This post from the Boing Boing blog made my day.
Young adult sections in bookstores – a parallel universe of little-regarded awesomeness
Many of us grew up in an era before the young adult section – when the kids’ section in the store was just picture books and some 400-volume sharecropped series like Sweet Valley High. No longer – practically every bookstore now sports a large (and growing) YA section filled with some of the most amazing work being done in any literary genre today.
(The same goes for your local library…Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother will be in our collection soon!) -Bri