Book Awards » Michael L. Printz Award - Children's Books

Michael L. Printz AwardCategories: Children's Books, Young Reader's Literature
The Michael L. Printz award highlights works of literary excellence that are written for young adults. The relatively new award, named after a Topeka, Kansas high school librarian, was first presented in July, 1999. Mr. Printz was an active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), and dedicated his life to making sure his students had access to good literature. The award is sponsored by Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association.

2014

Midwinterblood
Midwinterblood
Author: Marcus Sedgwick
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1


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2013

In Darkness
In Darkness
Author: Nick Lake
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Library)

2012

Where Things Come Back
Where Things Come Back
Author: John Corey Whaley
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5


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2011

Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, Bk 1)
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, Bk 1)
Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 28


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback

2010

Going Bovine
Going Bovine
Author: Libba Bray
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 23


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover

2009

Jellicoe Road
Jellicoe Road
Author: Melina Marchetta
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 20


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2008

The White Darkness
The White Darkness
Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5


Other Versions: Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback

2007

American Born Chinese
American Born Chinese
Author: Gene Luen Yang
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 58


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2006

Looking for Alaska
Looking for Alaska
Author: John Green
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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2005

How I Live Now
How I Live Now
Author: Meg Rosoff
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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2004

The First Part Last
The First Part Last
Author: Angela Johnson
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 20


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2003

Postcards from No Man's Land
Postcards from No Man's Land
Author: Aidan Chambers
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2


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2002

A Step from Heaven (Asian Pacific American Award for Literature. Children's and Young Adult. Winner (Awards))
A Step from Heaven (Asian Pacific American Award for Literature. Children's and Young Adult. Winner (Awards))
Author: An Na
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover

2001

Kit's Wilderness
Kit's Wilderness
Author: David Almond
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 11


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2000

Monster
Monster
Author: Walter Dean Myers
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 118


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