Book Blitz 2: 45 Must Know YA Titles in 60 Minutes

Back by popular demand! Join Shauna Yusko for a look at 45 “Must Know” fiction and nonfiction YA titles released in the second half of 2012.  Shauna will highlight Dystopian, Not to Miss Non-Fiction, Paranormal, Historical Fiction, Quiet Gems, and Middle School appropriate titles.

Participants in this webinar will: learn about new “must have” YA titles to recommend to teens in your library and/or classroom.  This webinar addresses YALSA Competencies Area V: Knowledge of Materials and Area VI: Access to Information.

Information about Book Blitz Part I is available on our webinars on demand page.

Learning Outcomes

This webinar addresses YALSA Competencies:

  • Area V: Knowledge of Materials
  • Area VI: Access to Information.

Who Should Attend

Young adult librarians, school librarians, teachers, administrators, and any literacy-focused professional who works directly with teens and tweens.  Certificates of participation are available for webinar attendees who attend the entire 1 hour webinar.


Shauna Yusko  is a Teacher-Librarian at Evergreen Junior High, and has previously worked as a librarian in a private K-8 school, as well as a children’s librarian with the  King County Library System & Seattle Public Library. She is a reviewer for Booklist, and is a member of the Washington Library Media Association.


How to Register

Reserve your seat today!

Registration is also available with a purchase order or by mail. Please download this form and submit with a purchase order or check. Faxed or mailed registrations must be received by the Monday prior to the Thursday webinar.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing up to two weeks prior to the event. No phone cancellations will be accepted. A $5 processing fee will be deducted from the registration amount. Please mail registration cancellations to American Library Association, ATTN: MACS, Online CE Registration, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; fax to 312-280-1538; or email to Refunds will be processed after the event. YALSA reserves the right to cancel a course or workshop for insufficient registration or other reasons.

Tech Requirements

This webinar will be presented using the Adobe Connect platform. Please ensure that you have Adobe Flash Player Version 10.3 or later on your computer. Audio for this webinar will be streamed over computer speakers, and you will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenter and other webinar participants via chat.

You can conduct a test to ensure your computer is set up with the appropriate tools to participate in YALSA’s webinar.

If you have never participated in a webinar before, you can watch an overview of a webinar.


Eve Gaus at or 1-800-545-2433 ext. 5293