Printz Award

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 Winner

March: Book Three created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate PowellMarch: Book Three created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell

In the final installment in the trilogy, Congressman Lewis concludes his firsthand account of the civil rights era.  Simultaneously epic and intimate, this dynamic work spotlights pivotal moments through the lens of one who was there from the beginning.

2017 Honor Books

Asking for it by Louise O'NeillThe Passion of Dolssa by Julie BerryScythe by Neal ShustermanThe Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon