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YALSA Teens' Top Ten 2014

Each year, I eagerly look forward to the announcement of the YALSA Teens’ Top Ten book list. In contrast to the much more formal awards handed out by the American Library Association in January, the Top Ten is a list crafted by teens themselves. 155 more words


Booklist: 2014 Teens' Top Ten Titles

Teen Read Week has come and gone, and that means another booklist – YALSA’s (Young Adult Library Services Association) Teen’s Top Ten!  Teens from all over the country voted on these books between August 15th and October 18th this year.   113 more words

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Young Adult Programming - Process

Young adult programming can be the most exciting aspect of the job for a YA librarian. In high school, looking at all the activities that were brought to the library gave me a sense of pride for what my library was doing and how I was taking part in it as a spectator and as a member of the teen advisory board. 706 more words

YALSA Announced the 2014 Teens' Top Ten

These are books voted on by teens across the country.  I am happy to say that we own seven of the top ten books.  Sometimes this list is much more heavily weighted to high school titles — happily not this year!

YA Fiction

Official Teens' Top Ten!!!

The 2014 Teens’ Top Ten have been announced!

2014 ALA Annual Las Vegas Highlights and Celebrating the Alex Award

By Danielle Jones, Multnomah County Library-Hollywood

There is nothing like 13,000 library folk descending on Sin City during 110-degree weather. How is one to don their favorite cardigan in that? 685 more words

OYAN Review