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Instructional Media Center: Michael L. Printz

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"The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.  The award is  sponsored by Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association."

Winners

2017 March. Book Three -- Lewis 323.1 L587mth

2016 Bone gap -- Ruby F R827bo

2015 I'll give you the sun --Nelson F N334i

2014 Midwinterblood -- Sedgwick F Se28m

2013 In Darkness -- Lake

2012 Where things come back -- Whale F W553w

2011 Ship breaker -- Bacigalupi F B125s

2010 Going bovine -- Bray F B739g

2009 Jellico road -- Marchetta

2008 The white darkness -- McCaughrean

2007 American Born Chinese -- Yang F Y16a

2006 Looking for Alaska -- Green F G823l

2005 How I live now -- Rosoff F R7332h

2004 The first part last -- Johnson F J629f

2003 Postcards from no man's land -- Chambers F C356p

2002 A step from heaven -- Na F N11a

2001 Kit's wilderness -- Almond

2000 Monster -- Myers -- F M992mon

Honor Books ... 2017 - 2010

2017 Asking for it -- O'Neill F On2as

The passion of Dolssa -- Berry F B459p

Scythe -- Shusterman F Sh935s

The sun is also a star -- Yoon F Y81s

2016 The ghosts of heaven -- Sedgwick

Out of darkness -- Perez

2015 And we stay -- Hubbard F H861a

The carnival at Bray -- Foley

Grasshopper jungle -- Smith F Sm51g

This one summer -- Tamaki -- F T143t

2014 Eleanor & Park -- Rowell

Kingdom of little wounds -- Cokal

Maggot moon -- Gardner

Navigating early -- Vanderpool F V285n

2013 Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe -- Saenz

Code name Verity -- Wein

Dodger -- Pratchett

The white bicycle -- Brenna

2012 Jasper Jones -- Silvey F Si39j

The returning -- Hinwood F H598r

The scorpio races -- Stiefvater F St52s

Why we broke up -- Handler F H192w

2011 Nothing -- Teller F T238n

Please ignore Vera Dietz -- King

Revolver -- Sedgwick

Stolen -- Christopher

2010 Charles and Emma: the Darwins' leap of faith -- Heiligman DARWIN B D259H

The monstrumologist -- Yancy F Y15m

Punkzilla -- Rapp F R182p

Tales of the madman underground: an historical romance, 1973 -- Barnes F B262t

Honor Books ... 2009 - 2000

2009 The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the Nation. Volume 2. The kingdom on the waves -- Anderson 

The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks -- Lockhart F L811d

Nation -- Pratchett F P886n

Tender morsels -- Lanagan

2008 Dreamquake -- Knox [Bk. 2: Dreamhunter duet]

One whole and perfect day -- Clarke

Repossessed -- Jenkins

Your own, Sylvia: a portrait of Sylvia Plath -- Hemphill

2007 The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the Nation. Volume 1. The pox party -- Anderson 

An abundance of Katherines -- Green

The book thief -- Zusak F Z89b

Surrender -- Harnett

2006 Black juice -- Lanagan

I am the messenger -- Zusak

John Lennon: all I want is the truth, a photographic biography -- Partridge

A wreath for Emmett Till -- Nelson 808.1 N335w

2005 Airborn -- Oppel

Chanda's secrets -- Stratton

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy --- Schmidt F Sch53l

2004 The earth, my butt, and other big round things -- Mackler

Fat kid rules the world -- Going

Keesha's house -- Frost

A northern light -- Donnelly

2003 Hole in my life -- Gantos F G158h

The house of the scorpion -- Farmer F F2297h

My heartbeat -- Freymann-Weyr

2002 Freewill -- Lynch

Heart to heart: new poems inspired by twentieth-century -- Abrams

Freewill -- Lynch

The ropemaker -- Dickinson

True believer -- Wolff F W833t

2001 Angus, thongs, and full frontal snogging: confessions of Georgia Nicolson -- Rennison

The body of Christopher Creed -- Plum-Ucci

Many stones -- Coman

Stuck in Neutral -- Trueman

2000 Hard love -- Wittlinger

Skellig -- Almond F Al68s

Speak -- Anderson F An239s