Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. In the s, two influential adult novels, The Catcher in the Rye and Young adult reading of the Flieswhich were not initially marketed to adolescents, still attracted the attention of the adolescent demographic. He and Emaline have been together all through high school in Colby, the beach town where they both grew up. A modern teen and a black slave, separated by hundreds of years. In the s, young adult literature began Young adult reading the envelope in terms of the subject matter that was considered appropriate for their audience: Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.