Young Adult Science Fiction Is Getting More Pessimistic, Less Scientific

"[In] the Golden Age... there was an emphasis on writing for young people, to essentially hook them and get them excited about the genre, so they would become lifelong science fiction readers. And in those works, juveniles written by people like Heinlein and Asimov and Andre Norton and such, there was this sense that… » 9/23/09 6:30am 9/23/09 6:30am