Books and Movies 2006 | Many recent Young Adult novels are raunchy, but some now urge responsibility
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 7/01/06, 12:00 am
The world of Young Adult publishing stirs up at least one controversy per year, like last summer's Rainbow Party, an exploration of oral sex in high school. Earlier this year, a New York Times essay called "Wild Things" caused a minor dust-up when feminist Naomi Wolf questioned the appropriateness of three Y/A series for girls.