Serving Homeschooled Teens and Their Parents(Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series)

Serving Homeschooled Teens and Their Parents(Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series)

by Maureen T. Lerch, Janet Welch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313320521
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/2004
Series: Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

MAUREEN T. LERCH is a Reference/Outreach Librarian at the University of Akron Wayne College Library. She has served homeschooled teen patrons in the communities of Findlay, Louisville, and Orrville, Ohio.

JANET WELCH is Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator at Wadsworth Ella M. Everhard Public Library in Wadsworth, Ohio. A homeschooling mom, Welch is convinced that the public library is the greatest resource a homeschooler can have.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Who Are These Kids and Why Are They in My Library on Tuesday Morning?

What Makes Them Tick: A Short Course in Adolescent Development

Getting Your Ducks in a Row: The Game Plan for Serving Homeschoolers

Hitting the Target: Giving Homeschoolers the Services They Want and Need

Construction Zone: Building a Collection to Serve Homeschooled Teens

Success Depends on How You Bate Your Hook: Great Programs for Homeschooling Teens

The Marketing Mambo: Yes, We Can Teach You to Dance

From Soup to Nuts: Resources for Librarians, Homeschooled Teens, and Their Parents

Appendix

LSTA Grant Application: Johnsburg (IL) Public Library Disctrict Homeschool Resource Center

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