Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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YA Lit for Adults

Young Adult Literature has a ton of appeal for adults (no matter what Joel Stein has to say on the matter). At Monona Public Library, where I did a summer … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Book List: LGBTQ books for teens

From the Rainbow Books about page: The Rainbow Project is a joint project of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table and the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Short Stories for Teens

The Appleton Public Library in Appleton, WI compiled a free, downloadable e-book of short stories for teens that includes the following categories: Multicultural stories Stories about issues Teen life All … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

CCBC’s Books for Middle and High School Age

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a wonderful source of vetted booklists on a variety of topics for children, tweens, and teens. Click HERE … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

YA Steampunk & Neo-Victorian Booklists

My YA Steampunk Reads Pinterest board is a growing resource, with new pins added regularly to showcase Steampunk books, movies, websites, and videos. Click here to access a PDF version … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox: for teen librarians short on time, short on money but not short on passion Teen Librarian’s Toolbox was created by Karen Jensen, who has been a Teen/Youth … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

YALSA Booklists & Book Awards | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  Look no further for fantastic book recommendations, book lists, and award nominees and winners– the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has a plethora of collection development and readers’ … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Authors: E. Lockhart

Like the Ruby Oliver series by E. Lockhart? More Fun Links + Ways to Connect E. Lockhart’s Website Includes a FAQ, plus unpublished excerpts from the Ruby Quartet. Click on … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

War and WWII Books for Teens

Reading a historical fiction title can be a great way for students to learn about a time period or a historical conflict, because they can see it through the eyes … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is…Steampunk / Neo-Victorian Lit?

I decided to look into more steampunk/neo-Victorian lit for teens because I’ve had quite a few questions about it at the Middleton Youth Services Help Desk.  The YALSA Reader’s Choice … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment