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New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults
by Patrick Jones (Goodreads Author)
Picking up where the best-selling Bare Bones Young Adult Services left off, this exciting new book has an ambitious intent - to help libraries, with their communities, develop their teens into healthy, competent, and caring adults. Applying the tools in New Planning for Results to the goals outlined in Information Power, YALSA has teamed up with writer Patrick Jones to ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published June 30th 2002 by American Library Association
(first published June 1st 2002)
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I like Jones's style - he combines personal experience with research in a manner that's interesting, relevant, and informative. This book is especially useful paired with Do It Right! which brings in more ideas from his own experiences working in teen services.
Patrick Jones is the author of five realistic teen novels, most recently Stolen Car((Walker / Bloomsbury, 2008). His first young adult novel Things Change (Walker & Company, 2004) was named by the Young Adult Library Services Association as a best book for reluctant readers, and was runner-up in the Teen Buckeye Book Award selected by Ohio teens. His second novel Nailed was published by Walker ...moreMore about Patrick Jones...