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Finding a Place in the World: 12 Coming-of-Age Novels to Read Now

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.


Coming of Age and Literature: The Power of Reading as an Adolescent

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.


The Appeal of the Teenage Experience in Writing, Explained

What is it about the teenage experience that makes it so rich a source for writers? Author Sharon Solwitz joins Signature to explain.


The Return to Childhood: Growing Older, Not Growing Up

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.


30 Years On: Stephen King’s ‘Stand by Me’ Still Gets It

‘Stand by Me,’ Rob Reiner’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novella, is as resonant today as it was upon arrival thirty years ago.


Parisian Parties and the Tedium of Adolescence, by Ivy Pochoda

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.