By Michael Cart for YALSA Adopted by YALSA’s Board of Directors, January 2008 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. Children are only young for a short time, and so we must give them access to a basic literary heritage of timeless books. Quality children’s literature has the great power to captivate audiences for many generations. Children’s literature is extremely valuable in both the school setting and at home.
Dec 01, 2017 · Why So Many Adults Love Young-Adult Literature. Over half of today’s YA readers are over the age of 18. But while the publishing industry markets these books primarily to young adults Author: Caroline Kitchener. 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.
Jun 09, 2014 · The Value of Young-Adult Fiction. “When we request that adults stick to “adult” literature, we further the gap between parents and children, teachers and . Jan 16, 2017 · Young Adult literature is usually used to refer to fiction aimed at teenagers, that is, people from 12 to 18. 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 30.These labels, though, are not stable boundaries. In order to see what category of Young Adult Author: Jane Bertin.