YALS Volume 9, Number 4, Summer 2011

School Library Perspectives

Picturing Teen Read Week @ the School Library
By Paige Battle

YALSA Perspectives

Readers and Writers: Three Alex Award Winners
By Karen Keys

Best Practices

Out of School and In the Library: Connecting With Resources in the Out of School Time (OST) Field
By Maureen Hartman

Libraries Bridging the Borderlands: Reaching Latino Tweens and Teens with Targeted Programming and Collections
By Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Luis Francisco Vargas

Hot Spot: Teen Read Week

The Movie Is (Sometimes) Better Than the Book: Adaptations as Literary Analysis
By Mark Flowers

Picture It: The Diverse Possibilities of Graphic Novel Literature
By Francisca Goldsmith

Now Is the Time: E-books, Teens, and Libraries
By Linda W. Braun

Picture It! Novels To Fuel Imagination and Spark Creativity
By Julia K. Riley

Picture It: Where in the World Is Your Librarian? A Bibliographic Experiment
By Heather Blicher and Stephanie Bedell

Funding Problems? Your Teens Can Make a Difference
By Barbara Klipper

Young Adult Literature

Beyond Forever: The Next Generation of Young Women; Protagonists’ Sexual Motivations in Contemporary Young Adult Novels
By Caroline McKinley

Getting It On: An Examination of How Contraceptives Are Portrayed in Young Adult Literature
By Jeanne T. McDermott


From the Editor
Sarah Flowers

From the President
Kim Patton

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

The YALSA Update

Index to Volume 9