YA Book Award Winners

January 21, 2011 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

It’s book awards season again!  Check out some of these award winners and honor books, available in the teen section of the library.  (Only the books owned by the library are listed here; for the full awards lists, just click the name of the award.)

The Printz Award
“The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.”  

Winner: Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Honor Books: 
Stolen by Lucy Christopher
Please Ignore Vera Dietz  by A.S. King
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick
Nothing by Janne Teller

   
The Stonewall Book Awards for Children’s & YA Literature
Honoring “books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered experience.”

Honor Books:
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
Love Drugged by James Klise
   
The Odyssey Award
Awarded “to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.”

Honor Book:
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (Available on CD.)
   
The William C. Morris YA Debut Award
“Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens.”  

Finalists:
Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey
Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber

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Entry filed under: Audiobooks, awards, book lists, new books.

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