The Importance of Young Adult Literature: Responding to THAT article

Standing ovation with my arms raised high over my head and slow clapping for this brilliant ‘clap back’ post on the Bookshelves & Biros Blog!

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4 Comments

  1. Thanks for linking to this article! I’ve really enjoyed looking at your blog!

    I hear a lot of grumbling about kids these days not reading “the right thing,” and it really irritates me. Personally, I think people should read whatever they enjoy–whether it’s YA or fantasy or Westerns or romances or classics whatever else it is that they enjoy–and be happy that other people are reading.

    • Thank you so much for your kind words! I really do appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. I agree with you…as a reader, there are genres that I don’t read very often (some not at all) but that doesn’t take away from my appreciation of the variety of literature and reading material that is available in the world. I’m always happy that people are reading, especially younger people. And if YA is, for some, what they are able to enjoy best, I’m happy with that.

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