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Literacy : a way out for at-risk youth

Author: Jennifer Sweeney
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This exploration of juvenile corrections librarianship provides a complete description of these specialized services, addresses unique challenges in this library environment, and promotes intellectual and social growth for at-risk youth"--
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Sweeney
ISBN: 9781598846744 1598846744
OCLC Number: 760531850
Description: xx, 133 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: "A perpetual tug of war": conflicting paradims in juvenile detention --
The juvenile justice process today --
Information needs of youth in detention --
Information services for youth in detention --
Detention library service models --
Model programs and services --
Strange but true: inside the world of detention library collection development --
From conflict to cooperation: making it work in detention --
Conclusion: the future role of librarians serving teens in detention.
Responsibility: Jennifer Sweeney.

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Provides librarians in juvenile detention facilities with tools to face their challenges, such as collaborating with corrections staff and encouraging youth to maintain their connection to the  Read more...

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