NLA YART presents Karen Jensen from Teen Librarian Toolbox and her guest, YA author Christa Desir, to discuss using young adult literature to talk with teens about sexual violence and consent.
To discuss sexual violence in the lives of teens and in ya literature on an ongoing basis;
- To raise awareness of the issues and titles that can be used to discuss the topics with teens;
- To give librarians, educators and parents the tools to evaluate and discuss these topics in the lives of teens;
- To promote teen reading and literature.