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Award Winning Teen Books

Michael L. Printz Award

Michael L. Printz Award is given annually to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

This booklist was contributed by Appleton Public Library Reference and Information Services Staff, 2/07 


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One whole and perfect day by Judith Clarke(2007)Honor
As her irritating family prepares to celebrate her grandfather's eightieth birthday, sixteen-year-old Lily yearns for just one whole perfect day together.

Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill(2007) 037583799X
The author interprets the people, events, influences and art that made up the brief life of Sylvia Plath.

Repossessed by A.M. Jenkins(2007)Honor
A fallen angel, tired of being unappreciated while doing his pointless, demeaning job, leaves Hell, enters the body of a seventeen-year-old boy, and tries to experience the full range of human feelings before being caught and punished, while the boy's family and friends puzzle over his changed behavior.

Dreamquake: Book Two of the Dreamhunter Duet by Elizabeth Knox(2007)Honor
Aided by her family and her creation, Nown, Laura investigates the powerful Regulatory Body's involvement in mysterious disappearances and activities and learns, in the process, the true nature of the Place in which dreams are found.

The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean(2005)Winner
Taken to Antarctica by the man she thinks of as her uncle for what she believes to be a vacation, Symone--a troubled fourteen year old--discovers that he is dangerously obsessed with seeking Symme's Hole, an opening that supposedly leads into the center of a hollow Earth.

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