Make Your Teen Collection Awesome

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Make Your Teen Collection Awesome

  1. 1. Make Your Teen Collection Awesome Angie Manfredi, Los Alamos County Library System
  2. 2. The Basics <ul><li>www.delicious.com/collection_development_resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://nmcollectiondevelopmentresources. wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.fatgirlreading.com </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Collection Development? <ul><li>It’s easy to let collection development become a lower priority. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s even easier to get overwhelmed by the sheer volume! </li></ul>
  4. 4. But . . . <ul><li>Our collections should reflect the communities we serve. </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging and popular collections can </li></ul><ul><ul><li>boost our statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>change our demographics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>re-shape the way the public perceives us. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ You have such cool stuff!!” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prove it!
  6. 6. <ul><li>Teen circulation for 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11,136 / 2,979 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teen circulation for 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21,646 / 5,654 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How did this happen? <ul><li>Aggressive weeding. </li></ul><ul><li>Remove your judgment (and preferences!) from the process. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a firm line between “children” and “teen” sections. </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE CHANCES. </li></ul><ul><li>Finding teenagers and . . . </li></ul><ul><li>asking them ! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Disclaimers! <ul><li>Could never be comprehensive. </li></ul><ul><li>Current BIG trends … but there’s always something new coming! </li></ul><ul><li>First-hand experience. </li></ul><ul><li>MORE IS BETTER, so get ready. </li></ul><ul><li>LET’S DO THIS THING . . . </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Ten Manga Series You MUST Have <ul><li>Deathnote by Tsugumi Ohba (12 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Cardcaptor Sakura by CLAMP (12 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Dragonball by Akira Toriyama (42 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto (51 volumes, ongoing) </li></ul><ul><li>Bleach by Tite Kubo (44 volumes) </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Ten Manga Series You MUST Have <ul><li>D.N. Angel by Yukiru Sugisaki (13 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Full Metal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa (25 volumes, ongoing) </li></ul><ul><li>One Piece by Eiichiro Oda (57 volumes, ongoing) </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya (23 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki (28 volumes) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Shojo Hits <ul><li>Kitchen Princess by Miyuki Kobayashi (10 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Absolute Boyfriend by Yuu Watase (6 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>The Sand Chronicles by Hinako Ashihara (10 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Guru Guru Pon-Chan by Satomi Ikezawa (9 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino (13 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori (15 volumes) </li></ul>
  12. 12. 51 AND ONGOING?! <ul><li>Fairy Cube by Kaori Yuki (3 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Phantom Dream by Natsuki Takaya (5 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Buso Renkin by Nobuhiro Watsuki (10 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Psychic Power Nanaki by Ryo Saenagi (3 volumes) </li></ul>
  13. 13. For Your More Mature Readers <ul><li>Alive: The Final Evolution by Tadashi Kawashima (21 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Uzumaki by Junji Ito (3 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Afterschool Charisma by Kumiko Suekane (4 volumes, ongoing) </li></ul><ul><li>Trinity Blood by Sunao Yoshida (12 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Kashimashi by Satoru Akahori (5 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Antique Bakery by Fumi Yoshinaga (4 volumes) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Manhwa <ul><li>Goong by Park So-hee (18 volumes, ongoing) </li></ul><ul><li>Sugarholic by Gong GooGoo (5 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Heavenly Executioner Chiwoo by Park KangHo (5 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>Magical J x R by Lee Sun-Young (4 volumes) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Wings are the new Vampires <ul><li>Fallen by Lauren Kate </li></ul><ul><li>Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick </li></ul><ul><li>Halo by Alexandra Adornetto </li></ul><ul><li>Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Unearthly by Cynthia Hand </li></ul><ul><li>Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton </li></ul>
  16. 16. Zombies are the new vampires <ul><li>Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry </li></ul><ul><li>Z by Michael Thomas Ford </li></ul><ul><li>The Enemy by Charlie Higson </li></ul><ul><li>The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan </li></ul><ul><li>Generation Dead by Daniel Waters </li></ul><ul><li>You Are SO Undead to Me by Stacey Jay </li></ul>
  17. 17. Fairies are the new vampires <ul><li>Need by Carrie Jones </li></ul><ul><li>The Iron King by Julie Kagawa </li></ul><ul><li>Blackbringer by Laini Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>The Hunter’s Moon by O.R. Melling </li></ul><ul><li>Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr </li></ul><ul><li>Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston </li></ul>
  18. 18. Vampires are the new Vampires <ul><li>Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz </li></ul><ul><li>Hearts at Stake by Alyxandra Harvey </li></ul><ul><li>Bite Me by Melissa Francis </li></ul><ul><li>Vamped by Lucienne Diver </li></ul><ul><li>Night Runner by Max Turner </li></ul><ul><li>Boys That Bite by Mari Mancusi </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica’s Guide to Dating on </li></ul><ul><li>the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey </li></ul>
  19. 19. MORE SUPERNATURAL! <ul><li>Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater </li></ul><ul><li>Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Creatures by by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl </li></ul><ul><li>Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins </li></ul><ul><li>The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting </li></ul><ul><li>Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey </li></ul><ul><li>Intertwined by Gena Showalter </li></ul><ul><li>Firelight by Sophie Jordan </li></ul>
  20. 20. Fighting the Supernatural <ul><li>Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow </li></ul><ul><li>Slayed by Amanda Marrone </li></ul><ul><li>The Demon Trapper’s Daughter by Jana Oliver </li></ul><ul><li>The Devil’s Kiss by Sarwat Chadda </li></ul><ul><li>Paranormalcy by Kiersten White </li></ul><ul><li>Once Dead, Twice Shy by Kim Harrison </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Con is On <ul><li>Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock </li></ul><ul><li>Silverfin by Charlie Higson </li></ul><ul><li>Heist Society by Ally Carter </li></ul><ul><li>Little Brother by Cory Doctorow </li></ul><ul><li>White Cat by Holly Black </li></ul><ul><li>Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole </li></ul><ul><li>You Killed Wesley Payne </li></ul><ul><li>by Sean Beaudoin </li></ul>
  22. 22. The End of the World <ul><li>Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien </li></ul><ul><li>Incarceron by Catherine Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Matched by Allie Condie </li></ul><ul><li>Epitaph Road by David Patneaude </li></ul><ul><li>The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness </li></ul><ul><li>Delirium by Lauren Oliver </li></ul><ul><li>Ship Breaker by </li></ul><ul><li>Paolo Bacigalupi </li></ul>
  23. 23. It’s A Love Story <ul><li>Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins </li></ul><ul><li>The Half Life of Planets by Emily Franklin and Brendan Halpin </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles </li></ul><ul><li>The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman </li></ul><ul><li>The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han </li></ul><ul><li>The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott </li></ul>
  24. 24. Time-Twisters <ul><li>The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade </li></ul><ul><li>The Explosionist by Jenny Davidson </li></ul><ul><li>Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld </li></ul><ul><li>Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve </li></ul><ul><li>Pastworld by Ian Black </li></ul><ul><li>Worldshaker by Richard Harland </li></ul>
  25. 25. The Final Frontier <ul><li>Across the Universe by Beth Revis </li></ul><ul><li>Living Hell by Catherine Jinks </li></ul><ul><li>Black Hole Sun by David Macinnis Gill </li></ul><ul><li>The Comet’s Curse by Dom Testa </li></ul>
  26. 26. Dead Girls <ul><li>If I Stay by Gayle Foreman </li></ul><ul><li>The Everafter by Amy Huntley </li></ul><ul><li>The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade </li></ul><ul><li>All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab </li></ul><ul><li>Hold Still by Nina LaCour </li></ul><ul><li>Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver </li></ul>
  27. 27. Boyish Things <ul><li>Swim the Fly by Don Calame </li></ul><ul><li>Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford </li></ul><ul><li>The Last Summer Of The Death Warriors by Francisco X. Stork </li></ul><ul><li>Ball Don’t Lie by Matt de la Pena </li></ul><ul><li>Gentlemen by Michael Northrop </li></ul><ul><li>You by Charles Benoit </li></ul><ul><li>Punkzilla by Adam Rapp </li></ul><ul><li>Seth Baumgartner’s Love </li></ul><ul><li>Manifesto by Eric Luper </li></ul>
  28. 28. Christian Fiction <ul><li>Nothing But Drama (Good Girlz) by ReShonda Tate Billingsley </li></ul><ul><li>Perry Skky, Jr. by Stephanie Perry Moore </li></ul><ul><li>So For Real series by Nikki Carter </li></ul><ul><li>The Miracle Girls by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt </li></ul><ul><li>It’s All About Us by Shelly Adina </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Bluford High ( www.townsendpress.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Kimani Tru </li></ul><ul><li>Ni-Ni Simone ( Shortie Like Mine ) </li></ul><ul><li>Drama High by L. Divine </li></ul><ul><li>So Not The Drama series by Paula Chase </li></ul>
  30. 30. I WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH THIS! <ul><li>Contact publishers: ask for catalogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Amazon, Barnes & Noble, when you have a chance visit a bookstore. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to spot keywords in reviews. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow authors and blogs. </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>ASK </li></ul><ul><li>TEENAGERS! </li></ul>
  32. 32. REMINDER! <ul><li>www.delicious.com/collection_development_resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://nmcollectiondevelopmentresources. wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.fatgirlreading.com </li></ul>

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