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YALSA's Reads 4 Teens Recommended Reading for Teen Patrons—digital download
Edited by Pam Spencer Holley and Rachel Yoke for YALSA
Item Number: 42-2013
Publisher: YALSA
Price: $29.00
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Year Published: 2013

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YALSA's Reads 4 Teens recommended reading for teen patrons is a downloadable collection of the best in the latest teen literature which includes 32 customizable pamphlets and 10 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre. All titles featured in this resource appeared on YALSA's 2013 lists of recommended reading or were honored by a 2013 YALSA book award.

Themes include “Adventures in Time”, “Could you Survive”, “Around the World in 60 Books”, and “Wrapped in Romance."

Lists can be customized to include library information, hours or teen specific programming before making copies available to patrons. All 42 resources included in this digital download can be printed in both color and black/white on 8.5” x 11” paper.

Edited by Pam Spencer Holley and Rachel Yoke on behalf of YALSA.
This download includes:

  • Adventures In Time
  • Diaries – Good Tools for Private Memories
  • Dystopian Worlds: Would You Want to Live Here?
  • Grandparents: People Who Love Us the Most
  • Life Stories: Biographies, Autobiographies, and True Tales            
  • Novels in Verse
  • Old Stories – New Twists
  • Say Cheese
  • Various and Sundry Relatives
  • What’s Going On in My Mind?: Emotional and Mental Health 

  • That’s Not How I Remember It: Historical Fiction Through the Ages
  • Flights of Fantasy
  • Teenagers 
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Animals – Fantastical and Real
  • Double and Triple Winners
  • More Nonfiction
  • Bombs, Guns, and War
  • Wrapped in Romance
  • School Spirit 
  • Paranormal: The Unexplainable 
  • Murder, Mystery and Mayhem 
  • Are you Really Sick?
  • Music for the Masses
  • Does Father Really Know Best? 
  • Because I’m the Mother, that’s why.
  • Are There Really Wicked Stepmothers? 
  • Zombies, Werewolves, and Other Monsters
  • Which State Shall I Visit Next (Alabama - Mississippi)? 
  • Which State Shall I Visit Next (Missouri - Wyoming)?  
  • Where Are They?
  • Could You Survive?
  • City Living 
  • Baseball, Basketball, and Other Sports
  • One Word about Science Fictions
  • Laugh Out Loud
  • Brotherly (and Sisterly) Bonds
  • One Word About Families 
  • Around the World in 60 Books
  • 25 Oh, No’s!
  • Science, Space, and Superheroes: Science Fiction

About the Authors

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18. Through its member-driven advocacy, research, and professional development initiatives, YALSA builds the capacity of libraries and librarians to engage, serve and empower teens.

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