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Young-adult fiction

Young-adult fiction or young adult literature, often abbreviated as YA, is fiction written, published, or marketed to adolescents and young adults. [1]

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.

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Accessibility

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities.

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Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp (born June 15, 1968) is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, musician and film director.

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Adolescence

AdolescenceMacmillan Dictionary for Students Macmillan, Pan Ltd.

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Adult

Biologically, an adult is a human being or other organism that has reached sexual maturity.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885.

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Aggravation (law)

Aggravation, in law, is "any circumstance attending the commission of a crime or tort which increases its guilt or enormity or adds to its injurious consequences, but which is above and beyond the essential constituents of the crime or tort itself." Aggravated assault, for example, is usually differentiated from simple assault by the offender's intent (e.g., to murder or to rape), the extent of injury to the victim, or the use of a deadly weapon.

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ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults

The American Library Association's Best Fiction for Young Adults, previously known as Best Books for Young Adults (1966-2010), is a recommendation list of books presented yearly by the YALSA division (Young Adult Library Services Association).

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Alcohol abuse

Alcohol abuse is a previous psychiatric diagnosis in which there is recurring harmful use of ethanol despite its negative consequences.

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Alden Carter

Alden R. Carter (Born April 7, 1947) is an American writer primarily known for his young adult novels, stories, and non-fiction.

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Alex Awards

The Alex Awards are also a separate award given for excellence in entertainment packaging. The Alex Awards annually recognize "ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12 through 18".

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Alex Flinn

Alexandra Flinn (born October 23, 1966) is an American writer of novels for young adults.

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Alice Walker

Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American author and activist.

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

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American Library Association

The American Library Association (ALA) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.

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Amy Tan

Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese-American experience.

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Antigone

In Greek mythology, Antigone (Ἀντιγόνη) is the daughter/sister of Oedipus and his mother, Jocasta.

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Arthur Miller

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre.

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Avi (author)

Edward Irving Wortis (born December 23, 1937), better known by the pen name Avi,Sandra Q. Williams, American Library Association:.

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Bildungsroman

In literary criticism, a Bildungsroman ("novel of formation / education / culture"), novel of formation, novel of education, or coming-of-age story (though it may also be known as a subset of the coming-of-age story) is a literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood (coming of age), in which character change is extremely important.

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Bless the Beasts and Children (novel)

Bless the Beasts and Children is a 1970 novel by Glendon Swarthout that tells the story of several emotionally disturbed boys away at summer camp who unite to stop a buffalo hunt.

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Bruce Brooks

Bruce Brooks (born September 23, 1950) is an American writer of young adult and children's literature.

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Bullying

Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others.

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Caroline B. Cooney

Caroline B. Cooney (born May 10, 1947) is an American author of suspense, romance, horror, and mystery books for young adults.

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Catch-22

Catch-22 is a satirical novel by the American author Joseph Heller.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Children's literature

Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.

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Children's literature periodicals

Children's literature periodicals include magazines about children's literature intended for adults, such as.

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Chris Colfer

Christopher Paul "Chris" Colfer (born May 27, 1990) is an American actor, singer, author and producer.

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Chris Crutcher

Chris Crutcher (born July 17, 1946) is an American novelist and a family therapist.

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Christian novel

A Christian novel is any novel that expounds and illustrates a Christian world view in its plot, its characters, or both, or which deals with Christian themes in a positive way.

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Coming of age

Coming of age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult.

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Coping (psychology)

In psychology, coping is expending conscious effort to solve personal and interpersonal problems, and seeking to master, minimize or tolerate stress or conflict.

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Curriculum

In education, a curriculum (plural: curricula or curriculums) is broadly defined as the totality of student experiences that occur in the educational process.

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Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a future setting, noted for its focus on "high tech and low life".

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Cynthia Voigt

Cynthia Voigt (born February 25, 1942) is an American writer of books for young adults dealing with various topics such as adventure, mystery, racism and child abuse.

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Cyrano de Bergerac (play)

Cyrano de Bergerac is a play written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand.

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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller.

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Deathwatch (novel)

Deathwatch is an American 1972 novel written by Robb White.

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Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being.

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Divergent trilogy

The Divergent trilogy is a series of young adult science fiction adventure novels by Veronica Roth set in a post-apocalyptic dystopian Chicago.

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E-book

An electronic book (variously: e-book, eBook, e-Book, ebook, digital book or e-edition) is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on computers or other electronic devices.

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Edmond Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist.

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Emily Cheney Neville

Emily Cheney Neville (December 28, 1919 – December 14, 1997) was an American author.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Exceptionalism

Exceptionalism is the perception that a country, society, institution, movement, or time period is "exceptional" (i.e., unusual or extraordinary) in some way and thus does not need to conform to normal rules or general principles.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Fiction

Fiction describes people, places, events, and/or complete narrative works derived from imagination, in addition to, or rather than, from history or fact.

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Gay male teen fiction

Gay teen fiction is a subgenre that overlaps with LGBT literature and young adult literature.

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Genre

Genre (or; from French genre, "kind" or "sort", from Latin genus (stem gener-), Greek γένος, génos) is any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audial or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.

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Glendon Swarthout

Glendon Fred Swarthout (April 8, 1918, near Pinckney, Michigan – September 23, 1992, Scottsdale, Arizona) was an American writer and novelist.

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Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice is a 1971 novel about the life of a troubled teenage girl.

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Golden Age

The term Golden Age (Chryson Genos) comes from Greek mythology and legend and refers to the first in a sequence of four or five (or more) Ages of Man, in which the Golden Age is first, followed in sequence, by the Silver, Bronze, Heroic, and then the present (Iron), which is a period of decline, sometimes followed by the Leaden Age.

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Graphic novel

A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.

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Hamlet

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.

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Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926) is an American novelist widely known for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960.

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Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Homer

Homer (Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) is best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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Human sexuality

Human sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses.

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a 1969 autobiography about the early years of African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou.

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Identity (social science)

In psychology, sociology, and anthropology, identity is a person's conception and expression of their own (self-identity) and others' individuality or group affiliations (such as national identity and cultural identity).

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Ironman (novel)

Ironman is a 1995 novel by young adult writer Chris Crutcher who studied art and literature at the University of Notre Dame in his twenties.

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It's Like This, Cat

It's Like This, Cat is a novel written by Emily Cheney Neville that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1964.

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J. K. Rowling

Joanne "Jo" Rowling, (born 31 July 1965), pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series.

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J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6) ISBN 0-04-440162-0. In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because General American speakers realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, ISBN 0-582-05383-8 3 January 18922 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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Jacob Have I Loved

Jacob Have I Loved is a novel by Katherine Paterson that won the 1981 Newbery Medal.

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James Dashner

James Smith Dashner (born November 26, 1972) is an American writer of speculative fiction, primarily series for children or young adults, such as the Maze Runner series and the young adult fantasy series the 13th Reality.

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John Green (author)

John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author of young adult fiction, YouTube video blogger (vlogger) and educator.

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John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. --> (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.

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Johns Hopkins University Press

The Johns Hopkins University Press (also referred to as JHU Press or JHUP) is the publishing division of Johns Hopkins University.

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Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright.

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Judith Guest

Judith Guest (born March 29, 1936) is an American novelist and screenwriter.

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Judy Blume

Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman on February 12, 1938) is an American writer.

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Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman statesman, general and notable author of Latin prose.

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Karen Hesse

Karen S. Hesse (born August 29, 1952) is an American author of children's literature and literature for young adults, often with historical settings.

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Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson (born October 31, 1932) is a Chinese-born American author best known for children's novels.

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Kathryn Lasky

Kathryn Lasky (born June 24, 1944) is an American children's writer who also writes for adults under the names Kathryn Lasky Knight and E. L. Swann.

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Kidnapped (novel)

Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886.

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Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (November 11, 1922April 11, 2007) was an American writer and humorist.

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Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson (born October 23, 1961) is an American writer best known for children's and young adult novels.

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Lesbian fiction

Lesbian fiction is a subgenre of fiction that involves one or more primary female homosexual character(s) and lesbian themes.

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Light novel

A is a style of Japanese novel primarily targeting middle- and high-school students (young adult demographic).

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List of light novels

A list of titles.

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List of young adult writers

This is a list of notable writers whose readership is predominantly teenagers or young adults, or adult fiction writers who have published significant works intended for teens/young adults.

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Literature

Literature, in its broadest sense, is any written work; etymologically the term derives from Latin litaritura/litteratura "writing formed with letters", although some definitions include spoken or sung texts.

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Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry (born Lois Ann Hammersberg; March 20, 1937) is an American writer credited with more than thirty children's books.

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Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska is John Green's first young adult novel, published in March 2005 by Dutton Juvenile.

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is a 1954 dystopian novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results.

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Make Lemonade

Make Lemonade is a verse novel for young adults, written by Virginia Euwer Wolff and originally published in 1993 by Henry Holt and Company.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan, or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Margaret Edwards Award

The Margaret A. Edwards Award is an American Library Association (ALA) literary award that annually recognizes an author and "a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature".

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer.

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Michael L. Printz Award

The Michael L. Printz Award is an American Library Association literary award that annually recognizes the "best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit".

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Moonfleet

Moonfleet is a tale of smuggling by the English novelist J. Meade Falkner, first published in 1898.

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Murder

Murder is the killing of another person without justification or valid excuse, and it is especially the unlawful killing of another person with malice aforethought.

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Mystery fiction

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.

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Naomi Wolf

Naomi R. Wolf (born November 12, 1962) is an American author, journalist and former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer.

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New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.

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New-adult fiction

New Adult (NA) fiction is a developing genre of fiction with protagonists in the 18–30 age bracket.

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Newbery Medal

The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

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Novella

A novella is a work of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel.

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Odyssey

The Odyssey (Ὀδύσσεια Odýsseia, in Classical Attic) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer.

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Odyssey Award

The Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production is an annual award conferred by the American Library Association upon the publisher of "the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States".

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men is a novella written by author John Steinbeck.

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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy's Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, and was first published as a serial 1837–9.

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Ordinary People

Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford.

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Paper Towns

Paper Towns is the third young adult novel written by John Green.

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Paul Zindel

Paul Zindel, Jr. (May 15, 1936 – March 27, 2003) was an American playwright, Young Adult novelist, and educator.

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Phoenix Rising (novel)

Phoenix Rising is a 1994 book by Karen Hesse.

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Rape

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent.

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Resuscitation

Resuscitation is a term describing the process of correcting physiological disorders in an acutely unwell patient.

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Richard Peck (writer)

Richard Peck (born April 10, 1934) is an American novelist known for his prolific contributions to modern young adult literature.

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Robb White

Robb White III (June 20, 1909 – November 24, 1990) was a writer of screenplays, television scripts, and adventure novels.

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Robert Cormier

Robert Edmund Cormier (January 17, 1925 – November 2, 2000) was an American author, columnist and reporter, known for his deeply pessimistic, downbeat literature.

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Romance novel

The romance novel or romantic novel is a literary genre.

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Romeo and Juliet

The play Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.

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Rosa Guy

Rosa Cuthbert Guy (September 1, 1922Margalit Fox,, New York Times, June 7, 2012. – June 3, 2012) was a Trinidad-born American writer who immigrated with her family as a child and grew up in the New York metropolitan area.

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S. E. Hinton

Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American writer best known for her young-adult novels set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders, which she wrote during high school.

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Sarah Trimmer

Sarah Trimmer (née Kirby; 6 January 1741 – 15 December 1810) was a writer and critic of 18th-century British children's literature, as well as an educational reformer.

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Science fiction

Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is a satirical novel by Kurt Vonnegut about World War II experiences and journeys through time of a chaplain's assistant named Billy Pilgrim.

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Social novel

The social novel, also known as the social problem (or social protest) novel, is a "work of fiction in which a prevailing social problem, such as gender, race, or class prejudice, is dramatized through its effect on the characters of a novel".

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Sophocles

Sophocles (Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs,; 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC)Sommerstein (2002), p. 41.

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Speak (Anderson novel)

Speak, published in 1999, is Laurie Halse Anderson's young adult novel that tells the story of high school student Melinda Sordino.

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Speculative fiction

The term speculative fiction refers to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of human imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life.

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Splatterpunk

Splatterpunk was a movement within horror fiction in the 1980s, distinguished by its graphic, often gory, depiction of violence and "hyperintensive horror with no limits.""Schow, David J." by Gary Westfahl in David Pringle, St.

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Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes is a young-adult fiction novel by Chris Crutcher.

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Stephen Chbosky

Stephen Chbosky (born January 25, 1970) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director best known for writing the New York Times bestselling coming-of-age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower (1999), as well as for screenwriting and directing the film version of the same book, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller.

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Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American author.

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Substance abuse

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse and substance use disorder, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder.

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Suicide

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Marie Collins (born August 10, 1962) is an American television writer and novelist, best known as the author of The New York Times best selling series The Underland Chronicles and ''The Hunger Games'' trilogy (which consists of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay).

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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.

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Techno-thriller

Techno-thrillers (or technothrillers) are a hybrid genre, drawing subject matter generally from science fiction, thrillers, spy, action, and war.

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Tennessee Williams

Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright and author of many stage classics.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.

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The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the American writer and poet Sylvia Plath.

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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (novel)

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway is a young adult novel by Robert Cormier.

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye is a 1951 novel by J. D. Salinger.

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The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War is a young adult novel by American author Robert Cormier.

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple is a 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker that won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction.

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas (père) completed in 1844.

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The Giver

The Giver is a 1993 American Young-adult fiction-Dystopian novel by Lois Lowry.

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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie is a four-character memory play by Tennessee Williams which premiered in 1944 and catapulted Williams from obscurity to fame.

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath is an American realist novel written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939.

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The Guardian of Education

The Guardian of Education was the first successful periodical dedicated to reviewing children's literature in Britain.

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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games is a series of three adventure novels written by the American author Suzanne Collins.

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The Joy Luck Club (novel)

The Joy Luck Club (1989) is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan.

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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling.

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The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner is the first book in a young-adult post-apocalyptic dystopian science fiction trilogy of the same name by James Dashner.

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The Outsiders (novel)

The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967 by Viking Press.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age epistolary novel by American writer Stephen Chbosky which was first published on February 1, 1999 by Pocket Books.

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The Pigman

The Pigman is a young adult novel written by Paul Zindel, first published in 1968.

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The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900).

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus.

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The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley.

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The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia.

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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle is a historical fiction novel by the American author Avi published in 1990.

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Theme (narrative)

In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats.

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Tiger Eyes

Tiger Eyes is a young adult novel written by Judy Blume in 1981 about a 15-year-old girl attempting to cope with the unexpected death of her father.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960.

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Tom Brown's School Days

Tom Brown's School Days (sometimes written Tom Brown's Schooldays) is an 1857 novel by Thomas Hughes.

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Tor Books

Tor Books is the primary imprint of Tom Doherty Associates LLC publishing company, based in New York City, US.

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Understanding

Understanding (also called intellection) is a process related to an abstract or physical object, such as a person, situation, or message whereby one is able to think about it and use concepts to deal adequately with that object.

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Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth (born August 19, 1988) is an American novelist and short story writer known for her debut New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy, consisting of Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant; and Four: A Divergent Collection.

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Verse novel

A verse novel is a type of narrative poetry in which a novel-length narrative is told through the medium of poetry rather than prose.

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Virginia Euwer Wolff

Virginia Euwer Wolff (born August 25, 1937) is an American author of children's literature.

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Visual novel

A is an interactive fiction game, featuring mostly static graphics, most often using anime-style art or occasionally live-action stills (and sometimes video footage).

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Waverley (novel)

Waverley is an 1814 historical novel by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832).

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William C. Morris Award

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award is an annual award given to a work of young adult literature by a "first-time author writing for teens".

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (www, W3) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by URLs, interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet.

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YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

The YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction is an award by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association that annually "honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18)".

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Young adult (psychology)

A young adult is generally a person in the age range of 20 to 39 (or 40), whereas an adolescent is a person aging from 13 to 19, although definitions and opinions, such as Erik Erikson's stages of human development, vary.

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Young Adult Library Services Association

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), established in 1957, is a division of the American Library Association.

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Young-adult-fiction awards

Young-adult-fiction awards recognize outstanding works of fiction for adolescents.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Young-adult_fiction

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