BOOKS (reference, professional development, texts):
Honig, Megan. (2010). Urban Grit: A Guide to Street Lit. Genreflecting Advisory Series. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
Irvin Morris, Vanessa. (2011). The Readers Advisory Guide to Street Literature. Chicago: ALA Editions.
Ratner, Andrew. (2009). Street Lit: Teaching and Reading Fiction in Urban Schools. Practical Guides Series. NY: McGraw-Hill.
Sweeney, Megan. (2010). Reading Is My Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women's Prisons. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
ONLINE RESOURCES (new titles, ebooks, reader reviews):
Extended Video Trailer: Behind Those Books Documentary (Time: 13:22)
Parle Magazine: Book Reviews
Readitallbookreviews | Urban Fiction
Saddleback Educational Publishing: Intervention for Struggling Readers | Features an Urban Fiction Series for low level Teen readers
Urbania: Urban Literature & Art Magazine
Urban Book Source
Urban E-Reads: Urban Literature At Its Realest!
Urban Reviews Online: Latest Book Reviews
Bad Girl of Urban Lit: What Makes You Different?
Black and Nobel: Black-owned & operated bookstore that specializes in urban literature
DJ Gatsby Book Club: The Hottest Book Club in the Hood
Exploring Prison Librarianship: Urban Fiction Resources
Miss Domino: Lover of Street Literature for tweens/teens and adults, advocate for children and Warrior Library Media Specialist
My Urban Books
PhatFiction: A Readers' Advisory Blog for Urban Fiction
Pulp Fiction Trash!!
Street Art Utopia: We Declare the World as Our Canvas
The Word on the Street - Broadsides at the National Library of Scotland
Streetprints: Revolution and Romanticism
Street Fiction: Urban Fiction News and Book Reviews
Tagged: Urban Fiction Readers (group)
BOOKLISTS / BLOGS / WIKIS (educator resources):
Webinar: Supporting Teen Street Lit Readers by Megan Honig (November 2011):
Street Lit Author List for PUBLIC Libraries:
Street Lit Author List for SCHOOL Libraries:
Phat Fiction Wiki (ongoing) at: http://phatfiction.wikispaces.com/
-- A Librarian wiki from the ALA 2010 Panel on Street Fiction
Street Lit Collection Development Resources (ongoing) at: http://bit.ly/aSWjpC -- A Librarian wiki that lists articles, websites and author information
Black Dawn Books
Cold Blooded Books
Deja Vu Publications
G Street Chronicles
Gorilla Convict Publications
Life Changing Books
Pen Cushion Publishers
Strebor on the Streetz
Teri Woods Publishing
The Cartel Publications
Triple Crown Publications
Tru Life Publishing
Wahida Clark Publishing
MAINSTREAM PUBLISHERS (they mainstream, y'all can google they azzes):
-- Hachette / Grand Central Publishing
-- Kensington Publishing / Holloway House
-- One World / Ballantine-- Simon & Schuster / Atria
-- St. Martin's Griffin