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YALSA's Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

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The monstrumologist Teen Book The monstrumologist
2010 Honor Book: In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.

Yancey, Richard.
TEEN YANCEY
Punkzilla Teen Book Punkzilla
2010 Honor Book: "Punkzilla" is on a mission to see his older brother "P", before "P" dies of cancer. Still buzzing from his last hit of meth, he embarks on a days-long trip from Portland, Ore. to Memphis, Tenn., writing letters to his family and friends. Along the way, he sees a sketchier side of America and worries if he will make it to see his brother in time.

Rapp, Adam.
TEEN RAPP
Tales of the Madman Underground :   (an historical romance 1973) Teen Book Tales of the Madman Underground : (an historical romance 1973)
2010 Honor Book: In September 1973, as the school year begins in his depressed Ohio town, high-school senior Kurt Shoemaker determines to be "normal," despite his chaotic home life with his volatile, alcoholic mother and the deep loyalty and affection he has for his friends in the therapy group dubbed the Madman Underground.

Barnes, John, 1957-
TEEN BARNES
The body of Christopher Creed Teen Book The body of Christopher Creed
2001 Honor Book. Torey Adams, a high school junior with a seemingly perfect life, struggles with doubts and questions surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the class outcast.

Plum-Ucci, Carol, 1957-
TEEN PLUM UC
American born Chinese Teen Book American born Chinese
2007 Award Winner. Yang draws from American pop culture and ancient Chinese mythology in his groundbreaking work. Expertly told in words and pictures, Yang’s story in three parts follows a Chinese American teenager’s struggle to define himself against racial stereotypes.

Yang, Gene Luen.
TEEN YANG
The Pox party Teen Book The Pox party
2007 Honor Book. He is a boy dressed in silks and white wigs and given the best of classical educations. Raised by a mysterious group of rational philosophers known only by numbers, the boy and his mother- a princess in exile from a faraway land- are the only people in their household assigned names. As the boy's regal mother, Cassiopeia, entertains the house scholars with her beauty and wit, young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies. Only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments- and his own chilling role in them.

Anderson, M. T.
TEEN ANDERSO
An abundance of Katherines Teen Book An abundance of Katherines
2007 Honor Book. Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

Green, John, 1977-
TEEN GREEN
Surrender Teen Book Surrender
2007 Honor Book. As he is dying, a twenty-year-old man known as Gabriel recounts his troubled childhood and his strange relationship with a dangerous counterpart named Finnigan.

Hartnett, Sonya.
TEEN HARTNET
The book thief Teen Book The book thief
2007 Honor Book. Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Zusak, Markus.
TEEN ZUSAK
Looking for Alaska :  a novel Teen Book Looking for Alaska : a novel
2006 Award Winner. Tired of his boring existence, 16-year-old Miles “Pudge” Halter heads off to seek his Great Perhaps at an Alabama boarding school, where new-found freedom, guilty pleasures and an enigmatic girl named Alaska hurl him into life.

Green, John, 1977-
TEEN GREEN
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