Table of Contents Summer 2006

FROM THE EDITOR

FROM THE PRESIDENT
Pamela Spencer Holley

Professional Perspectives

Uncle Sam, Political Advocacy, and the YALSA Legislation Committee
Laurel Sandor

Teen Perspective

Inspiring Ways (and Reads) to Get Active @ your library® 
Valerie Ott

Author Perspective

Love and Accept Yourself for Who You Are: An Interview with Alex Sanchez
Dominique Mccafferty

Best Practices 

Academic Librarians Organize a Sixth-Grade Reading Club
Iona R. Malanchuk

Hot Spot: Get Active

Get Teens Active @ your library®!
RoseMary Honnold

I Can't Dance Without Arrows: Get Active @ your library® with Video Game Programs
Beth Gallaway and Alissa Lauzon

Types of Youth Participation Programs in Public Libraries: An Annotated Webliography
Susan Asis

Bridging the Gap: Proactive Approaches for Adults Working with Teens
Kimberly Bolan

Advocating for Teens' Technological Needs: Q & A with Stephen Abram

Technology for Young Adults Committee: A Library Outing, Serving Queer and Questioning Teens
Hillias J. Martin

Middle School Volunteers with Special Needs at the Denver Public Library
Emily Dagg

Literature Surveys and Research

A Teen Take on Reading: Results from the 2005 Teen Read Survey
Krista Swenor

The Update

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