2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant YA Readers
YALSA has announced its 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selection list. The list is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The Quick Picks list suggests books that teens, ages 12–18, will pick up on their own and read for pleasure. The complete list of 77 titles and three series is drawn from more than 200 nominations….
YALSA, Feb. 5
2014 Outstanding Books for the College Bound
YALSA has announced its 2014 Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifetime Learners list. Revised every five years, this list is intended as a tool for students preparing for college, parents, educators, and librarians. The list offers titles in five categories: arts and humanities, history and cultures, literature and language arts, science and technology, and social sciences….
YALSA, Feb. 11
Excerpts from American Libraries Direct, a publication of the American Library Association