Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA readers are adults. The subject matter and genres of YA correlate with the age and experience of the protagonist. Lists about: Best Young Adult Books, Best Strong Female Fantasy Novels, Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books, Best Teen Books About Real Problems, Best Youn.
We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss. Jan 16, · Young Adult literature is usually used to refer to fiction aimed at teenagers, that is, people from 12 to However, the label has grown to include what is called "Middle Grade Literature", aimed at older children from 9 to 12, and "New Adult Literature", aimed at young adults from 18 to These labels, though, are not stable boundaries. In order to see what category of Young Adult.
By Michael Cart for YALSA Adopted by YALSA’s Board of Directors, January Abstract: This White Paper will discuss the nature and evolution of young adult literature with particular emphasis on its current condition and its value to its intended readership. In discussing its increased viability as a body of critically lauded literature, it will also discuss its importance in meeting the. Jun 05, · Young Adult literature is generally described as books written for an audience of year olds. It may also include books primarily written for adults but which have appeal to younger readers. The CSULB Children's Collection has a section dedicated to YA Fiction, PZAuthor: Cathy Outten.