How the Young Adult genre has changed
1960s - Present
In This Episode...
If we asked you to name a YA book, what's the first one that pops in your head?
Is it The Outsiders? Is it Little Women (Brad hopes not)? Is it anything that was assigned reading in your school that you'd have been completely bored with?
Those questions are what inspired us to dive into the history of the Young Adult genre, what YA means, and how the changes the genre has seen parallel the changes we see in our society.