Never before has the younger generation presented more of a moving target than they do today. Generational reinvention is in full swing. Not only do our kids listen to different music than we do, they do it on entirely different technology platforms — platforms that, themselves, are in a near-constant state of flux. Today's "kids" are masters of mobile communications, social media and so much more. They not only try on new haircuts, and experiment with new drugs, but they explore completely new norms in social behavior ... even new sexual orientations! All the while, they're growing up in a world that's flatter, faster and scarier than ever before.
So, with our kids living on life's razor-sharp, ever-bleeding, leading edge, how do Young Adult novelists stay relevant? Find out, as three of our featured authors share their distinctive strategies.