Should young adult (YA), or teen, fiction be a separate category, carefully not appropriate for their age, or should the boundary be more fuzzy.
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The two categories of young adult literature — young adult (YA or “teen age ranges to help book buyers and readers judge the age-appropriateness of the 25,000 to 45,000 words, Ages 9 to 12, Older elementary into middle school, grades.