Personally, I believe “Young Adult” to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring.
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[A young adult novel] ends not with happily ever after, but at a new beginning, with the sense of a lot of life yet to be lived.
I’m writing my next book under a pseudonym. It will be Mark Twain’s best young adult romance.
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For young adults,the growth from silly to serious can be very fast, indeed.
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
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I thought I'd been condescended to as an Indian - that was nothing compared to the condescension for writing young adult literature.
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