This tag should be used for questions about writing intended for readers between 8 and 12 years old. For readers between 12 and 18 years old use [young-adult]. For readers under 8 use [children]. For questions about characters, use [child-characters]. For questions about children or teens who are writers, use [young-author].
This tag can be used for questions about fiction or nonfiction, as long as it is aimed at pre-teen readers.
Middle grade writing is similar to young adult but will generally have younger protagonists and themes more suited to that age range. Upper middle grade is included in this tag and refers to writing pitched at the older end of the age range. Middle grade novels span all genres. Exact age ranges may vary publisher to publisher.
For readers under 8 use children
For readers ages 12-18 use young-adult
For questions about characters who are children (especially in adult books), use child-characters
For questions about children or teens who are writers, use young-author