Sunday, June 5, 2011

Interesting Twitter Trend #YAsaves

Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal posted an article that accuses YA literature of being too violent, dark, etc.

Whether you agree with the author, Meghan Cox Gurdon, is up to you.

In response, however, YA author Maureen Johnson started a tweeting trend on twitter that included people describing the ways YA literature has influenced them.  You can find some of the comments at!/search?q=%23yasaves (or searching #YAsaves on

Many of the comments are moving.  I highly recommend giving them a glance.

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