Table of Contents

From the Editor


Flashback to Fantasyland
It’s Off to Work We Go
Sheila B. Anderson

The Darndest Things
Funny Stories about Working with Teens
compiled by Jana Fine

What? No Books?
The Other School Visit
Julie Scordato

A Day in the Life
Nancy Fredericks

A Hero’s Trail
An Interview with T. A. Barron about the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Jana Fine


Youngsters in Dutch Libraries
Marjolein Lolkema

Growing Up in a Library

Missouri Library Association’s Young Adult Special Interest Group
Demonstrating the Value of State Organizations
Kimberlee Ried and Shari Ellison

Combining Courage and Teens
Dante Tang

A Case for Making Original Content Part of Your YA Web Page
Paula Brehm-Heeger

What Was Read Then,What Is Read Now
compiled by Jana Fine

The Choice between Jewels and Books
Elise Sheppard

Author Guidelines

Index to Advertisers

The Update