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Young Adult Literature at MSU: Welcome

What's In This Guide

In this guide you will find:

Young Adult literature is a broad category that includes books with main characters generally in their late teens-early twenties or books that are simply of interest to readers in this age group.

This guide provides a sampling of Young Adult books in the MSU library that may of interest. Books for young adults can be found in both the library General Collection and the ERC Juvenile Collection, but when browsing for books you may find it helpful to limit your search to Juvenile Collection.

 

Fantasy

Books in this category use supernatural phenemona as a major element in developing the plot and the setting. Includes sub-genres such as high (epic) fantasy, urban fantasy, alternate history, paranormal romance and horror. Some books may be cross-overs with the fantasy genre.

Science Fiction

Books in this category feature futuristic technologies and scenarios often dealing with outer space, alien life forms, environmental crises, and attempts to save the human race. Some books may be cross-overs with the fantasy genre.

Historical Fiction

Books in this category feature people experiencing real-life situations before or during World War II.

Contemporary Fiction

Books in this category feature people experiencing real-life situations in a contemporary setting.

Romance

Books in this category feature stories of romantic love.

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