By Kristine Mahood
Get young people fascinated with studying through the use of your personal love of books in addition to an outstanding dose of industry savvy. this easy, upbeat consultant is choked with sensible instructions and a wealth of fascinating rules for selling books and analyzing via every thing you do—from assortment construction, designing the distance, and making a site, to booktalking, readers' advisory, and precise occasions. a realistic, step by step approach.Promoting books and studying is one in all your most vital roles, yet achieving adolescents and encouraging them to learn could be a problem, particularly now, whilst adolescents have such a lot of different commitments and pursuits. This consultant will motivate you to construct your booklet wisdom and mix it with advertising savvy to carry youngsters including books and examining. Drawing upon fresh learn on children and libraries, the writer deals functional directions and a wealth of interesting rules for environmental studying promotions (collection development, designing the gap, developing exposure fabrics and constructing the net site), in addition to interactive promotions (communication with youth, readers advisory, booktalking, partnering with different corporations, and book-related actions and events). in keeping with the author's event and the adventure of others who paintings with young people, the publication presents librarians and different educators with an easy, convenient, and upbeat advisor. Grades 6-12.
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The mystery is the frame story. The real story is what the ‘‘mystery’’ reveals about the characters. Examples: Shadow People (McDonald 2000), The Body of Christopher Creed (Plum-Ucci 2000), and Locked Inside (Werlin 2000). Dreams, Ghosts, and Other Unexplained Phenomena Reading Appeal: What do dreams mean? Are ghosts real? Suspense novels that shimmer with the unexplained appeal to teens’ imagination, and their willingness to be open to different ways of knowing. Examples: Kit’s Wilderness (Almond 2000), Shades of Simon Gray (McDonald 2001), and Fingerprints series (Metz 2001þ).
Silva, Peggy. 2003. ’’ English Journal. (September): 29–32. SmartGirl. SmartGirl Survey. 1999. html (accessed April 1, 2005). SmartGirl. SmartGirl Survey. 2003. html (accessed March 11, 2005). , and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm. 2002. ‘‘Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys’’: Literacy in the Lives of Young Men. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Strauch, Barbara. 2003. The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us about Our Kids. New York: Doubleday. 17 2 XXX SO . . WHERE DID YOU GET THOSE JEANS?
The shadow side of friendship is explored in novels about teens who feel betrayed by their friends, or who befriend outcasts. Some turn out to be innocent victims of slander, while others prove to be just as bad as everyone said. Examples: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Brashares 2001), Night Hoops (Deuker 2000), Feeling Sorry for Celia (Moriarty 2001), and Sevens series (Wallens 2002). Love and Sex Reading Appeal: Just seeing a certain boy or girl makes a teen’s heart beat faster. Realistic young adult fiction about love and sexual relationships often focuses on the risk of opening one’s self to another person.
A Passion for Print: Promoting Reading and Books to Teens (Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series) by Kristine Mahood