The founder of the creative writing program that inspired author Angie Thomas to write “The Hate U Give” remembers how the book started.
Diversity in children's and young adult literature is important, book publishers and librarians say.
By Corinne Segal
Young adult fiction is one of the most successful categories of book sales for the publishing industry today, and authors who've traditionally wrote for an older crowd have begun to dip their pen in YA ink.
By Tracy Wholf
Young adult literature has become a booming business and one of the fastest growing book categories for publishers in recent years, with more than 715 million books sold in 2013 -- mostly to adults. NewsHour Weekend's Tracy Wholf reports.
By PBS NewsHour
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