Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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We Own the Night: Program Ideas

The 2012 Summer Reading Program theme for Teens is “We Own The Night.  Check out my Cheap Program Ideas pinboard on Pinterest to find a bunch of cool craft ideas, … 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

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

What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

Here’s my review from Goodreads: What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen My rating: 2 of 5 stars “What Happened to Goodbye” (2011) is the latest teen chick-lit/romance tome from … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Display Showcase: Author Laini Taylor

Readers hungry for more after reading Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone will find their way to her other titles, but how do you introduce them to patrons who … Continue reading

May 1, 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 More Fun Links + Ways to Connect E. Lockhart’s Website Includes a FAQ, plus unpublished excerpts from the Ruby Quartet.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

Good advice for getting to know Teens

“The deal with teens is that they tend to be different when they are with their peer group. Talking to them individually and collectively is like talking to two different … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment