Teen Reading Connections

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2005 - Education - 149 pages
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Sometimes books like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Ghost World can help you make incredible connections with your teen patrons. This unique resource gives you proven strategies for linking teens and books, providing you with tips for using fiction, non-fiction, booktalks, book promotion, training, and online resources. Reynolds takes you to the next level with teens, showing you how to develop a Personal Reader's Advisory Strategy for YAs--by recognizing their reading habits and responding with programs and services tailored just for them. The interspersed 'Reading Scenes'--success stories, day-to-day accounts, and quick tips--cover cutting edge teen reading choices. Also included are:
- Tip-filled sections covering every genre and format: manga, teen realism, series books, graphic novels, sci-fi and fantasy, nonfiction, instructional titles, magazines, and more
- Suggestions for more effective booktalks, teen spaces, book displays, promotion, discussion groups, school programs, and technology applications.

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Using Fiction to Connect Teenagers with
Graphic Novels
A Note about Fiction by Teens

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About the author (2005)

Tom Reynolds has worked for fifteen years as an Adult/Teen Librarian at the Edmonds Library in the Sno-Isle Library System north of Seattle.

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