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VOYA’s Five-Foot Bookshelf: Essential Books for Professionals Who Serve Teens, 2000 to 2012

Compiled by the Editors of VOYA Magazine Price: VOYA subscribers  $20.00        all others: $25.00 ISBN: 978-1-61751-010-6 Trade Paperback 100 pp Pub Date: Summer 2013 VOYA’s Five-Foot Bookshelf: Essential Books for Professionals Who Serve Teens, 2000 through 2012 represents the best resources for young adult librarianship in... (Continue reading)

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Sex in the Library: A Guide to Sexual Content in Teen Literature

  By Mary Jo Heller and Aarene Storms 8.5 x 11 Trade paperback. 978-1-61751-028-1 $40. June 2013 • Public and school libraries • Ideal for collection development and booktalks • Guidance on establishing selection policies • No-holds-barred and no-body-parts-left-out reviews of more than... (Continue reading)

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VOYA’s Teen Poetry Contest 2012

Ninety-one qualifying poems were entered into VOYA’s annual teen poetry contest in 2012. It is never an easy job for the judges to narrow our selections down to only five winners. The winners have captured moments that everyone has experience... (Continue reading)

The Cassandra Project: A Novel Take on Teen Participation Supplement

The April 2013 issue of VOYA features “The Cassandra Project: A Novel Take on Teen Participation” by Diane P. Tuccillo. The article tells about the project organized by The Grumpy Dragon publisher, Spring Lea Henry, for Patrick Jones’s new Tear... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech April 2013

On MOOCs and Badges   Joyce Kasman Valenza April 2013   Whether we work with young people at school or in the neighborhood, librarians know a little about kids’ interests when they are not in the classroom. We know a... (Continue reading)

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Electronic Eye April 2013

Sheltered Social Networking and the Library:  Journeys with Edmodo, Go Animate and My Big Campus Kathleen Meulen April 2013 In addition to the other bold ways that libraries and librarians are making the most of the digital world, one can... (Continue reading)

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Teen Pop Culture Quiz Update # 39

Erin Helmrich April 2013 ENTERTAIN ME 1. After taking seven years off from recording music, Justin Timberlake returned with a splash in 2013. What hasn’t J.T. done recently? a. Hosted Saturday Night live for the fifth time (joining the five-timers... (Continue reading)

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Robin LaFevers

  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Robin Lorraine LaFevers (aka Robin LaFevers to teen fans, or R.L. LaFevers to her younger readers) grew up in the midst of seven, mostly younger, brothers and an eclectic assortment of household... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech February 2013

The Whole Word at your Fingertips: Google Earth in the Library Sarah Ludwig February 2013 Interested in finding the area of the Colosseum, the amount of time it would take to walk the entire length of the Great Wall of... (Continue reading)

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YA Clicks February 2013

Creating in the Library Rebecca Purdy and the Web Surfers from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library February 2013 Click here for an explanation of our ratings. Maker Labs are the hot new concept when it comes to library services, but... (Continue reading)

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