Young Adult Books Will Rule the World

Timeline created by Abby Harrison
  • First YA Librarian

    First YA Librarian
    Mabel Williams Atkinson, J. (1986, Fall). Pioneers in public library service to young adults. Top of the News, 43 (1), 30
  • YA gets a name.

    YA gets a name.
    Earliest documented use of the term YA for teen books. "Girl Reading." Flickr. Web. 5 June 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/o5com/4951618678/
  • First Queen of YA

    First Queen of YA
    Movie trailer
    S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders is published.
  • YA paperbacks published

    YA paperbacks published
  • YA books become their own genre

    YA books become their own genre
  • Graphic Novels appear

    Graphic Novels appear
    Bleach,
    Naruto,
    Deathnote
  • Twilight becomes YA bestseller.

    Twilight becomes YA bestseller.
  • Ya books made into movies

    Ya books made into movies
    Beastly,
    Kind of a Funny Story,
    Twilight,
    Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
    Hunger Games
  • YA books become top sellers

    YA books become top sellers
    Twilight,
    Looking for Alaska,
    Pretty Little Liars
  • #YASaves Twitter Tag trends in US and world

    #YASaves Twitter Tag trends in US and world
    Darkness Too Visible In response to a Wall Street Journal article claiming YA Lit. is too dark 15,000 plus people have tweeted about how YA literature has saved and/or helped them personally. The Wall Street Journal article has 34 comments.
  • YA Books take over the world!

    YA Books take over the world!
    And I become the Queen! :)
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