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YALSA's 2015 Reads 4 Teens Recommended Reading for Teen Patrons—digital download
Edited by Pam Spencer Holley for YALSA
Item Number: 44-2015
Publisher: YALSA
Price: $29.00
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Year Published: 2015

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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 pamphlets and 4 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre. Lists can be customized to include call numbers, library information, hours or teen specific programming before making copies available to patrons. All 36 resources included in this digital download can be printed in both color and black/white on 8.5” x 11” paper.

All titles featured in this resource appeared on YALSA's 2015 lists of recommended reading or were honored by a 2015 YALSA book award.

Themes include “Eek! Monsters, Vampires, Witches and Zombies,” “Have You “Met” These Famous Fictional Characters?,” “It Really Happened – Historical Events,” “Quirky Books,” and   “Take a Trip: Travels, Trips, Voyages, Journeys, Quests, or even Time Travel.”

Edited by Pam Spencer Holley on behalf of YALSA.

This download includes:

Bookmarks (4)
Fashion Queen
Ghosts and Spirits: Denizens of the Night
Help! How Do I…?    
Wars at Home and Around the World

Pamphlets (32): 
America, the Melting Pot
Around the Continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America
Around the Continents: Europe
Arts and Sciences
Autobiographies, Biographies, and Memoirs, or, Meet Some Fascinating People
Battles in Wars that Never Occurred, Except on the Pages of a Book
Best of the Best?
Catch, Pass, Shoot
Could You Survive
Eek! Monsters, Vampires, Witches and Zombies 
Have You “Met” These Famous Fictional Characters?
History and Geography
It Happened a Long Time Ago: Historical Fiction
It Really Happened – Historical Events 
It’s Raining Cats, and Dogs…and Dinosaurs? 
Magic to Do
Murder and Madness
Quirky Books
Reads for Under the Covers with a Flashlight
Romantic Reads
See the USA! Take a tour of the… West
See the USA! Take a tour of the…Midwest
See the USA! Take a tour of the…Northeast 
See the USA! Take a tour of the…South
SF: What Lies Ahead?
Shhh! Don’t Tell
Take a Trip: Travels, Trips, Voyages, Journeys, Quests, or even Time Travel
The World of the Paranormal
When Life Gives You Lemons
Where Are They?
Who am I? & Why am I here?
World War II – The Deadliest War in History 

About the Author

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 library staff to engage, serve and empower teens.


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