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Is young adult fiction too 'preachy'?

August 23rd, 2016

Episode 1153 of 1342 episodes

Young adult fiction novels are full of "petty anxieties" and deny teenagers a proper literary education, claims educational consultant Joe Nutt. Young adult fiction author Francesca Simon, who is known for the Horrid Henry series, challenges Mr Nutt on his views. (Image: Young adult fiction. Credit: Rolf Marriott)

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