Outstanding Books for the College Bound: Titles and Programs for a New Generation (Google eBook)

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Angela Carstensen
American Library Association, 2011 - Education - 164 pages
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Connecting teens to books they'll truly enjoy is the aim of every young adult librarian, and the completely revamped guide Outstanding Books for the College Bound will give teen services staff the leg up they need to make it happen. Listing nearly 200 books deemed outstanding for teh college bound by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), this indispensable resource * Examines how teh previous lists in the series were developed, and explains the book's new layout * Features engaging, helpful book descriptions useful for readers' advisory * Offers programming tips and other ideas for ways the lists can be used at schools and public libraries * Includes indexes searchable by topic, year, title, and author More than simply a vital collection development tool, this book can help librarians help young adults grow into the kind of independent readers and thinkers who will flourish at college.
  

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Contents

The Annotations
41
Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners 1999
43
Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners 2004
69
Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners 2009
89
Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners by Genre 19992009
109
Appendix
149
Title and Author Index
153
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About the author (2011)

Angela Carstensen is head librarian at Convent of the Sacred Heart, a K 12 independent school for girls in New York City. An active member of YALSA since 2000, Angela served as the chair of the 2010 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults committee. She previously served for four years on the Alex Awards committee, and as chair in 2008.

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