YALS: Young Adult Library Services

Volume 1, No. 1 - Fall 2002

Table of Contents

From the Editor

From the President: When I Was First Elected Vice President/President-Elect
Caryn Sipos


Librarians at the Helm of the Frigate
Chris Crowe


A Tyranny of Teens: The Perils of Teen Participation
Angelina Benedetti

My Life as a Rodenite
Deana Rutherford

Six Degrees of Sisterhood
Cindy Dobrez and Nancy M. Henkel

How to Succeed on a YA Book Committee: Three Veterans Speak Out
Nancy M. Henkel, Susan Geye, and Kathie Fitch

The Emergence of Gay Literature for Young People
David Lane

Lives Are at Stake
Michael Cart

Happy Birthday, Teen Read Week!
Linda Waddle

From the Field

TRW Follow-Up
Jana Fine

Creating a Graphic Novel Section @ your library™
Mike Pawuk

Publishers Parley
Jana Fine

The Heart, Soul, and Brain of Boneville: An Interview with Jeff Smith
Jana Fine

Ten Geeks, One League of Power, Many Butt-Kicking Comics! Francis W. Parker School Comic Book Club
Julie Halpern

Index to Advertisers

The Update

Author Guidelines