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Author: Sheila B Anderson
Publisher: Wesport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
Series: Libraries Unlimited professional guides for young adult librarians.
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Experts explain why library service to older teens is so important, and how librarians can enhance collections and services to accommodate and win over this important group. In this lively and practical guide, notable teen experts and practitioners explain why service to teens in this age range is so important, and how you can enhance your collection and services to accommodate and win over this important group.  Read more...
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Serving older teens.
Wesport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004
(DLC) 2003061053
(OCoLC)52814117
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila B Anderson
ISBN: 0313052700 9780313052705 9781429473606 1429473606 9780313317620 0313317623
OCLC Number: 59815838
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 240 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Series Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
18212;On the Verge of Adulthood58; Older Teens and the Library --
At What Age Does a Teenager Become an 8220;Older8221; Teenager63; --
Older Teenagers Today --
Developmental Stage of Late Adolescence --
Late Adolescence Versus Adulthood --
Are Older Teenagers Using the Public Library63; --
Special Considerations in Serving Older Teenagers --
Nontraditional Older Teenagers --
Conclusion --
References and Suggested Readings --
28212;Need to Know44; Chance to Grow58; Nonfiction Resources and Programming Ideas for Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
Conclusion --
Suggested Nonfiction Resources and Programming Ideas --
Chance to Grow58; Significance of Programming --
Need to Know58; Importance of Nonfiction --
38212;Respect for the Future58; Making Space for Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
Conclusion --
Keeping It Fresh --
Reality Check --
Designing the Dream Space --
Planning --
48212;The Hip and Well45;Read58; The Reading Interests of Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
The Books --
Cult Fiction and Nonfiction --
Cutting Edge --
Reading Research --
58212;Real Books for Real Teens58; Realistic Fiction for Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
Conclusion --
Recommended Realistic Fiction --
Why Read and Promote Realistic Fiction63; --
Realistic Fiction58; A Brief History --
68212;Off the Page and Onto the Stage58; Booktalking to Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
Booktalking Performances --
Classics --
Adult Fiction --
Popular Young Adult Fiction --
Nonfiction --
It8217;s Fun to Booktalk to Older Teens --
78212;Thinking Outside the Book58; Nonprint Collections for Older Teens --
References and Suggested Readings --
Recorded Books --
Electronic Databases --
Chat Rooms --
Web Pages --
Computer Hardware --
Computer Software --
Music --
Videos and DVDs --
Displaying Nonprint Materials --
Learning About Different Types of Nonprint Materials --
Importance of Nonprint Materials --
Index --
About the Editor and Contributors --
Last Page.
Series Title: Libraries Unlimited professional guides for young adult librarians.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila B. Anderson.

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Experts explain why library service to older teens is so important, and how librarians can enhance collections and services to accommodate and win over this important group.  Read more...

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