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All: Age Demographics

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Adult Fiction

Fiction intended for (and usually about) adults

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Chapter Book

Story book for intermediate readers aged 7-10. Story told through prose > pictures but still contains illustrations.

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Children's Classic

Novels for children or young adults that are considered classics.

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Coming-of-Age

Focuses on the psychological & moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood. Dialogue/internal monologue > action.

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Juvenile Lit

Written for readers up to age 12.

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Künstlerroman

German for 'artist's novel.' Narrative about an artist's growth to maturity.

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Middle-Grade Fiction

Novels for children aged 8-12. Smaller word count and significantly less mature & complex than young adult.

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New Adult Fiction

Bridges the gap between young adult & adult fiction. Protagonists are typically aged 18-25 and the narrative focuses on issues prevalent in the transition from childhood to adulthood, such as leaving home, going to college, or getting a job.

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Nursery Rhyme

Traditional poem or song for children.

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Picture Book

Most often aimed at young children with combined visual and verbal narratives.

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School Story

Stories featuring pre-adolescent/adolescent protagonists and their school life, most commonly at boarding school.

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Young Adult

Fiction written for/marketed to adolescents. Subject matter correlates with the age/experience of the protagonist, aged 13-18. Common themes include friendship, first love, relationships, and identity.

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