Monthly Archives: June 2011

More from Ms. Gurdon

“Darkness Too Visible” columnist defends her previous stance in a new article “My ‘Reprehensible’ Take on Teen Literature.” Le sigh.

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Great NPR Discussion on YA Literature

The Young Adult Literature world is buzzing about an article in the WSJ titled “Darkness Too Visible.”  The article’s author wonders whether current young adult literature is too “dark.” NPR invited the author of the article on to discuss her…

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Preach it, Sherman!

Great article by Sherman Alexie titled ” Why The Best Kids Books Are Written In Blood ” which is a response to Meghan Cox Gurdon’s article “Darkness Too Visible”   The Gurdon article seems to feel that current teen fiction might…

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