Teenage literature (English young adult literature) — the literature intended for teenagers.
At the mention of foreign-language literature of young adult literature presented in a genre the name of a genre is transferred differently, for example, yang-edalt, youth literature, literature for teenagers. The concept English young adult belongs to age from 17 to 21 years, and teenage age by earlier period.
In the USA teenage literature (English young adult literature) by definition of Office of literature for teenagers of the American library association is intended for aged people from 12 to 18 years.
In the Russian tradition teenage literature is substantially included in concept of the children’s literature intended for readers till 15–16 years.
Teenage literature is one of literary genres. Features of literature for teenagers are the multidimensional plot, creation of intensity instead of use of shock effect, bright characters, exact and detailed transfer of the facts, authentic dialogues, clear style of a statement, sense of humour, the intriguing introduction and the memorable ending