Printz and Alex Awards

ghostsIf you haven’t already done so, you may want to check out some of these titles that were honoured with 2016 ALA Youth Media Awards:

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:

  • Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Printz Honor Books:

  • Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez
  • The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick

Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences:

  • All Involved by Ryan Gattis
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis
  • Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong
  • Girl at War by Sara Nović
  • Half the World by Joe Abercrombie
  • Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton
  • Sacred Heart by Liz Suburbia
  • Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League by Dan-el Padilla Peralta
  • The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen

See the full list of all the 2016 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

We have some of these books already and many more will be arriving on our shelves very soon!

(Source: American Library Association)

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