Table of contents for A passion for print : promoting reading and books to teens / by Kristine Mahood.

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Contents
Series Forward
Acknowledgments
Foreword
1	Understanding Teen Assumptions About Reading, Books, and Libraries
The Experience of Reading
Learning to Read
Types of Reading
Why Teens Read
Why Teens Don't Read
Teen Reading Skills
Teen Reading Experiences: Assigned Reading, Accelerated Reader, Sustained 
Silent Reading, Freely Chosen Reading, SmartGirl Surveys
References and Suggested Readings
2	So... Where Did You Get Those Jeans?
Teens as Consumers
What Do Teens Buy?
Magazines and Web Sites
Let's Go to the Mall: Entrance, Floor Plan, Fixtures, Merchandise, Non-
Shopping Area, Cash Register Area, Print Promotions, Exit, Buy Local
Let's Go Shopping-At the Library
3	Building Teen Collections
Evaluating Your Collection
Realistic Young Adult Fiction: Forming Identity, Family, Friends, Love and Sex, 
Love Gone Wrong, Am I Gay?, Gay/Lesbian Love and Sex, Teen Parenthood, 
School, Physical Challenges, Illness and Death, Substance Abuse and Mental 
Illness, Crime, Religion and Spirituality, Racial/Ethnic Conflicts and Immigrant 
Experience, Sports, Humor
Genre Young Adult Fiction: Adventure, Mystery/Suspense, Fantasy, Romance, 
Science Fiction, Historical Fiction
Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga: Realistic Fiction, Humor and Weirdness, 
Adventures with Superheroes, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Love and Romance, 
Historical Fiction and Nonfiction
Classic Literature: Forming Identity, Family, Friends, Love and Sex, School and 
Social Pressure, Physical Challenges, Illness and Death, Substance Abuse and 
Mental Illness, Crime, Racial/Ethnic Conflicts and Immigrant Experience
Popular Nonfiction: Self-Help, Religion and Spirituality, Physical Changes and 
Body Image, Good Eats and Smart Moves, Love and Sex, Life Stories, Family 
and Friends, School, What's Next? The Future, Popular Culture, Sports, Fun Facts 
and Trivia, Out There/Paranormal, Issues and Activism, Making Things, In My 
Own Words
Finding Books: Talk with Teens, Talk with Library Staff, Community, Magazine 
Content, Resources and Reviews
Resources and Suggested Readings
4	Space for Books, Space for Reading
Going Places
Visibility
Location, Location, Location
Inside the Teen Space: Floor Plan, Shelving, Furniture, Fixtures
Keep It Clean
Space for Reading: Reading in the Teen Space, Reading Outside the Teen Space, 
Look, an Adult-Reading a Book!
Creating Teen Spaces
Genre Labels and Shelving
References and Suggested Readings
5	On Sale Now! Creating Book Displays and Bulletin Boards
Why Displays Work
Planning Displays: Scheduling Displays, Display Locations
They See It Before They Read It: Design Principles, Design Elements
Display Fixtures
Book Displays: Posters, Books, Print Promotions, Aesthetics
Bulletin Boards: Signs, Print Promotions, Aesthetics
How to Keep Visually Current
References and Suggested Readings
6	Print Promotions
Sales Literature
Magazines: Color, Images, Fonts, Language, Page Layout
Design Software and Paper
General Library Brochures
Bookmarks and Booklists: Production, Topics, Where to Find Titles, Headlines, 
Annotations
Newsletters
Posters
References and Suggested Readings
7	Web It
Teen Book Site Construction: Book Site Plan, Web Design Basics
Library-Created Content: Booklists, Displays, Blogs
Teen-Created Content: Book Reviews
Links: Teen Book Sites, Readers' Advisory Sites, Author Sites, School, 
Publisher, Bookstore, and College Sites
Interactivity: Quizzes, Surveys, and Polls, E-mail, Online Book Discussion 
Groups
Promotion
Web Page Maintenance: Extreme Makeover
References and Suggested Readings
8	Tell Me About a Book You Read and Enjoyed-Or How About a Movie?
Reading Books with Teen Readers in Mind: Appeal Characteristics, Reading 
Experiences
Readers' Advisory Warm-Ups: Ask Teens, Library Bestsellers, Readers' 
Advisory Resources
Readers' Advisory Conversations: Opening Questions, More Questions, Answers 
to Listen for-And What They Mean, Can You Recommend a Good Book?, 
Conversations with Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers
Shelf Talks
It's a Buffet
Mail, E-Mail, and Chat
Your Reading Plan
References and Suggested Readings
9	 Booktalking
It's Showtime!
Writing Booktalks: Write from the Heart, Linking Books to Life, Booktalk 
Models
Preparing Booktalk Programs: Something for Everyone, Program Models
Connecting with Schools: It's Their World, We Just Booktalk in It, Getting Into 
Schools
Getting There: Psyching Up, Checking In and Setting Up
Booktalk Performance: "We Have a Guest from the Library Today...", Booktalk 
Style, Props, Chatting During and After the Show
Followup
Connecting with Other Organizations
References and Suggested Readings
10	It's Happening at the Library: Book-Centered Activities and Events
Planning Activities and Events: Talk with Teens and Staff, Resources, Funding 
and Partners
Publicity: Talk with Teens and Staff, Print Promotions, Mailing Lists, and Web 
Alerts, Book Displays, Everybody Had a Great Time!
Book Activities: Book Reviews, Quizzes, Surveys, and Polls, Contests, Annual 
Reading Promotions
Book Discussion Groups: Formats, Structure, Activities, Starting a Book Group, 
Facilitating Discussion, Online Book Discussion Groups and Blogs
Presenting Events
Book Events: Book Crafts, Writing Events, Poetry Events, Author Visits, 
Sometimes It Flops-And Sometimes It Flies!
References and Suggested Readings
Appendix I
Appendix II
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Libraries and teenagers -- United States.
Young adults' libraries -- Activity programs -- United States.
Young adults' libraries -- Collection development -- United States.
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.
Reading promotion -- United States.