YA novels

Word Count Statistics – What’s in a Word?

I was doing some research on the internet about average word count for different types of books.  Here's what I found from author, Cassandra Marshall: Average Word Counts Micro-Fiction - up to 100 words Flash Fiction - 100 - 1,000 words, usually no more than 500. Short Story - 1,000 - 7,500 words Novellette - 7,500 - 18,000 words Novella -20,000 - 45,000 words General Novel - 50,000 -110,000 Genre Guidelines Picture Books -200-500 words Early Readers - 500-2000 words Chapter Books - 5,000-10,000 words Middle Grade - 25,000-45,000 words, most averaging 35k. Young adult...

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