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Author Lyttle, Melanie A., 1979- author.
Title Library service to tweens / Melanie A. Lyttle and Shawn D. Walsh.
Pub Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2017]
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER J 027.62 Lyt     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 202 pages ; 26 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Who is a tween? Developmental and educational psychology ; Current writings on tweens ; Tween archetypes ; Tweens in your community -- Gathering support for tween services. Administrative support for tween services ; Gaining support from your staff ; Collegial support for tween services ; Community support for tween services -- Creating and caring for the tween librarian. Who is the ideal tween services librarian? ; Continuing education -- Setting the stage for the tween collection. Creating your tween space ; Finding tween materials within collections -- Tween materials. An annotated sample list of tween books ; Books for the reluctant reader ; Periodicals for tweens ; Audiovisual materials for tweens -- The continuum of youth programming. Library services for children ; library services for teens and new adults -- Tween programming. Recipes for successful and unsuccessful programs ; Everything old is new again -- The final pieces for successful tween services. Your tween advisory group ; Marketing to tweens ; Outreach.
Summary "This comprehensive guide to tween library services begins with a developmental description of this ever-changing group and offers practical advice about materials and programming. Criteria are provided for categorizing books, music, movies and magazines as appropriate for tweens, with special attention given to the reluctant reader. The authors discuss how to determine where tween services fit within the broader spectrum of youth services, and how to provide support for them. Information on marketing and outreach to tweens and their adults completes this essential guide"-- Back cover.
Subject Libraries and teenagers.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs.
Children's libraries -- Book selection.
Preteens -- Books and reading.
Add Author Walsh, Shawn D., 1978- author.
ISBN 147666319X (paperback)
9781476663197 (paperback)
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