Serving Older Teens, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313052700
  • ISBN-13: 9780313052705
  • DDC: 027.62
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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Explores many ways for public librarians to give older teens individualized attention and meet the special needs of older teens who are preparing for adulthood: through collection development, designing a teen space, booktalking, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
1: On the Verge of Adulthood: Older Teens and the Library.
2: Need to Know, Chance to Grow: Nonfiction Resources and Programming Ideas for Older Teens.
3: Respect for the Future: Making Space for Older Teens.
4: The Hip and Well-Read: The Reading Interests of Older Teens.
5: Real Books for Real Teens: Realistic Fiction for Older Teens.
6: Off the Page and Onto the Stage: Booktalking to Older Teens.
7: Thinking Outside the Book: Nonprint Collections for Older Teens.
About the Editor and Contributors.