Stuff for the Teen Age 2009 marks the 80th anniversary of The New York Public Library’s list of the best books, music, movies and video games for teens.
Kudos to the Stuff for the Teen Age 2009 review team: Megan Honig; Beryl Eber; Joanne Rosario; Julie Row; Johanna Lewis; Shauntee Burns; Andrea Lipinski; Cara Kinsey; Jonathan Vargas; Marie Hansen; Emily Valente; Robyn Zaneski; Jack Martin; Chris Shoemaker; and Jeanne Lamb.
Special thanks to library staff and Teen Advisory Groups who participated in the videos. Thanks also to Anne Rouyer, Tompkins Square Branch; Ignayra Ramos, Grand Concourse Branch; Marie Hansen, Jefferson Market Branch; Sarah Couri, Teen Central; and Thomas Knowlton, Tremont Branch.
Assistance also provided by the Young Adult Programming team: Louise Stamp; Iris Holt; and Grisel Romero.
Artwork by Ivan Velez, with help from teens at the Wakefield Branch.
Teen videos filmed and edited by Chris Shoemaker. Additional footage and animation by James Murdock.