September 28, 2022 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Carol Dines, author of THE TAKE-OVER FRIEND, shares the friendship breakup that inspired her latest YA novel and what she's learned about friendship along the way
November 8, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Author Kip Wilson talks about the importance of getting the facts right in historical fiction.
June 14, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Teen contributor Riley Jensen highlights 5 new or coming soon horror titles that YA lit fans may be interested in reading
May 4, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A brief look at some new YA Lit coming out in May 2020
April 1, 2019 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Let's talk about YA lit and teen programming! Share your program success stories and what's hot with teens right now.
March 24, 2019 by Karen Jensen, MLS
So you want to write about YA literature. What books are you using as your examples and why?
August 22, 2018 by Karen Jensen, MLS
This year has been a deep dive into collection development for me. Actually, the last two years have been. Granted, collection development is always a part of the job and it is arguably my favorite part of the job, but these past 2 years I have been deeply involved in analysis and budgets and things […]
August 16, 2018 by Karen Jensen, MLS
I found my calling at the age of 20 while in college majoring in youth ministry. My heart was already dedicated to the idea of serving and working with teenagers and then I stumbled upon a job doing YA services at my local public library purely by accident, and it changed my life. For the […]
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