Table of Contents

 From the Editor


Teen Perspective
Ellie Wen


Leadership On The Line
Cindy Lombardo

What Teens Want: What Libraries Can Learn from MTV
Erin Helmrich

Public Library YA Web Pages for the Twenty-first Century 
Patrick Jones and Anglea Pfeil

An Interview with Author Kevin Brooks 
Francisca Goldsmith

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today: The Baker & Taylor/YALSA Conference Grant 1984-2004 
Sheila B. Anderson

Great Book Giveaway Competition 
Jana Fine

"What Some Escape to, Others Escape"  Why Teenagers Read Genre Fiction
Sharyn November

If It's Tuesday, It Must Be Rio: Serving the Underserved in Brazil
Pat Muller

Calling it Verse Doesn't Make It Poetry 
Amy O'Neal

Six Degrees of. . .
Jana Fine

Warning:  Don't Buy the Fog Machine 
Penny Blubaugh

Teen Read Week 2003, SLAMMIN! @ your library

YALSA Rocks Orlando!  Programs at the 2004 Annual Conference

Index to Advertisers

The Update

Competencies Revised,  Young Adults Deserve the Best

Author Guidelines