YA Roundup (1)
Here are a few YA-related links that caught my eye this week:
- From the annals of YA cliches: The Intern on her fascination with the “very different (and shockingly consistent) version of highschool” she’s encountered in YA novels.
- No Laughing Matter: a stack of books about how serious the teen years can be.
- The boom in dystopian fiction: Laura Miller on dystopian literature for young adults.
- Fictional Characters, Real Problems: Med students analyze neuroses of fictional characters in Children’s/YA lit.
- Find Out What Those Crazy Kids Are Saying: Mashable reviews the Teen Chat Decoder.
- Name that blog: YALSA seeks a name for its new YA lit. blog.