[kids-lib] ALA youth awards (Printz and Alex)

Katie Anderson anderson_katie at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Mon Jan 26 12:48:22 PST 2009

Laurie Halse Anderson is the recipient of the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her outstanding lifetime contribution to writing for teens.

Michael L. Printz Award: "Jellicoe Road" by Melina Marchetta 

Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences. 
"City of Thieves" by David Benioff 
"The Dragons of Babel" by Michael Swanwick 
"Finding Nouf" by Zoe Ferraris 
"The Good Thief" by Hannah Tinti 
"Just After Sunset: Stories" by Stephen King 
"Mudbound" by Hillary Jordan 
"Over and Under" by Todd Tucker 
"The Oxford Project" by Stephen G. Bloom 
"Sharp Teeth" by Toby Barlow 
"Three Girls and Their Brother" by Theresa Rebeck
To find out the Printz honor titles and more information visit MSNBC at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28857052/.
Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us, 503-378-2528
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