Michael L. Printz Award Announced!

midwinterblood bookjacketWhile many were watching the Grammy’s last night, librarians and avid readers across the United States were waiting to hear the winners of the Youth Media Awards announced this morning.  The Michael L. Printz Award recognizes excellence in literature for young adults.  This year’s winner is Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick!  The four honor titles are listed below.  Are you surprised by the winner and honor books?  What did you think was the best book of the past year?


Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick




Honor Books

Eleanor & Park bookjacketkingdom of little wounds bookjacketmaggot moon bookjacketnavigating early bookjacket