Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. The history of young adult literature is tied to the history of how childhood and young adulthood has been perceived. One early writer to recognize.
Books shelved as adult-literature: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Advice for Strays by Justine Kilkerr, The Kite Runne.
Young adult literature dominates bookstores and movie theaters these days - how did it become the book juggernaut it is?.
Young-adult literature typically centers on teenagers. But while the publishing industry markets these books primarily to young adults, that's not.
books on the far side of the library with a sign. "Young Adult Literature" prominently posted above it. "Ah," I thought, "the teachers I just talked to will have ample.