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Start-to-Finish YA Programs: Hip-Hop Symposiums, Summer Reading Programs, Virtual Tours, Poetry Slams, Teen Advisory Boards And More!
Ella Jones
Item Number: 978-1-55570-601-2
Publisher: ALA Neal-Schuman
Price: $82.00
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217 pages
8.5 x 11
ISBN-13: 978-1-55570-601-2
Published date: 2009-01-01

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What teen wouldn’t be interested in a poetry slam, hosting a cable TV show, or learning to be a DJ? In Start-to-Finish YA Programs, author Ella Jones gives you the “411 ” about planning powerful programs for teens. With high school enrollments increasing by 13%, the role of both school and public libraries is growing too.

The author provides 25 successful teen programs from public libraries based on the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets for Teens. If you’re looking for engaging, high-impact teen programming breakthroughs, buy his book and give some of these concepts a try:

• Brown-Bag Concerts
• Library Teen Cable Show
• Commitment to Fitness
• Dance 360
• Oral History Video Projects
• Hip-Hop Symposium
• Youth Gospel Fest
• And more

The companion CD-ROM provides all of the sign-up forms, promotional posters, evaluation worksheets, permission slips, and more for easy reproduction and personalization.