Young adult lit

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Category: Old/Young
Young adult fiction YA is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. The subject matter and genres of YA correlate with the age and experience of the protagonist. The genres available in YA are expansive and include most of those found in adult fiction. Common themes related to YA include friendship, first love, relationships, and identity. Young adult fiction was developed to soften the transition between children's novels and adult literature.

The Value of Young Adult Literature

The Value of Young Adult Literature | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Who said young adult books were just for young adults? According to an oft-cited study from Publisher's Weekly , over half of YA readers are adults. Though they typically focus on teenage characters, YA literature holds an undeniable appeal for adults— perhaps because the fundamentals of life don't change all that much. You go through these cycles and experience the same things over and over again," popular YA author Jenny Han tells OprahMag.

2019 Rules & Eligibility

A librarian is available via CHAT 24 hours a day. Click the yellow "Ask a Librarian" button at the bottom of this page to start chatting! CSULB librarians are available during these hours , otherwise a worldwide co-op of librarians will help you. Young Adult literature is generally described as books written for an audience of year olds.
Teachers often select books for their preteen and teen students that provide windows and mirrors, ways for students to learn about others or see themselves. In this unprecedented time when students wrestle with the abrupt changes in routine caused by the coronavirus pandemic, literature is an even more important tool for contextualizing current events and allowing students to better understand their experiences. Suggested for grades ; pages. With the country under threat of a nuclear attack from Russia, children are taught to duck and cover and people build bomb shelters in their backyards. They make a grueling walk to safety, almost losing their lives.