TITLE

Reaching Out to Teens in Need through Great Stories

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Victoria
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Young Adult Library Services;Summer2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Great Stories Club which was formed through a partnership between the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The outreach program which focuses on the importance of reading in the lives of at-risk teenagers is funded by a grant through television talk show host Oprah Winfrey's Angel Network. The article includes comments regarding the influence of the program from participating librarians and announces an upcoming round of the reading club.
ACCESSION #
33272030

 

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