Transforming young adult services / written and edited by Anthony Bernier ; foreword by John M. Budd.

"This revised and expanded second edition updates a provocative collection of 14 expert contributions to the debate inaugurated in 2013 addressing LIS's historic avoidance in defining and envisioning its young adult users by offering readers a diverse set of possible responses to how LIS s...

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Main Author: Bernier, Anthony (Editor)
Other Authors: Budd, John, 1953- (author of foreword.)
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago : ALA-Neal Schuman, 2020.
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword to the first edition / by John M. Budd
  • Preface : Young adult services at the crossroads / by Anthony Bernier
  • Introduction : making the case for transforming / by Anthony Bernier
  • Envisaging young adult librarianship from a teen-centered perspective / by Denise E. Agosto
  • Diverse identity in anxious times : young adult literature and contemporary culture / by Karen Coats
  • Students or learners? Conceptualizing youth in school libraries / by Mary Ann Harlan
  • Misfits, loners, immature students, and reluctant readers : librarianship in the construction of teen readers of comics / by Lucia Cedeira Serantes
  • Identity at odds : the sometimes conflicting viewpoints about young adults' rights in libraries / by Cherie Givens
  • Situating youth voice : moving from understanding to action through critical theory / by Jeanie Austin
  • Crossing over : the advent of the adultescent / by Michael Cart
  • Storytelling, young adults, and three paradoxes / by Kate McDowell
  • "The library is like her house ": reimagining youth of color in LIS discourses / by Kafi D. Kumasi
  • Beyond coaching : copiloting with young adults / by Wendy Schaetzel Lesko
  • LIS's vision of young adults : some historical roots for current theories and practice / by Mary K. Chelton
  • Tribalism versus citizenship : are youth increasingly unwelcome in libraries? / by Mike Males
  • Imagining today's young adults in LIS : moving forward with critical youth studies / by Paulette Rothbauer
  • Moving beyond YAs as "citizens" : the promise of membership / by Anthony Bernier
  • Conclusion : membership's promise for praxis / by Anthony Bernier.