Young adult library services association

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While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. Bell shares the story of a childhood illness meningitis that would render her deaf. She focuses on the struggles and insecurities of starting school and making friends.

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Young Adult Library Services, Collections, and Programs

YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand the capacity of libraries to better serve teens. YALSA currently has over 5, members. YALSA aims to expand and strengthen library services for teens through advocacy, research, professional development and events. A major responsibility of YASD was the evaluation and selection of materials for young adults, with the most active YASD committee being the book selection committee. By the s YASD was growing stronger with its own office and staff and in it was given division representation on the ALA council.
It supersedes the Journal of Youth Services , which was published together with the Association for Library Service to Children until The magazine serves as a mode of continuing education for librarians working with young adult populations ages 12— The content of the magazine includes current news in the field, showcasing the best practices, providing news from related fields, spotlighting significant events of YALSA, and providing in depth reviews of professional literature. The fall issue contains award announcements, speeches by award-winning authors, and background information on books. The journal publishes articles about teen habits, literacy, and interests.