Teen Esteem A Self-Direction Manual for Young Adults Palmer and Froehner 1989 1989 is obviously too old for a modern collection, but I actually LIKED this book. It was generally good advice and gave good definitions of behavior. The message
Teen Pregnancy Bowe-Gutman 1987 Submitter: We weed our collections on a yearly regular schedule and I can usually breathe a sigh of relief when I check our catalog for books featured on ALB because we don’t own them. Our collection
The Teen I Want To Be: Secrets To Modeling, Make-up, Fashion, Hair Styles Green 1985 Submitter: The real title of this should probably be “The Teen My Mother Wants Me To Be.” She’s trying to claim this was a school project
I Am Wings: Poems About Love Fletcher 1994 I am shocked that this book is from 1994. I would have guessed more like 1984. Even so, it is filled with horribly sappy, corny, adolescent verse about being in love and
The Teen Guide to Dating
Back in the day, I would have gladly grabbed a book about teen dating. Being a total dating failure for most of my life, I would have loved help on this subject. Does dating advice change? Maybe not, but the cultural references do. Do kids use the term “go steady?” I thought that was fading as a term when I was in high school.
While we are at it, as a person who has been working in libraries for over 10 years and being a consistent library user prior to that, I am here to tell you that you don’t really want to meet guys at the circ desk. I will leave it to academic librarians to let me know if it is better at the college library circ desk.
Writing Young Adult Novels: How to Write the Stories that Today’s Teens Want to Read Irwin and Eyerly 1988 The last bullet point on the back cover (see below) reminds me of some of my college literature classes. Readers looking
How to Be a Teen Fashionista Koopersmith 2005 Submitter: I chose this to weed mostly because of the fabu-licious cover. Believe it or not, this book was published in 2005. I included a couple of pictures from inside the book,
Teen Alcoholism Nielsen 1990 The Facts About Teen Pregnancy Guernsey, Larsen, and Wynne 1989 Submitter: The Teen Alcoholism book was checked out by a student who thought the picture of the girl with mall hair swigging from the paper enshrouded