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The Michael L. Printz Award is given to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. Printz was a school librarian who was active in YALSA. To learn more about his life, and his contributions to young adult literature, check out A Printz of a Man.

Many of the Printz Award winners can be found in the Y Fiction collection in the Youth Services Department.

2014 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honors

Title

Author

Winner

Midwinterblood/a>

Marcus Sedgwick

Honor

Eleanor and Park

Rainbow Rowell

Honor

The Kingdom of Little Wounds

Suzann Cokal

Honor

Maggot Moon

Sally Gardner, Illustrated by Julian Crouch

Honor

Navigating Early

Clare Vanderpool