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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

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