Epic Reads Creates a History of YA Books

By Dianna Dilworth 

In a move to come up with a definition of YA, EpicReads.com has created a timeline that lays out the history of the YA novel.

From The Outsiders to The Hunger Games, the site explains how the genre has evolved over the decades. Check it out:

Once upon a time, there was only adult books, and that sucked. But then, in the 1940s and 50s, Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys helped paved the way for modern YA which began to blossom in the 1960s.

Follow this link to watch the video.