YA and teen literature

In June of 2009, Cheryl Klein, a member of the child_lit listserv I belong to, blogged her definition of YA literature, which I would like to share with you (she has just called our attention to it in a thread on the listserv). Klein’s definition successfully distinguishes YA literature from literature for other audiences, without attempting to categorize the audience by age. While I have distinguished between the terms “teen” and “YA” literature on my blog, both are encompassed within the more accepted use of the term “YA,” as Klein defines it.

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