Table of Contents

From the Editor

From the President: Growing YALSA
Pamela Spencer Holley


Taking a STAB at Best Books: Teen Participation in BBYA
Angelina Benedetti and Rick Orsillo

Picking the Quick Picks
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Committee

Perceptions on Practice: YA Literature Collections
Mary K. Chelton

Special Section: Inside Today's Teen Lit

David Lubar: A Passion for Stories
An Interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith

Something for Every Reader: New YA Books that Cross Lines
Teri S. Lesesne

Going All the Way in Teen Literature
Marlene Perez

Literature Surveys and Research

I'm Pregnant! Fear and Conception in Four Decades of Young Adult Literature
Diane Emge

The Secret Source: Sexually Explicit Young Adult Literature as an Information Source
Amy Pattee

What Do You Want to Tell Us About Reading? A Survey of the Habits and Attitudes of Urban Middle School Students Toward Leisure Reading
Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Christina Lutz

The Update

Index to Advertisers