Young Adult Library Services, Volume 5, Issue 3

Table of Contents


Valerie Ott


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