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The 2015 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books Announced

On Monday, February 2nd the Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults were announced as follows:

“I’ll Give You the Sun,” written by Jandy Nelson, is the 2015 Printz Award winner. The book is published by Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, a Penguin Random House Company.  YA/FIC/NEL

Four Printz Honor Books also were named:

“And We Stay,” by Jenny Hubbard, and published by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc., a Penguin Random House Company.  YA/FIC/HUB

“The Carnival at Bray,” by Jessie Ann Foley, and published by Elephant Rock Books. YA/FIC/FOL

“Grasshopper Jungle,” by Andrew Smith, and published by Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, a Penguin Random House Company.  YA/FIC/SMI

“This One Summer,” by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, and published by First Second.

Those titles in orange are currently in the collection.  The others have been ordered and we’ll get them out as soon as we can!

Updated 2/22/2015