Attention Librarians: Awesome New Readers’ Advisory Tool for Your Teen Patrons!
While not every reader of The Hub is a librarian, we know a lot of you are going to be interested in this new product from YALSA– so if you’re looking for a fast, easy way to promote reading to teens, well… read on!
Reads 4 Teens is a collection of the best in the latest teen literature and includes 37 ready-to-use pamphlets and 8 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre, including STEM. It’s now available for purchase as a digital download through the ALA Store for $26.10 for members & $29 for others. Just in time for summer reading and end-of the-school year visits!
All titles featured in this resource appeared on YALSA’s 2014 lists of recommended reading or were honored by a 2014 YALSA book award. Themes that are sure to get your teens reading include “STEM ” “All the World’s a Stage,” “Where in the World Is…,” “Tickle Your Funny Bone,” and “Scares, Spirits, and the Supernatural.”
If you choose, the pamphlets can be customized to include library information, hours or teen specific programming before making unlimited copies available to patrons. All 45 resources included in this digital download can easily be printed in both color and black/white on 8.5” x 11” paper.
Just in time for summer reading!