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.
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.
Jul 31, · What are YA books? And who is reading them? Which books count as Young Adult, and which as teen or New Adult is ambiguous, and their readership Author: Imogen Russell Williams.
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.