Table of Contents

From the Editor


Teen Perspective
Ellie Wen


Leadership On The Line
Cindy Lombardo

What Teens Want: What Libraries Can Learn from MTV
Erin Helmrich

Public Library YA Web Pages for the Twenty-first Century
Patrick Jones and Anglea Pfeil

An Interview with Author Kevin Brooks
Francisca Goldsmith

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today: The Baker & Taylor/YALSA Conference Grant 1984-2004
Sheila B. Anderson

Great Book Giveaway Competition
Jana Fine

"What Some Escape to, Others Escape" Why Teenagers Read Genre Fiction
Sharyn November

If It's Tuesday, It Must Be Rio: Serving the Underserved in Brazil
Pat Muller

Calling it Verse Doesn't Make It Poetry
Amy O'Neal

Six Degrees of. . .
Jana Fine

Warning: Don't Buy the Fog Machine
Penny Blubaugh

Teen Read Week 2003, SLAMMIN! @ your library

YALSA Rocks Orlando! Programs at the 2004 Annual Conference

Index to Advertisers

The Update

Competencies Revised, Young Adults Deserve the Best

Author Guidelines