young adult literature

literature written for adolescents and young adults

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. 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. Stories that focus on the specific challenges of youth are sometimes referred to as problem novels or coming-of-age novels.Young adult fiction was developed to soften the transition between children's novels and adult literature.
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genre: young adult literature

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Series

The Babysitter II

1991 novel written by R. L. Stine

author: R. L. Stine

1991

The Babysitter

1989 novel written by R. L. Stine

author: R. L. Stine

1989

Thirteen Reasons Why

2007 novel by Jay Asher

author: Jay Asher

2007

If I Stay

Forman novel

author: Gayle Forman

2009

Friedrich

novel by Hans Peter Richter

author: Hans Peter Richter

1961

Hatchet

novel by Gary Paulsen

author: Gary Paulsen

1987

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