The Young Adult YA fiction genre is a category aimed at teens, but many of the books have an adult following, as well. For authors wishing to publish a book in the YA arena, here are some facts and figures about the marketplace for these books. In most if not all cases , the protagonists of the novels fall within those age ranges, and the story is told through teenage eyes. Twelve to 18 is a big spread in age, from both reading and personal developmental levels. There's also a big spread in subject matter. YA books are known to span all manner of worlds and topics — contemporary, dystopian, romance , paranormal, drugs, sex, gender issues, parental divorce, terminal cancer, bullying.
Literary food moments in young adult books
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Adequate nutrition is important during the young adult years for proper growth and development. Today's teenagers consume more than the recommended amounts of fat, added sugars and simple carbohydrates and inadequate amounts of whole grains, produce, zinc, iron and calcium. Focusing on including the necessary nutrients in a young adult's diet can help him have more energy and be healthier. During puberty, it's important for children to consume enough calories for proper development. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, boys need about 2, calories per day while girls needs 2, calories per day.
Nutrition Guidelines for Young Adults
Everyone has to do it eventually but surprisingly few YA fiction books have any reference to it. That wound up being harder to find than I expected which also made me think that others might be interested in a more exhaustive list of books for teens with bakers, chefs, and foodies. The description of him baking his chocolate chip cookies is guaranteed to make you hungry!
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