The Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) Reads 4 Teens recommended reading list for teen patrons is now available for purchase as a digital download through the ALA Store. Reads 4 Teens is a collection of the best in the latest teen literature and includes 10 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre, and 32 customizable pamphlets (the back panel is left blank so libraries can add whatever they’d like).
All titles featured in this resource appeared on YALSA’s 2013 lists of recommended reading or were honored by a 2013 YALSA book award. Themes that are sure to get teens reading include “Adventures in Time,” “Could you Survive,” “Around the World in 60 Books” and “Wrapped in Romance.”
The pamphlets can be customized to include library information, hours, or teen specific programming before making copies available to patrons. All 42 resources included in this digital download can easily be printed in both color and black/white on 8.5″ x 11″ paper and cost only $29 (ALA/YALSA members receiving a 10% discount).