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The Death of Jayson Porter: A Teaching Guide

Teresa Young and Darwin Henderson December 2009 [Editor’s Note: The following teaching guide for Jaime Adoff ’s The Death of Jayson Porter is a supplement to “Jaime Adoff and the CreativeProcess: A Conversation with the Author,” which can be found... (Continue reading)

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Bernard Morrissey December 2005 Pressed for cash, convinced that they have nowhere else to go, or concerned about confidentiality, more and more young people have been turning to the Internet for information about health and sexuality. A 2002 study showed... (Continue reading)

What It Means to Be a Soldier: Resources on the Realities of Military Service

Brian Boies Revised and Updated June 2009 As the economy continues to degrade, the two wars that the United States is currently fighting fade from the front to the back pages of media outlets and our minds. Yet the nation... (Continue reading)

The Anime-ted Library

Kristin Fletcher-Spear and Kat Kan April 2005 Two and a half years after our first article, Showing Anime in the Library (VOYA April 2002), it’s high time for an update! Librarians have used our tips to create some great programs... (Continue reading)

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Nonfiction Honor List 2009

Nonfiction Honor List Books Meet the Following Criteria Suitable for middle school/junior high readers in grades six through eight Address curricular needs or personal reading interests Published in 2009 Contain some elements that raise them above other books on the... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech October 2010

Go to Archives Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians By Joyce Kasman Valenza October 2010 A couple of summers back a young school librarian, fresh out of library school, asked a very honest question at one of our state retreats:... (Continue reading)

Professional Publications by VOYA Board Members

The VOYA Editorial Advisory Board is an active, accomplished group of talented people who have made major contributions to the world of young adult library services.  The list of their publications shows their dedication to the profession. We are proud... (Continue reading)

Eliza T. Dresang

Eliza T. Dresang, the Beverly Cleary Professor in Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington Information School and longtime VOYA board member, died on April 21. She was 72. Eliza wrote the following article about her career for... (Continue reading)

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Pam Spencer Holley

[Editor’s note: Pam Spencer Holley is the President of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board, and occasional contributor, and a long time VOYA friend.] Reading Dorothy and Mary K’s adventures with getting VOYA off the ground, reminded me of the notice... (Continue reading)

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Diane P. Tuccillo

[Editor’s note: Diane is a long time valued member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and a frequent contributor.] Way back in the 1970s, I was a high school English teacher in New Jersey. I also coached the Drama Club... (Continue reading)

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