All these things, unbelievably strong friendships, courage, and moral dilemmas of epic proportions are all contained in young adult novels. So, if over the next few weeks, a young adult title catches your eye, and you shrug and think that would be juvenile, rethink that choice, and give it a try. It may turn out to be the best book you’ve ever read.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Another One for the Proud to Read YA File
From an unexpected source: HealthNews recently ran an article on the power of young adult literature. Not only do they like it for the kids, they defend the right of adults to read it as well. They sum it up as sweetly as any of us would like in the last lines: