Young Adult Library Services, Volume 5, Issue 3

Table of Contents

FROM THE EDITOR

Valerie Ott

FROM THE PRESIDENT

Judy Nelson

YALSA Perspective


YALSA 101—Be There


Erin V. Helmrich

School Library Perspective


Are We Selecting? Or Are We Censoring?


Christine M. Allen

Teen Perspectives


Top Ten Adult Authors for Teens


Sean Rapacki

The View from ALA


Behind the Scenes for YALSA: The Schneider Family Book Award Committee


Donna McMillen

Best Practices


Just Open the Door: Banned Books (and a Librarian!) in the Classroom


Erin Downey Howerton

Basic Reader's Advisory for Manga


Select Popular Titles and Similar Works


Nina Exner

Hot Spot: 2007 Awards

Gene Luen Yang Wins 2007 Printz Award


Angelina Benedetti and Cindy Dobrez

Lois Lowry Receives 2007 Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement


Mary Hastler

Best Books for Young Adults

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

Alex Awards

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults

Selected Videos and DVDs for Young Adults

Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Literature Surveys and Research


Barriers to GLBTQ Collection Development and Strategies for Overcoming Them


Linda Alexander and Sarah D. Miselis




Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

Professional Resources

The YALSA Update