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Author Booth, Heather, 1978-

Title Serving teens through readers' advisory / Heather Booth.

Publication Info. Chicago : American Library Association, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Young Adult  YA R028.55 B64    In-Library Use Only
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  J R REF 028.5 BOO    In-Library Use Only
Description xiii, 159 pages ; 23 cm.
Series ALA readers' advisory series
ALA readers' advisory series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-149) and index.
Contents A brief history of teens and reading in libraries -- Why teens need to read, why they want to read -- What is readers' advisory, and why is readers' advisory for teens different? -- Tips for the generalist : what to do if you have not read teen fiction since you were a teen -- Opening the readers' advisory interview -- Detecting interest -- Articulating appeal -- Readers' advisory for homework assignments -- Readers' advisory by proxy -- Beyond lists : using resources to move past award winners -- Creating resource lists for staff -- Indirect readers' advisory and marketing.
Subject Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Libraries and teenagers -- United States.
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.
Young adult literature -- Bibliography.
ISBN 0838909302 alkaline paper
9780838909300 alkaline paper
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