The article is an attempt to elaborate on particularly YA novels by Polish writers, Stefan Żeromski, Marcin Szczygieł, Małgorzata Musierowicz, Rafał Kosik, Jerzy Szczygieł, who used in their works own deep (positive and negative) or sometimes “tough” childhood experiences which were registered in their autobiographical memory. The term “autobiographical memory” relates to the complex process of a build of human identity during the whole their life by the two fields, childhood and adulthood. Nonetheless, the core of autobiographical memory are the unique emotions and events which contain diversity information about personal experiences. Sometimes these emotional signs are utilized by writers in their works dedicated to the YA readers and thanks to them the novels become a symbolic, textual “bridge” which connects different generations. Therefore, the author of this article coins the term “emotional text” being of an evidence of co-create certain YA novels by the author’s childhood experiences, including crucial emotions and feelings for them. According to the author, these novels depict the character’s feelings, moods, thinking which are linked with the reception of art and also triggered by the war are a good examples of the “emotional text”.