Young-Adult Fiction

#GGN2019 Nominees Round Up, July 19 Edition - The Hub

<b>Animus by Antoine Revoy</b> <b><br>First Second</b> <b><br>Published May 8, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN 978-1626721838</b><p>In Kyoto, Japan, there is playground with a peculiar resident named …

Manga

Black Panther's Sister Shuri Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series

The ‘Black Panther’ universe is expanding and it’s time for T’Challa’s little sister Shuri to take center stage.<p>Marvel Comics is just months away …

Comics

Summer Volunteers: Maintaining Momentum

I love mistakes. They might not be fun to make, but I sure do learn a lot from them. Take the structure of the volunteer program I am overseeing this …

Young-Adult Fiction

Intellectual Freedom News 7/13/18

July<i> 13, 2018 – Collated by OIF Staff and News Editors</i>Intellectual Freedom Highlights• ALA OIF Responds to Library Bill of Rights Meeting Room …

Higher Education

Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff: Youth Engagement & Leadership Webinar

Each month, through December, YALSA is sponsoring free webinars (for members and non-members) on topics related to the Teen Services Competencies for …

Librarianship

The 2014 Rainbow List: A Descriptive Study of the List and Ten Public Libraries’ Ownership

Posted on July 13, 2018 by<p>Creel, Stacy and Rachel McMullen. “The 2014 Rainbow List: A Descriptive Study of the List and Ten Public Libraries’ …

Libraries

Craps, er, Dice Terms

1 of 5<p>Which of the following authors wrote the Young Adult novel <i>Big Red</i> about an Irish Setter, which was later turned into a Disney movie?<p>2 of 5<p>Ace …

Star Trek

Be YALSA’s Next Rep to the International Federation of Library Associations

YALSA is seeking personal members who are interested in representing YALSA on the following:• International Federation of Library Associations and …

Libraries

#GGN2019 Nominees Round Up, July 12 Edition

<b>Goldie Vance, vol. 4 by Hope Larson and Jackie Ball and Illustrated by Elle Power</b> <b><br>Boom! Studios</b> <b><br>Publication Date: May 1, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN: 978-1684151400</b>There …

Graphic Novels

Young Adult Fiction Reviews - July 2018

<b>All These Beautiful Strangers</b> <b><br>by Elizabeth Klehfoth</b><p>If the gorgeous cover alone isn’t enough to make you want to read this, let me tell you that <i>All</i> …

Books

Short Films: '(S)he' Book Trailer

Casting a book trailer for "(S)he," a lesbian-LGBT young adult novel written by Watty and Julio Cortazar winner Magdalena Trimarchi. Writer states: …

Trailers

#ALAAC18 Recap: Alex Award Ceremony

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are …

Books

#AA2019 Nominees Round Up, July 18 Edition - The Hub

<b>In Search of Us</b> <b>by Ava Dellaira,</b> <b>read by Adenrele Ojo</b> <b><br>Audio Published by Brilliance Audio, Inc.</b> <b><br>Publication Date: March 6, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN: 978-1543661491</b><p>In …

Los Angeles

#QP2019 Nominees Round Up, July 17 Edition - The Hub

<b>59 Hours</b> <b>by Johnny Kovatch</b> <b><br>Simon & Schuster / Simon Pulse</b> <b><br>Publication Date: March 20, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN: 9781481476607</b><p>On August 9, 2000, fifteen-year-old Nick …

Books

#QP2019 Nominees Round Up, July 10 Edition

<b>Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter by Joe Flood</b> <b><br>Roaring Brook Press / First Second</b> <b><br>Publication Date: April 17, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN: 9781626727885</b><b></b> The popularity of …

Books

OUTspoken: Teen Graphic Novels for Pride Month

Though Pride month recently wrapped up, the need for these titles lasts all year. These positive, inclusive graphic novels span many genres …

Graphic Novels

#ALAAC18 Recap: Printz Award Reception

On Friday, June 22, the Printz and Printz honor winners, announced in February at Midwinter, formally accepted their prizes.As a fan of YA …

Books

#AA2019 Nominees Round Up, July 11 Edition

<b>Inkmistress</b><b> by Audrey Coulthurst</b> <b><br>Audio Published by Harper Collins</b> <b><br>Publication Date: March 6, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN: 978-0062822826</b>Asra has grown up on a remote …

Young-Adult Fiction

San Diego Comic-Con: Preparing for SDCC 2018 as a first time attendee

San Diego Comic Con is just two weeks away and I’m already incredibly hyped. Time to go into full preparation mode!<p>Like most people interested in …

Comics

Summer Youth Leaders @ Pearl Bailey Library: Dollar General Grant Winner

Thanks to the generosity of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and YALSA, this year Pearl Bailey Library has three summer Youth Leaders: Sari, …

Dollar General

Photo Flash: Ilyasah Shabazz Promotes BETTY BEFORE X With Westchester Alumnae Chapter Of Delta Sigma Theta

Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Dr Betty Shabazz promoted her recently released young adult novel focusing on her mother's …

Mount Vernon

#GGN2019 Nominees Round Up, July 5 Edition

<b>A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson</b> <b><br>Limerence Press</b> <b><br>Publication Date: June 12, 2018</b> <b><br>ISBN:</b> …

Graphic Novels

New Volunteer Opportunities

Taskforce for 2019 Teen Summit: This taskforce will be responsible for planning and implementing a 1-day teen summit in Washington DC in conjunction …

Washington D.C.

The best children's and young adult books of 2018 (so far)

<b>Emily Bearn offers a selection of the best children's books and young adult fiction of the year – these books sure to keep even the most restless kids entertained through the school holidays</b><p><b>Secret Seven: Mystery of the Skull by Pamela Butchart ★★★★☆</b><p>The literary police have uncovered plenty of crime …

Books

#QP2019 Nominees Round Up, July 3 Edition

<b>The Devils You Know</b> <b>by M.C. Atwood</b> <b><br>Soho / Soho Teen</b> <b><br>Publication Date: October 3, 2017</b> <b><br>ISBN: 9781616957889</b><b></b> Boulder House has a dark and mysterious …

Books

Month in Review: June 2018

What happened in YA this month? Here is a quick round up of featured posts on The Hub and other links to keep you up to date when collecting for your …

Books

ALA 2018 Annual Recap from a First-Time Attendee

Image courtesy of ALA 2018 AnnualLast month, I went to my first ALA Annual Convention. As a MMLIS graduate student at the University of Southern …

Michelle Obama

YALSA Board update on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In New Orleans at the 2018 Annual Conference, the YALSA Board discussed several documents related to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. YALSA is …

Libraries

Teens participate in BFYA Teen Feedback Session @ ALA Annual

A group of teens from the New Orleans area participated in YALSA’S Best Fiction for Young Adults Teen Feedback Session during the ALA Annual …

Teens

Little Minds in the Big Woods

Readers of the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>’s Review section may remember an explosive essay that ran in its pages in 2011: “Darkness Too Visible,” by the …

Culture