Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature

The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature.


March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

2017 Printz Award Winner


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The Sun Is Also a Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553496680
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 1st, 2016

2017 Printz Honor Book


Scythe Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442472426
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 22nd, 2016

2017 Printz Honor Book


Asking for It Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681445373
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Published: Quercus Books - April 5th, 2016

2017 Printz Honor Book


The Passion of Dolssa Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451469922
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2016

2017 Printz Honor Book


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Bone Gap Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062317605
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - March 3rd, 2015

2016 Printz Award Winner


Out of Darkness Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781467742023
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - September 2015

2016 Printz Honor Book


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The Ghosts of Heaven Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626721258
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 6th, 2015

2016 Printz Honor Book


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I'll Give You the Sun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803734968
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Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2014

2015 Printz Award Winner


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And We Stay Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385740579
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 28th, 2014

2015 Printz Honor Book


Grasshopper Jungle Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525426035
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dutton Books - February 11th, 2014

2015 Printz Honor Book


This One Summer Cover Image
By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596437746
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Published: First Second - May 6th, 2014

2015 Printz Honor Book