A Passion for Print: Promoting Reading and Books to Teens by Kristine Mahood PDF
By Kristine Mahood
Get kids serious about studying by utilizing your personal love of books in addition to an exceptional dose of industry savvy. this straightforward, upbeat advisor is filled with sensible guidance and a wealth of fascinating principles for selling books and studying via every little thing you do—from assortment construction, designing the gap, and making a site, to booktalking, readers' advisory, and distinct occasions. a pragmatic, step by step approach.Promoting books and interpreting is one in every of your most vital roles, yet achieving youngsters and encouraging them to learn could be a problem, specially now, while kids have such a lot of different commitments and pursuits. This advisor will motivate you to construct your publication wisdom and mix it with advertising and marketing savvy to deliver adolescents including books and analyzing. Drawing upon contemporary examine on young people and libraries, the writer deals useful instructions and a wealth of fascinating principles for environmental examining promotions (collection construction, designing the gap, growing exposure fabrics and constructing the internet site), in addition to interactive promotions (communication with young people, readers advisory, booktalking, partnering with different enterprises, and book-related actions and events). in response to the author's adventure and the event of others who paintings with adolescents, the publication presents librarians and different educators with an easy, convenient, and upbeat advisor. Grades 6-12.
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Confronted by moral dilemmas, characters are forced to make the choices that define their identity, relationships, and place in society. Realistic fiction depicts a world that many teens recognize. They know about cliques at school and might wonder what it would be like to be in a school where cliques truly rule. They might also wonder what it would be like to be severely burned, or blinded, or maimed in an accident. Or to be orphaned, homeless, addicted to drugs, or locked up in juvenile detention.
There can be depression after the family’s loss, and also resentment on the part of remaining brothers and sisters, who feel neglected or smothered by their depressed or fearful parents. Examples: The Queen of Everything (Caletti 2002), Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters (Giles 2003), Cuba 15 (Osa 2003), and Run If You Dare (Powell 2001). Friends Reading Appeal: Although their primary relationships remain with family members, teens bond fiercely with friends, helping each other through the storms of adolescence.
Promotion: Public libraries have adapted the universally recognized 43 4 '' square of CD jewel cases and liner notes as booklists, brochures, fliers, and postcards. The more the graphics look like CD cover art, the better. = Merchandise: Personal electronics. Promotion: Teens have traditionally been identified with communication technology, from talking on telephones to chatting via So . . Where Did You Get Those Jeans? IMs. Fill up a poster with a big graphic of a PDA and put the title of a teen event, date, and time on the screen, using Verdana, an instantly readable font that was developed expressly for the Internet.
A Passion for Print: Promoting Reading and Books to Teens (Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series) by Kristine Mahood