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We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss.

Apr 05, 2012 · The Greatest Girl Characters of Young Adult Literature in which we talk about Y.A. literature—from the now nostalgia-infused stories we devoured as Author: Jen Doll.

Disabling Characters provides detailed analyses of selected young adult (YA) novels and short stories. It looks at the relative agency of the disabled character, the behavior of the other characters, the environment in which the character must live, the assumptions that seem to be underlying certain scenes, and the extent to which the book challenges or perpetuates an unsatisfactory status quo.Cited by: 4.

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month we want to shine a light on representation of sexual violence in LGBTQIAP+ Young Adult literature. Or, rather, the lack thereof– there are not very many characters in LGBTQIAP+ YA who are survivors of sexual violence. I have wanted to do this project for a long time.

Designed to locate the most prominent characters in young adult literature, past and present, this book features more than 1000 characters from approximately 230 works of 145 authors. It is arranged alphabetically by author, whose works are arranged chronologically. 4.8/5.