Mark Haddon (no significant spoillers)

meparks at mtholyoke.edu meparks at mtholyoke.edu
Thu Feb 19 22:30:07 EST 2004


Quoting Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at Proffitt.com>:

> On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 22:41:47 +0000, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
> 
> >>One thing that bugged me a little was that Haddon's book was shelved in
> the
> >>YA section, and it seems a lot more like an adult book to me.  Next thing
> >>you know they're going to stick _To Kill a Mockingbird_ in there just
> >>because the protagonist is a kid....
> >


They _do_ shelve To Kill A Mockingbird in the YA section, quite frequently.  It 
annoyed me when I worked in a Barnes&Noble that more and more classics were 
getting moved into YA and Children's--I guess because so many of them are read 
in high school?

lizzie

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