Serving teens through readers' advisory / Heather Booth.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Booth, Heather, 1978-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007.
Series:ALA readers' advisory series.
Table of 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.