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Young Adult Library Services Association

For over 50 years the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has been advocating for teen literature and training librarians to serve the needs of teen readers. A section of the American Library Association, YALSA administers the Michael L. Printz Award, recognizing distinguished contributions to YA literature, as well as the Best Fiction of Young Adult, Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Great Graphic Novels for Teens lists, among others.

Adolescent Literature Action Network

The Adolescent Literature Action Network is a key resource for the evaluation of YA literature as well as advocacy for such work in classrooms. The annual workshop, held in conjunction with the NCTE conference, draws YA authors and literature enthusiasts from around the country.

Center for Children's Literature

The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College provides programming, continuing education, and resources with the aim “to create, identify, and advocate for the highest quality literature for all children from infancy through adolescence.”

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