$47.00
ALA Member: 
$ 42.30
Item Number: 
978-0-8389-3577-4
Published: 
2009
Publisher: 
YALSA
Pages: 
232
Width: 
6"
Height: 
9"
Format: 
Softcover
AP Categories: 
A, E
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Authors
  • Reviews

For more than 10 years YALSA has produced two annual lists, Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults and Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, consisting of recommended reading targeted at young adults who are not avid readers. Quick and Popular Reads for Teens compiles bibliographic information about the books honored by these two selected lists. This one-stop reference source includes:

  • Essays written by young adult experts
  • An introductory chapter for each list explaining the selection criteria
  • Lists of the honored titles including brief annotations, publisher information, and subject/thematic descriptions
  • A chapter on programming and display ideas
  • Make choosing titles for teens fun, quick, and easy with this one-of-a-kind resource!

    Check out this title's webextras!

    Pam Spencer Holley

    Editor

    Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

    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.

    "Essential for youth services librarians."
    --Reference Books Bulletin

    "A great collection-development tool that would help librarians beef up their YA holdings."
    --School Library Journal

    "The selections range from the classic to the immediately contemporary and are guaranteed to appeal to a broad range of young adults."
    --Booklist