BOOM! Box

BOOM! Box BOOM! Box is an imprint from BOOM! Studios, a publishing company that centralizes in comics, graphic novels, art books, etc. Created in late November 2013, Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon announces that the trade name is about innovation and creativity. Not only are the titles published in BOOM! Box appropriate for teenagers and older readers,…… Continue reading BOOM! Box

Teen Input and Collection Development: A Future YA Librarian’s Perspective

Transforming young adult services and collection development for a teen’s needs and interest is a daunting task for teen librarians-especially since ideologies, technology, and culture changes over time. Therefore we as young adult librarians must adapt towards the future and put greater focus on the people who matter the most, teenagers. This is highlighted in…… Continue reading Teen Input and Collection Development: A Future YA Librarian’s Perspective

Tween & Teen vs The World: How Popular Culture and Commercialization Affect Youth

From the articles I have read, I listed some main points I understood from each article:   Youth, Popular Culture, and the Media Although YA literature depict the behavior and character of teenagers, multicultural literature is often undermined and limited in an educational environment. Teenagers can take upon new literacy forms to demonstrate and communicate…… Continue reading Tween & Teen vs The World: How Popular Culture and Commercialization Affect Youth