Trend in Teen Lit: Fewer Happy Endings Today's literature for young adults tackles mature topics with increasing complexity. Critics say traditional coming-of-age stories are being told with fewer value judgments and easy, moralistic answers for life's problems. NPR's Jason DeRose reports.
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Trend in Teen Lit: Fewer Happy Endings

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Trend in Teen Lit: Fewer Happy Endings

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Trend in Teen Lit: Fewer Happy Endings

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Today's literature for young adults tackles mature topics with increasing complexity. Critics say traditional coming-of-age stories are being told with fewer value judgments and easy, moralistic answers for life's problems. NPR's Jason DeRose reports.