Young-adult science fiction tackles ethics. We think of young-adult novels as a fun ride, or as a vehicle for exploring alienation. But the American Library Association has a great list of YA titles with thought-provoking ethical questions, from Ender's Game to Sherri L. Smith's Orleans.


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Is Ender's Game really YA? Books of that genre are supposed to be easy to tackle,and Card's novel proposes some complex ideas.

Personally I'd be goddamn if I write something specifically for an age demographic. Then again nowadays there are sci-fi books targeted at people who likes to imagine dinosaur on human sex,so what the Hell do I know...