Friends of Teen Read Week
ALA Graphics is your source for posters, bookmarks, gifts, incentives, and other library and school promotions including the official materials for Teen Read Week, Teen Tech Week, National Library Week, and Banned Books Week. Check out ALA Graphics for the offical product line for Teen Read Week at www.alastore.ala.org.
Evanced Solutions provides the online registration software for Teen Read Week and Teen Tech Week. Evanced is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, and provides simple, cost-effective tools to help streamline library processes and better attract and engage the community you serve. Products include event calendaring and registration, meeting room booking, summer reading management, staff scheduling, and materials vending.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Founded in 1946, Farrar, Straus and Giroux is noted for its authors, who have won extraordinary acclaim and literary awards – among them Pablo Neruda, Joseph Brodsky, Shirley Hazzard, Susan Sontag, Alice McDermott, Seamus Heaney, Nadine Gordimer, Marilynne Robinson, Isaac Bashevis Singer, C. K. Williams, Tom Wolfe, John McPhee, Thomas Friedman, Jonathan Franzen, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Richard Powers.
Since 2006, under the banner of Novel Graphics, Hill & Wang − an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux that over the past fifty years has published Elie Wiesel, Langston Hughes, Roland Barthes and many important works of science and American history − has been issuing eye-popping graphic works, beginning with the
New York Times bestseller
The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, Harvey Pekar’s history of
The Beats and, this summer, the authorized adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s
Galaxy Press is the publisher of a new line of fiction called Stories from the Golden Age, a line of 80 books and audiobooks by New York Times bestselling author L. Ron Hubbard. Find a variety of stories to captivate young adult readers whatever their taste in storytelling—ranging from fantasy and science fiction, to mystery and thriller, and even western.Each book contains a glossary of cultural and historical terms to increase vocabulary and reading comprehension. Each book also available as a multicast, unabridged audiobook, with sound effects so real, you'll think you are really there.
Henry Holt Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group (Farrar, Strauss, Giroux Books for Young Readers, Feiwel and Friends, First Second Books, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Roaring Brook Press, and Square Fish) publishes quality, innovative fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. To download discussion and curriculum guides, and to learn more about our program, visit www.macmillan.com.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers publishes many award-winning trade books, including young adult novels, picture books, novelty, and non-fiction titles. LBYR is proud to continue a tradition of excellence in publishing that began more than 165 years ago while branching out into exciting new territories as the landscape of the children's book marketplace continues to change. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers is part of Hachette Book Group USA.
Random House/Listening Library. Random House publishes quality books from hardcovers to paperbacks, pre-school through Young Adult, including the imprints of Alfred A. Knopf, Crown, David Fickling Books, Delacorte Press, Laurel-Leaf, Yearling, Disney, Doubleday, Golden, Schwartz & Wade, Step Into Reading, Stepping Stones, Random House Children’s Books, Robin Corey Books and Wendy Lamb Books. Listening Library has been the leading publisher of unabridged audiobooks for children and young adults for over 50 years. Their core commitment is to produce the best books—new releases and popular backlist—as top-quality recordings to be enjoyed by children and teen audiences today and for many years to come. Listening Library has over 850 titles available including a backlist of one of the largest collections of Newbery and Printz winners, plus a wide selection of popular fiction and classic children's and young adult literature.
Walden Media specializes in entertainment for the whole family. Past award-winning and highly successful films include: The Chronicles of Narnia series, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Nim’s Island and Charlotte’s Web. Upcoming films include Tooth Fairy starring Dwayne Johnson, Ramona & Beezus, based on the best-selling books by Beverly Cleary, Bandslam starring Vanessa Hudgens, and the third installment in the Chronicles of Narnia series, Dawn Treader. For more information on Walden Media and resources for educators, family and people who love to read, go to www.Walden.com.
AdLit is a multimedia project all about adolescent literacy that includes a comprehensive website designed to give parents and educators the tools they need to help kids in grades 4-12 become better readers and writers. AdLit.org offers articles on topics ranging from achievement to motivation to writing; exclusive video interviews with authors; themed book lists; a blog about books for teens; and a Just for Fun area featuring contests and activities.
American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
AASA is the professional organization for more than 16,500 educational leaders across America. Its four major focus areas are: improving the condition of children and youth; preparing schools and school systems for the twenty-first century; connecting schools and communities; and enhancing the quality and effectiveness of school leaders.
American Booksellers Association (ABA)
ABA is a not-for-profit trade association representing independent bookstores nationwide.
Cable in the Classroom (CIC)
CIC represents the cable telecommunications industry's commitment to education - to improve teaching and learning for children in schools, at home, and in their communities.
International Reading Association
The International Reading Association seeks to promote literacy by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying reading processes and techniques; by serving as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research; and by encouraging reading as a lifetime habit.
Kids Care Clubs is a program of the Points of Light Foundation. Their mission is to develop compassion and the spirit of service and philanthropy in school-aged youth. To that end, monthly projects and resources are posted on their website.
KIDSNET is a nationally recognized, nonprofit education and media resource that encourages media literacy in young people and their families and is committed to educational excellence in the media industry.
Los Angeles Young Adult Authors (LAYAs)
The LAYAs are a group of L.A.-based YA authors (either that, or the plural form of the Spanish word for "beach," without the "p" in front) who write books, graphic novels, scripts, and cryptic notes to each other. We've been known to judge 4th of July parades in shiny tiaras, do a live game show we do call LAYAPALOOZA, do panels at book fests, conduct writing workshops, do readings at libraries and make school visits cool.
The N is Noggin’s programming block for teens, on TV every night starting at 6pm ET, and online all the time at the-n.com. The N’s programming equips teens with real life skills and knowledge to help them engage with their peers and figure out their lives. Teens can watch The N’s dramas, comedies and animated shows on TV, then share their thoughts, insights and feelings online at www.the-n.com.
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
NASSP’s mission is to build effective and skillful school leaders. They provide professional development and other services and products to help school leaders advance their schools into the twenty-first century.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.
National Education Association
This organization works with men and women working in schools and colleges across the United States to help all students achieve.
National School Boards Association (NSBA)
NSBA is the nationwide organization representing public school governance. NSBA’s mission is to foster excellence and equity in public elementary and secondary education through school board leadership.
readergirlz is an online book community of over 10,000 members where we challenge girls to read, reflect, and reach out. The organization is operated by five volunteer, award-winning YA authors dedicated to teen literacy. Each month a book is featured, the author hosted, and a corresponding community service project is highlighted. Two special literacy projects are operated yearly to support YALSA's Teen Read Week and Support Teen Literature Day (Operation TBD - Teen Book Drop).
The mission of SmartGirl is to provide an online community for adolescent girls (and boys) to voice their opinions. Members of the site are primarily girls between the ages of twelve and twenty. There are currently 20,000 subscribers to the SmartGirl’s free monthly newsletter.
Speak Up Press
Speak Up Press publishes Speak Up, a national annual art and literary journal featuring fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, photography, and artwork of young people thirteen to nineteen years old from across the country and around the world. Speak Up is produced by a local and online teen advisory board.
Swept Away TV/The Rock Star Stories
This television program written, edited, filmed and directed by college and high school students. The program airs in more than 72 markets. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing media career training, mentoring and experiences for young people nationwide. More than 3000 young people have learned to shoot, edit, film and direct in the 7 years that the program has been on air. Students also produce high school and college press conferences with such musical artists as Yellowcard, Thursday, Something Corporate, Sum 41, Andrew WK, and the Alkaline Trio. Students have also produced a book of their best interviews titled The Rock Star Stories available in Summer 2007.
TeenInk is a national teen magazine, book, and Web site featuring teen writing, information, art, photos, poetry, teen issues, and more. All articles are written by teen authors who are students at K–12 schools. The monthly print magazine is appropriate for teenagers ages thirteen to nineteen attending secondary school: junior high school, middle school, and high school. TeenInk was established in 1989 as The 21st Century magazine by The Young Authors Foundation, a nonprofit organization. More than 25,000 teens have published in the magazine and its companion, Poetry Journals.