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Author Booth, Heather, 1978-
Title Serving teens through readers' advisory / Heather Booth.
Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2007.

Author Booth, Heather, 1978-
Series ALA readers' advisory series
ALA readers' advisory series.
Subject Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Libraries and teenagers -- United States.
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.
Young adult literature -- Bibliography.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 159 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-149) and index.
Contents A brief history of teens and reading in libraries -- Why teens need to read, why they want to read -- What is readers' advisory, and why is readers' advisory for teens different? -- Tips for the generalist : what to do if you have not read teen fiction since you were a teen -- Opening the readers' advisory interview -- Detecting interest -- Articulating appeal -- Readers' advisory for homework assignments -- Readers' advisory by proxy -- Beyond lists : using resources to move past award winners -- Creating resource lists for staff -- Indirect readers' advisory and marketing.
Summary A guide to help readers' advisors serve teens. Offers techniques to connect with teens on their own terms, provides tips on creating a positive advisory experience, and includes "sure bets" lists, thematic reading lists, and sources of reviews.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441627223 (electronic bk.)
1441627227 (electronic bk.)
0838909302 (alk. paper)
9780838909300 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 460123306
Additional Format Print version: Booth, Heather, 1978- Serving teens through readers' advisory. Chicago : American Library Association, 2007 0838909302 9780838909300 (DLC) 2006036134 (OCoLC)76481369

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