Popular young adult series are riddled with harmful stereotypes
By Natalie Vinh
Authors have built empires through young adult fiction.
Popular series like J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter,” Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson” and Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight” are household names in the United States. As of 2018, 500 million copies of “Harry Potter” have been sold across the world, and in the very first...