Serving Teens Through Readers' Advisory

American Library Association
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Getting teens to read for fun is the ultimate challenge, yet research shows that it improves skills in grammar and spelling while expanding vocabularies. Accessible and encouraging for beginners and an informative refresher for those more experienced, this hands-on expert guide addresses teens' unique needs with practical tools that help readers' advisors: build winning relationships with teens and connect on their terms; communicate with this hard-to-reach audience to create a positive RA experience; use proven questions and techniques to uncover teens' worldview; get up to speed fast using sure bets lists; and deal with challenges of controversial topics, homework reading, and recommending by proxy. Filled with concrete advice, this ready-to-use resource supports public librarians as well as middle and high school library media specialists and library support staff who want to make an impact with teens at a critical time in their lives.
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Publisher
American Library Association
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Published on
Dec 31, 2007
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Pages
159
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ISBN
9780838909300
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Library Skills
Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General
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This content is DRM free.
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