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From 'The Giver' to 'Twilight,' Young Adult Fiction Helps Teens Grow Up

Several stories in the genre grapple with what it means for young people to take on adult responsibilities

Several stories in the genre feature young people taking on adult responsibilities

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Last week, the about the next big thing in young adult movie gold rush: Jeff Bridges purchased the movie rights to Lois Lowry's distopian young adult classic and planned to play the title roles. , set in a future where the remaining citizens of an endangered society have erased any signs of difference between them in the name of maintaining peace and order, follows a year in the life of a boy picked to take on

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