Monday, January 26, 2009

Youth Media Awards

Today was a big day for us library nerds. The Youth Media Awards were announced this morning and we thought we would compile the winners and honors for you. Have you read any of them? Let us know by doing a review!

Michael L. Printz Award:

Jellico Road
by Melina Marchetta






Printz Honor Books:

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing. Vol. 2, The Kingdom on the Waves
by M.T. Anderson







The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
by E. Lockhart







Nation
by Terry Pratchett






Tender Morsels
by Margo Lanagan







Alex Awards:

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
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


The Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book:

Becoming Billie Holiday
by Carole Boston Weatherford


Schneider Family Book Award for Teens:

Jerk, California
by Jonathan Friesen


Pura Belpre Author Award Winner:


The Surrender Tree : Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
by Margarita Engle
(local author)



Pura Belpre Honor Book:

Reaching Out
by Francisco Jimenez


Mildred L. Batchelder Award:

Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi

Batchelder Honor Book:

Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis


William C. Morris Award:

A Curse Dark As Gold
by Elizabeth C. Bunce

1 comment:

Jennifer B said...

Oh No! MORE excellent books to read??!! Where will I find the time?! A girl's gotta have a little time for 24 and Lost too, you know?