Table of Contents

From the Editor

Perspectives on YA Practice
Common YA Models of Service in Public Libraries: Advantages and Disadvantages
Mary K. Chelton

The Frances Henne/YALSA/VOYA Planning, Nurturing and Growing the Field of Young Adult Research
Bridgid Fennell

Research Resources for Librarians
Research Committee Column
Jami L. Jones

Publisher/Author Perspective
Bone and Scholastic Graphix
An Interview with Jeff Smith and Jean Feiwel (with John Mason)
Katherine Kan

An Interview with Papercutz publisher Terry Nantier
Jana Fine

Teen Perspective
Graphic Generation
Chris Fallis

The Okatu’s View on Manga
Christina Cuchinotta

Manga Madness in the Library
Angie Espelage

School/Public Library Perspective
Holy Reading Revolution, Batman!
Developing a Graphic Novel Collection for Young Adults
Alison Ching

Y Archive?
The Rapid Rise of Graphic Novels and Their Place in the Cleveland Public Library
Rollie Welch and Julianne Brown

Who Is Reading Manga?
One High School’s Story
Melissa Bergin

Japan Comes to Elizabeth, New Jersey
A Week of Japanese Entertainment for Teens
Kimberly Paone

I Got Graphic!
Using Visual Literature Works!
Jodi Leckbee

Get Animated @ your library®
Kristin Fletcher-Spear and Merideth Jenson-Benjamin

International Perspectives
Adult Graphic Novels Readers
A Survey in a Montréal Library
Olivier Charbonneau

Teenage Reluctant Readers and Graphic Novels
Clare Snowball

¿Es Un Pájaro? ¿Es Un Avión? . . . ¡Es Supermán!
Spanish Comics for American Libraries
Lucia Cedeira Serantes

The Update

Author Guidelines

Index to Advertisers