Printz Award - Children's and Young Adult Book Awards - Research Guides at Vanderbilt UniversityThe Michael L. Printz Award is an American Library Association literary award that annually recognizes the "best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit ". Up to four worthy runners-up may be designated Honor Books and three or four have been named every year. The Printz Award was founded in for publications. Jonathon Hunt, a Horn Book reviewer, hopes that the Printz Award can create a "canon as revered as that of the Newbery.
2011 Printz Awards
Children's and Young Adult Book Awards: Printz Award
The two most significant YA awards are the Michael L. Printz Award , which has one annual winner and one or more honor books, and the Margaret Edwards Award , which is for lifetime achievement and is cross-referenced here to that page. The links in the book titles take you to Amazon; if you prefer you can search for information on IndieBound , the website of the independent booksellers. This award goes annually to "a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. Strange the Dreamer , by Laini Taylor. The Passion of Dolssa , by Julie Berry. Scythe , by Neal Shusterman.
Past Printz Winners
To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Discover new books on Goodreads. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. The Michael L.