Special Interest Group Network on Adolescent Literature

SIGNAL is an organization dedicated to bringing young adults and books together.


Membership includes voting rights and a subscription to SIGNAL Journal, which is published twice a year. Members have the opportunity to meet at the ILA Annual Convention and hear current young adult authors talk about their books or discuss issues related to the use of adolescent literature in the classroom.

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SIGNAL Journal

SIGNAL Journal is a bi-annual publication that includes and extensive review section on books of interest to middle grade and young adult readers. In addition, there are articles by authors of young adult books, interviews with authors, teaching ideas for using YA books, literary critical pieces and notes on new materials and services from publishers.