For immediate release | October 4, 2012

45 must-read books, 60 minutes: Reach teen readers with YALSA’s October webinar

CHICAGO — Back by popular demand! Join YALSA for Book Blitz Part II. This webinar highlights 45 “Must Know” fiction and nonfiction YA titles released in the second half of 2012. Join Shauna Yusko, teacher-librarian at Evergreen Junior High in Redmond, Wash., and book reviewer guru for this fast-paced webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Oct. 18.

This webinar will address three areas of the YALSA Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Client Group;
  • Knowledge of Materials;
  • Administration.

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.

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,


Eve Gaus

Program Officer

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

800-545-2433 ext.5293