YALSA's Reads 4 Teens recommended reading for teen patrons is a downloadable collection of the best in the latest teen literature which includes 37 customizable pamphlets and 8 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre. Lists can be customized to include library information, hours or teen specific programming before making copies available to patrons. All 45 resources included in this digital download can be printed in both color and black/white on 8.5” x 11” paper.
All titles featured in this resource appeared on YALSA's 2014 lists of recommended reading or were honored by a 2014 YALSA book award.
Themes include “I Can See the Future”, “Scares, Spirits, and the Supernatural”, “What Happens After High School?”, and “Boyfriends and Girlfriends."
Edited by Pam Spencer Holley and Rachel Yoke on behalf of YALSA.
The single download (.zip) includes:
- I Wanna Be Popular (Beauty and Popularity)
- 1, 2, 3, Snap! (Photo Books)
- All the World’s a Stage (Performing Arts)
- Incognito (Spies and Assassins)
- I Can See the Future
- Boyfriends and Girlfriends – Drama Time
- Kings, Queens, and Rulers
- Man’s Best Friend….a Dog?
- In Sync Sibling -38 titles
- Trips, Tours, and Troubles (Travel)
- You Go Girl! (Teenage Girls)
- Play Ball! (Sports)
- Who am I? (Identity)
- Dealing with Death
- Scares, Spirits, and the Supernatural
- The High Seas (Pirates and Islands)
- I Have a Secret
- Reinventing the Past (Historical Fiction)
- Looking Back (Nonfiction History)
- Do You Believe in Magic?
- American as a Melting Pot
- Dysfunctional Families
- Fantastical, Imaginative Worlds
- Fictional Wars – Past, Present and Future
- Memoirs and Autobiographies
- Monsters Come in All Shapes and sizes
- Other Worlds”
- Poetic Thoughts
- Private Writings…Diaries and Journals
- School Without Parents – Is It better or Worse?
- The States from Alabama to Missouri
- The States from Nebraska to Wyoming
- Still Sleuthing
- Teens on Their Own
- Tickle Your Funny Bone
- The Top Tens
- Want a Good Book to Read?
- Wars – Past and Present
- Where in the World Is…Countries from Afghanistan to France
- Where in the World Is…Countries from Germany to Vietnam
- What Happens After High School?
- Why Is Everybody Picking on Me?