For immediate release | April 20, 2012

Forty-five must-read books, 60 minutes: Reach teen readers with YALSA’s May webinar

CHICAGO — Summer reading is right around the corner, and this webinar will offer a crash course in the books you need to know to lure teens into the library this summer. Join Shauna Yusko, teacher-librarian at Evergreen Junior High in Redmond, Wash., for Book Blitz! 45 Must-Know YA Titles in 60 Minutes on May 17 at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Register today at! Registration costs $29 for students, $39 for individual YALSA members, $49 for all other individuals and $195 for group registrations. YALSA’s group rate gives an institution ten logins for the webinar.

All webinars provide one contact hour. Certificates of participation are available upon request. YALSA webinars are certified for one Library Education Unit in the state of Indiana.

Questions can be directed to Eve Gaus, YALSA’s program officer for continuing education, at or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293.

For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audiobooks for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to, or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or e-mail,


Beth Anne Yoke

Executive Director I

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

800-545-2433 ext.4391