Serving Teens Through Readers' Advisory

Serving Teens Through Readers' Advisory

Book - 2007
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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.

Book News
Booth, a public school librarian, knows that teens who read not only benefit by the content but also hone skills in critical thinking and communicating. She provides a range of activities and ideas designed to involve teens, especially those who do not know they are potentially proficient and confident readers. She explains why teens need and want to read, the mechanics of readers' advisories and the modifications needed in the case of teens, tips for the generalist, opening interviews, detecting and articulating appeal, going beyond the mere list to market titles, creating resources for staff, using indirect marketing and operating under special circumstances such as homework assignments. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007
Description: xiii, 159 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780838909300
Branch Call Number: 028.55 Boo


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