Table of Contents

From the Editor
Valerie Ott

From the President
Paula Brehm-Heeger

YALSA Perspective
Oh, Those Golden Oldies . . .
Michael Cart

School Library Perspective
Fifty Ways to Promote Teen Reading in Your School Library
CD McLean

Author Perspectives
Printz Award Winner Speech
Gene Luen Yang

Printz Award Honor Speech
John Green

Printz Award Honor Speech
Markus Zusak

Printz Award Honor Speech
Sonya Harnett

Printz Award Honor Speech
M. T. Anderson

Margaret A. Edwards Acceptance Speech
A Passionate Yearning
Lois Lowry

Best Practices
Teens Plus Books: Honoring the Best in Literature and Reading Programs through the Sagebrush Award
Cara von Wrangel Kinsey

Hot Spot: YALSA’s Fiftieth Anniversary
Making the List: Behind the Scenes of the Best Books for Young Adults Committee: A Retrospective
Holly Koelling

Remembering YALSA
The View of “The Oldest Living YA Librarian”
Mary K. Chelton

YALSA Member Memories
Valerie A. Ott

A View from the Top: Past YALSA Winners Reflect on the Printz and Edwards Awards
Interviews by YALSA Member

Professional Resources

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

The YALSA Update

Index to Volume 5