The Teen-Centered Writing Club: Bringing Teens and Words Together - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)
  • The Teen-Centered Writing Club: Bringing Teens and Words Together - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)
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The Teen-Centered Writing Club: Bringing Teens and Words Together - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 196 Pages / Published: 30/08/2008
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Build your teen community with a program that's irresistible-a teen writing club. Teens have primal urges to create and to connect. Now you can tap into those urges with the help of this comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating a teen writing club in the school or public library. Featuring creative writing activities, with detailed planning advice, coaching tips, and culminating in performance/publishing ideas, this book makes it easy for you to create a place where teen writers connect with one another through words-written, spoken, sung, or even howled. Grades 6-12

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591585480
Number of pages: 196
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 277 x 213 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"In this follow-up to The Teen-Centered Book Club (2006), Hardesty provides a step-by-step guide to getting a teen-centered writing club up and running. . . . This would be a valuable resource for anyone interested in beginning a teen writing club or wishing to invigorate a current club." - Booklist
"Hardesty encourages librarians to listen to teens and assist them in their search for identity through the written word. . . . An essential resource for planning or presenting writing clubs.' " - School Library Journal
"The purpose of this comprehensive guide is to provide librarians with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to create teen writing clubs in public and school libraries. The writing is clear and contemporary, supportive and knowledgeable. This guide fills a unique niche in young adult library programming and is a companion volume to The Teen-Centered Book Club." - VOYA
"Hardesty shares her experiences with writing clubs in clear, easy-to-follow, detailed instructions that can be adapted to one's individual situation. . . . Librarians looking for ways to give young people creative outlets for writing might want to purchase this title and start a creative writing group in their school or public library." - Catholic Library World
"This title will be a very useful addition to any school or public library that is doing young adult programming. . . . Providing detailed information on a variety of written formats along with the technology to motivate even the most uninterested teen, this book will be a wonderful guide for the librarian who wants to touch base with teen clientele." - Library Media Connection

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