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Children's and Young Adult Book Awards: Michael L. Printz Award

Printz Award Criteria

The 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.

Past Winner and Honor Books

2022 Printz Award Winner and Honor Books

2022 Michael L. Printz Award Title

2022 Michael L. Printz Honor Titles

2021 Printz Award Winner and Honor Books

2021 Michael L. Printz Award Title

2021 Michael L. Printz Honor Titles