Young Adult Library Services

Volume 7, Number 3, Spring 2009

From the Editor
RoseMary Honnold

From the President
Sarah Cornish Debraski

The View from ALA

ALA CouncilWants You!
By Sarah Flowers

YALSA Perspectives

The Alex Awards Program, ALA Annual, July 2008
By Angela Carstensen

Coretta Scott King Awards Celebrate Forty Years
Where the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Meet YALSA’s Best Books for Young Adults and the Michael L. Printz Award
By Deborah Taylor

Teen Perspectives

13 Teen Voices Heard at ALA Midwinter 2009
By RoseMary Honnold

Hot Spot: 2009 Awards

Jellicoe Road Wins Michael L. Printz Award

Laurie Halse Anderson Wins 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award

A Curse Dark as Gold Wins Inaugural William C. Morris Award

Recorded Books Wins 2009 Odyssey Award for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

2009 Alex Awards

2009 Best Books for Young Adults

2009 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

2009 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers

2009 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults

2009 Fabulous Films for Young Adults

2009 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Literature Surveys and Research

From Deleting Online Predators to Educating Internet Users
Congress and Internet Safety: A Legislative Analysis
By Don Essex

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

Professional Resources

The YALSA Update