Young Adult Library Services

Volume 8, Number 3, Spring 2010

From the Editor

Sarah Flowers

From the President

Linda W. Braun

YALSA Perspectives

Focus on Diversity
YALSA Diversity Taskforce

By Angela Craig

Beyond Good Intentions
Explore Diversity at YALSA’s YA Lit Symposium

By Kristin Heathcock

Hot Spot: Awards

YALSA Announces 2010 Literary Award Winners and Selected Booklists

Listener for Life
By Nichole King

A New Literature for a New Millenium? The First Decade of the Printz Awards
By Michael Cart

“Best” Book Selection Through the Years
By Pam Spencer Holley

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, Year One
By Angela Carstensen

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults: It’s All About the Popular
By Karen Brooks-Reese and Beth Saxton


Professional Resources

The YALSA Update

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers