The Teen Librarian's Webliography

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4YA: Cool Teen Programs and Inspiration for Youth Advocates 4YA is a blog for youth advocates (especially YA librarians) looking for cool projects, creative inspiration and insight into the world of youth. Updated daily.

Booklists & Book Awards Check here for all of YALSA's Selected Lists of recommended reading, listening and viewing for teens and for information about the winners of the Michael Printz Award for excellence in YA lit, the Margaret Edwards Award for lifetime contribution to YA lit and the Alex Award for the best adult books for teens.

Connecting YA Articles, books, links, and presentations by legendary YA librarian Patrick Jones, including core collections of graphic novels and YA titles.

International Association of School Librarianship Links, resources, and news for school librarians, with an international flavor.

Libraries and Teen Advisory Groups This is a collection of web sites related to teen advisory groups. There is also a page called "Even for the Faint of Heart: Getting Teens to Participate in a Teen Advisory Group", updated regularly.

See YA Around A database full of ideas for planning more than two dozen library programs for teens, from pizza taste-offs to teen poetry nights, plus forms, handouts, and summer reading themes. Interviews, message board, podcasts and more.

Teen Tech Week The web site for resources and information about YALSA's newest initiatve aimed at getting teens to use libraries for their nonprint resources and to recognize librarians as trusted information professionals.

Teen Read Week The web site for resources and information about YALSA's national adolescent literacy initiative, Teen Read Week.

TeenLibWiki A new wiki dedicated to teen librarian resources.

Virtual YA Index Listing of public libraries with young adult sites on the Web.

Young Adult Librarians' Homepage A collection of more than 170 helpful links for teen librarians. From the site: "The YA Librarians' Homepage (formerly known as the Young Adult Librarian's Help/Homepage) is designed to gather resources on and off the Web to help librarians serving teens."

The Young Adults' Professional's Page (Yapp) Over 750 links for librarians serving Young Adults.

YALSA web site