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Recommended Reading: Printz Award

A collection of ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists.

image of the Prinz Award sealThe 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.

2017 Printz Winner

Printz Honor Books