Young Adult Library Services, Volume 5, Issue 3

Table of Contents

FROM THE EDITOR
Valerie Ott

FROM THE PRESIDENT
Judy Nelson

YALSA Perspective
YALSA 101—Be There
Erin V. Helmrich

School Library Perspective
Are We Selecting? Or Are We Censoring?
Christine M. Allen

Teen Perspectives
Top Ten Adult Authors for Teens
Sean Rapacki

The View from ALA
Behind the Scenes for YALSA: The Schneider Family Book Award Committee
Donna McMillen

Best Practices
Just Open the Door: Banned Books (and a Librarian!) in the Classroom
Erin Downey Howerton

Basic Reader's Advisory for Manga
Select Popular Titles and Similar Works
Nina Exner

Hot Spot: 2007 Awards

Gene Luen Yang Wins 2007 Printz Award
Angelina Benedetti and Cindy Dobrez

Lois Lowry Receives 2007 Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement
Mary Hastler

Best Books for Young Adults

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

Alex Awards

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults

Selected Videos and DVDs for Young Adults

Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Literature Surveys and Research
Barriers to GLBTQ Collection Development and Strategies for Overcoming Them
Linda Alexander and Sarah D. Miselis

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

Professional Resources

The YALSA Update