About JRLYAThe Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults is an open-access, peer-reviewed online research journal published by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Its purpose is to enhance the development of theory, research, and practices to support young adult library services, as emphasized in’ YALSA’s National Research Agenda.
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- Asian American Teen Fiction: An Urban Public Library Analysis July 13, 2018
- Happiness at the End of the Rainbow: Exploring Happy Endings in Young Adult Literature with Queer Female Protagonists, 2009–2017 July 13, 2018
- INFLO-mation: A Model for Exploring Information Behavior through Hip Hop July 13, 2018
- Middle-Schoolers’ Perceptions of Government: Intersection of Information and Civic Literacies July 13, 2018
- The 2014 Rainbow List: A Descriptive Study of the List and Ten Public Libraries’ Ownership July 13, 2018
Tag Archives: Michael L. Printz Award
by Casey H. Rawson Abstract With increasingly diverse service populations, especially among younger patrons, libraries are in need of more titles featuring individuals from varied backgrounds. Librarians often rely upon preassembled title lists, such as YALSA’s Best Books for Young … Continue reading
by Sandra Hughes-Hassell The YALSA Research Committee is charged with stimulating, encouraging, guiding, and directing the research needs of young adult library services, as well as compiling abstracts and disseminating research findings. In response to this charge, the Committee is … Continue reading
By Catherine Andronik Editors’ Note: This paper is the last in JRLYA’s series of brief papers presented at YALSA’s 2010 Young Adult Literature Symposium: Diversity, Literature, and Teens: Beyond Good Intentions, November 5—7, 2010. Abstract The Michael L. Printz Award … Continue reading
The Printz Award Winners Under a Microscope: Content Trends, Committee Challenges, and Teen Popularity
By Joni Richards Bodart, Ashley N. Barrineau, and Mary L. Flamino Abstract A content analysis of the winners of the Michael L. Printz Award revealed six common content trends: journeys, teenage angst leading to self-actualization, family relationships, romantic relationships, controversial … Continue reading