA and middle grade author of Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers, and Charles and Emma.

Posts about Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (YALSA) written by Nancy M

Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually.

Elmore will teach your youngest readers about kindness, empathy, and acceptance.

Victorian House Blog Feb 21, 2017. These homeowners dreamed of buying a vintage Victorian house in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA. However, like most older homes, the existing kitchen was small and very inefficient. Feb 15, 2017. This beautiful 600 sq ft Victorian home was designed and built on the show Tiny House Nation. The couple the

Developing a Maker Program (Library as Incubator Project) · Community- Embedded Design: Connected Messages at the Free Library of Philadelphia ( HASTAC Blog) · Crafty Students Show Off New Tech Skills at Free Library of Philadelphia (CBS Philly) · Learning Lab: Philadelphia Free Library Foundation ( YALSA Blog).

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YALSA has been working to expand member engagement and has been discussing a number of ways to do just that. At the 2016 Annual Conference, the board approved the.

We’ve been talking about children’s book awards on Booklights quite a bit lately because award season is in now full swing. Why are we so interested in which books win the awards? For one thing, the lists of the winners and honor.

-how to inspire and motivate student readers -responds to issues facing leaders in the literacy field. The Goddess of YA Literature. -written by a professor of children's and YA literature in a Library Science department. The Hub. -the literature blog for YALSA -provides a one-stop-shop for information about teen reads.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a national organization that works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend the individual rights and.

May 3, 2013. This spring the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has been hosting virtual town hall meetings at which library staff and community stakeholders have been in dialog about teens and the future of teen library services. The conversations are part of a yearlong IMLS funded YALSA project.

The Blog of the Eastern Connecticut YA Librarian Roundtable.

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Join us for a live webcast featuring the finalists for the 2018 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. Learn a bit about these fantastic titles, and.

2013: I started writing about books and all things YA literary for the other YALSA blog, the Hub. April 22, 2013: My first peer-reviewed article was published! It's called “This, That, Both, Neither: The Badging of Biracial Identity in Young Adult Realism.” It later won an award for YALSA's best peer-reviewed paper of the year.

The Hub, A teen reading blog from YALSA. Check out the Teen Reading Challenge that happens in the Spring. Could be a good middle school/junior high /high school event. Expect Miraculous, Elementary Media Specialist Any Plemmons' blog on all things elementary library. He covers everything from library orientation to.

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We’ve been talking about children’s book awards on Booklights quite a bit lately because award season is in now full swing. Why are we so interested in which books win the awards? For one thing, the lists of the winners and honor.