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Tuesday, May 4 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Outstanding Books for the College-Bound: What it is & How to Use it

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Amidst the onset of the pandemic, a team of six librarians from across the country came together to read, review, and discuss which titles merited inclusion on the 2019 Outstanding Books for the College Bound list, which covers topics ranging from cooking to climate change, hip hop to historical fiction, dinosaurs to debutantes, and more. This list, released every five years by the Young Adult Library Services Association, is designed to provide college bound teens, lifelong learners, educators, and librarians with 130 titles that engage inspire and challenge. Hear from five of the committee members about their favorite titles on the list, and how they could be used creatively in your library to engage readers.
This program is worth 1 contact hour of continuing education.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Watson

Jamie Watson

Collection Development Coordinator, Baltimore County Public Library
avatar for Jane Nichols

Jane Nichols

Associate Professor, Oregon State University Libraries & Press
Associate Professor and Head of Teaching and Engagement Department
avatar for Jennifer Powell

Jennifer Powell

Library Media Specialist, Tarrant (AL) High School
avatar for Kelsey Hughes

Kelsey Hughes

Librarian III, Prince George's County Memorial Library System
avatar for Yolanda Hood

Yolanda Hood

Metaliteracy and Student Engagement Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island


Tuesday May 4, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Zoom Meeting