Selected DVD's & Videos for Young Adults

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The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Selected DVD’s and Videos for Young Adults Committee have chosen 10 videos for 2003. The selection was made during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The annual DVD/Video list recognizes productions for technical merit, content, and use with and interest to youth ages 12-18. The items were selected, screened, and discussed by the Selected DVD’s and Videos for Young Adults Committee with input from young adults around the country.

YALSA's 2003 Selected DVD’s and Videos for Young Adults 2003 are:

Bloodhag: The Faster You Go Deaf the More Time You Have to Read

8 minutes 7 seconds. 2001. $8.00.

Body Image for Boys

18 minutes. Films for Humanities & Sciences. 2002. $79.95.

Condition Black

60 minutes, WNET, 2002.$19.95


53 minutes. Women Make Movies. 2002. $250.00

Reel Grrrls

17 minutes. 911 Media Arts. 2001. $20.00 (for individual purchases)/$45.00 (for schools or institutions).

Scouts Honor

60 minutes. New Day Films. 2001. $95.00.

True Stories

14 minutes. Filmakers Library. 2002. $99.00.

What Do You Believe?

50 minutes. New Day Films. 2002. $129.00

When Words Hurt

22 minutes. Flims for the Humanities & Sciences. 2002. $79.95

Reality Matters Series.

60 minutes. Discovery Channel. 2002. $220.00.

Members of the 2003 committee include: Chair, Josephine Caisse, Bend, OR; Shellie Ann Cooke, San Francisco, CA; Amnah Ala'a Darwish, Sacramento, CA; Susan E. Dunn, Littleton, CO; Sarah I. Flowers, Morgan Hill, CA; Mari Hardacre, Cleveland, OH; Bonnie Herrage, Parma, OH; Annisha Jeffries, Cleveland, OH; Judith Ann Macaluso, Toms River, NJ; Stewart A. Shaw, Oakland, CA; Shawn Thrasher, Pasadena, CA; Lisa K. Whitley, Mt. Laurel, NJ; Shauna Yusko, Redmond, WA; Consultant, Sue Ellen Beauregard, Chicago, IL; Administrative Assistant, Lisa K. Whitley, Mt. Laurel, NJ.

The annotated list will appear in the March 15 issue of Booklist and is available on the YALSA Member's Only Web Site. For more information contact the YALSA Office by phone at 800-545-2433 x 4390 or e-mail,