By Jessica Mizzi 10 min read
Growing up is one of the most difficult things to do. These twelve novels capture the coming-of-age experience set against our imperfect world.
By Kathleen Anne Kenney 5 min read
Kathleen Anne Kenney explains why reading is crucial for adolescents, and gets personal as she talks about how books impacted her as she was growing up.
By Sharon Solwitz 4 min read
What is it about the teenage experience that makes it so rich a source for writers? Author Sharon Solwitz joins Signature to explain.
By Francesca Segal 5 min read
Author Francesca Segal felt more grown-up in her adolescent years than she does now as an adult, and suspects she's not the only one that feels this way.
By Keith Rice 4 min read
‘Stand by Me,’ Rob Reiner’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novella, is as resonant today as it was upon arrival thirty years ago.
By Ivy Pochoda 5 min read
For Signature's That Summer series, Ivy Pochoda - author of Visitation Street - recalls her travels as a foreign exchange student in Paris, trapped in the tedium of adolescence.