YALS Volume 9, Number 1, Fall 2010

The View from ALA

“I Can Stand a Little Pain” or Why You
Should Get Going in ALA

By Steve Matthews

YALSA Perspectives

Follow the Leaders, Part II:
One Emerging Leader’s Experience at ALA
Annual 2010, Diary Style

By Robyn E. Vittek

Get Involved in YALSAVirtual Committees and Interest Groups

By Linda W. Braun

Advocacy Adventures

By Sarah Flowers

The People in Your Neighborhood:
Using Local Collaboration to Advocate for Teen Patrons

By Robyn E. Vittek

Best Practices

YA Q&A: Collaboration

By Stephanie Squicciarini, Maureen Hartman, and
Erica Cuyugan

Hot Spot: Collaboration

Four Steps to Effective Collaboration

By Penny Johnson

High Impact Partnership: Serving Youth Offenders

By Angela Craig

Building Strong Community Partnerships: Sno-Isle Libraries and the Teen Project

By Dawn Rutherford

Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award: Our Partnership for Massachusetts Teens

By Mary Ann Rogers, Sue-Ellen Szymanski, Laurie
Cavanaugh, and Mary Dunphy

Fine Art Programs, Teens, and Libraries: Changing Lives One Program at a Time

By Natasha D. Benway

Selling Risk to Administration and Colleagues

By Linda W. Braun, Hillias J. Martin, and
Connie Urquhart

Technology Perspectives

Libraries Catch Up With the Twentieth Century

By Mark Flowers

Young Adult Literature

Historical Fiction Mash-Ups: Broadening Appeal by Mixing Genres

By Melissa Rabey


From the Editor

Sarah Flowers

From the President

Kim Patton

Professional Resources

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

The YALSA Update