Michael L Printz Award

Excellence in literature for young adults

2021 Winner & Honors

Previous Winners

2020: Dig by A.S. King

2019: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

2018: We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

2017: March: Book Three by John Lewis

2016 : Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

2015: I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

2014: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

2013: In Darkness by Nick Lake

2012: Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

2011: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

2010: Going Bovine by Libba Bray

2009: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

2008: The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

2007: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

2006: Looking for Alaska by John Green

2005: how i live now by Meg Rosoff

2004: The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

2003: Postcards from No Man’s Land by Aidan Chambers

2002: A Step from Heaven by An Na