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Association for Library Service to Children
- Unit of the American Library Association supporting the profession of children's librarianship. Site includes information on projects and conferences, lists of award-winning children's materials, resources for librarians and parents, and links to cool sites for kids.
Booktalks - Quick and Simple
- Gives instructions and advice on how to prepare and deliver book talks to young audiences.
Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents
- Written in both English and Spanish, this site lists recommended books, professional resources, workshops, proceedings, friends, and links to other related sites.
Children on the Internet
- Report detailing how kids are using the web. Provides a list of resources appropriate for children.
Connecting Young Adults and Libraries
- Supplement to the book of the same name gives news links and resources of interest to those serving youth in libraries.
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Resources for Young Adults and YA Library Professionals
- List of print resources intended to help Young Adult Librarians with issues relating to homosexuality and bisexuality.
Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks
- An annotated list of graphic novels and trade paperbacks recommended for young adult areas of public libraries.
Locked In At The Library
- How to plan a sleepover at the library to market to young adults and children.
- Games, Internet safety, homework help and subject bibliographies just for kids, and a database where you can search for picture books by subject. All included links are evaluated by professional librarians.
The Land of Confusion? High School Students and Their Use of the World Wide Web for Research
- Reports the results of a study that shows teenagers are having difficulty in evaluating resources on the Web. Uses Perry's Scheme of Student Development to provide a framework for the findings.
Virtual YA Index
- Listing of public libraries with young adult sites on the Web.
Young Adult Librarian's Help/Homepage
- Resource page listing resources for young adult librarians including journals, associations, and literature.
Young Adult Services Professional Resources: A Selected Five-Year Retrospective Bibliography
- Large listing of print resources that deal with Young Adult Librarianship.
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