YALS Volume 9, Number 1, Fall 2010

The View from ALA
“I Can Stand a Little Pain” or Why You Should Get Going in ALA
By Steve Matthews

YALSA Perspectives
Follow the Leaders, Part II: One Emerging Leader’s Experience at ALA Annual 2010, Diary Style
By Robyn E. Vittek

Get Involved in YALSAVirtual Committees and Interest Groups
By Linda W. Braun

Advocacy Adventures
By Sarah Flowers

The People in Your Neighborhood: Using Local Collaboration to Advocate for Teen Patrons
By Robyn E. Vittek

Best Practices

YA Q&A: Collaboration
By Stephanie Squicciarini, Maureen Hartman, and Erica Cuyugan

Hot Spot: Collaboration

Four Steps to Effective Collaboration
By Penny Johnson

High Impact Partnership: Serving Youth Offenders
By Angela Craig

Building Strong Community Partnerships: Sno-Isle Libraries and the Teen Project
By Dawn Rutherford

Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award: Our Partnership for Massachusetts Teens
By Mary Ann Rogers, Sue-Ellen Szymanski, Laurie Cavanaugh, and Mary Dunphy

Fine Art Programs, Teens, and Libraries: Changing Lives One Program at a Time
By Natasha D. Benway

Selling Risk to Administration and Colleagues
By Linda W. Braun, Hillias J. Martin, and Connie Urquhart

Technology Perspectives

Libraries Catch Up With the Twentieth Century
By Mark Flowers

Young Adult Literature

Historical Fiction Mash-Ups: Broadening Appeal by Mixing Genres
By Melissa Rabey


From the Editor
Sarah Flowers

From the President
Kim Patton

Professional Resources

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

The YALSA Update