DSC Young Adult Books: Books, Books, and More Books!
Need purchase suggestions for your library collection or classroom library? Get great ideas from this workshop for young adult books that you must have in your collection! Hear book talks for new fiction and learn what’s new in young adult lit that can’t be missed. Discover what new titles you MUST have to start out the fall, receive annotated bibliographies for using fiction across the curriculum, and learn about titles that you may have missed. Annotated booklists will be provided. Promotional ideas will be discussed to help encourage reluctant readers, along with suggested reading lists for summer.
(ADE Criteria: Content, Instructional strategies, Advocacy/leadership)


Objectives:

  • Participants will gain insight into new YA titles.
  • Participants will be able to identify books for purchase for their library collection.
  • Participants will be aware of upcoming sequels to titles already in their collections.
  • Participants will be provided with annotated booklists to help their students locate books of interest.
  • Participants will discover new methods of booktalking and promoting books.

Presentation pdf
Booktrailer Links:
http://www.whoisjennafox.com/
http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780525478188,00.html?Paper_Towns_John_Green
http://lisamcmann.com/html/books.htm (trailer is for Wake, the first in the series)
http://www.amazon.com/Wintergirls-Laurie-Halse-Anderson/dp/067001110X
http://www.authorbytes.com/JMitchard-heaven.htm
http://www.nancywerlin.com/
www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7jwHLDpxFM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf8B3FM1L8c
www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5BC3hKlon8
www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW4TwsgUD80

http://digitalbooktalk.com/
http://www.nisdtx.org/120820731141528687/site/default.asp
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_UUVwTaemk
http://www.lesleylivingston.com/extras.html
http://www.kelleyarmstrong.com/aDarkest.htm
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/CLS/cyn_books/eternal/eternal.html
http://www.carrieryan.com/books.php

Websites and/or Promotional Ideas & Activities:
Teen Read Week 2009
Teen Tech Week 2010 Wiki
Teenreads.com
YALSA's Teen's Top Teen
YALSA Blog
Naomi Bates @ Northwest High School
Genre Bingo:
Book Club
Summer Reading List:
Promotional Activities with Books to Movies
My Shelfari http://www.shelfari.com/
http://www.bloomington.k12.mn.us/indschool/OLJ/speeddating.htm
100 Books for 2009 http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/817.100_Books_for_2009


Annotated booklists:
Hispanic/Multi-cultural Titles
Poetry Verse Novels
If you liked Twilight
If you liked Harry Potter
If you liked Eragon
Historical Fiction