Young Adult Book Awards
The two most significant YA awards are the Michael L. Printz Award, which has one annual winner and one or more honor books, and the Margaret Edwards Award, which is for lifetime achievement and is cross-referenced here to that page.
The links in the book titles take you to Amazon; if you prefer you can search for information on IndieBound, the website of the independent booksellers.
The Michael L. Printz Award
This award goes annually to "a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature."
Printz Award winners:
- 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 (also a CSK Award winner).
- 2003: Postcards from No Man's Land, by Aidan Chambers.
- 2002: A Step from Heaven, by An Na.
Printz Honor books:
More information about the Printz Award: this link leads to the official site for the Award, which includes a complete list of past winners.
- Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire SaenzAlso a Pura Belpré Author Award winner.
- Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein
- Dodger, by Terry Pratchett
- The White Bicycle, by Beverley Brenna
- Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman
- The Returning, by Christine Hinwood
- Jasper Jones, by Craig Silvey
- The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater
- Stolen, by Lucy Christopher.
- Please Ignore Vera Dietz, by A.S. King.
- Revolver, by Marcus Sedgwick.
- Nothing, by Janne Teller.
- Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith, by Deborah Heiligman.
- The Monstrumologist, by Rick Yancey.
- Punkzilla, by Adam Rapp.
- Tales of the Madman Underground: An Historical Romance, 1973, by John Barnes.
- The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume II, 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.
- Dreamquake: Book Two of the Dreamhunter Duet, by Elizabeth Knox.
- One Whole and Perfect Day, by Judith Clarke.
- Repossessed, by A.M. Jenkins.
- Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath, by Stephanie Hemphill.
- The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party, by M.T. Anderson (also an NBA Young People's Award winner).
- An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green.
- Surrender, by Sonya Hartnett.
- The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak.
- Black Juice, by Margo Lanagan.
- I Am the Messenger,by Markus Zusak.
- John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth, by Elizabeth Partridge.
- A Wreath for Emmett Till, by Marilyn Nelson.
- Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel.
- Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, by Gary D. Schmidt.
- Chanda's Secrets, by Allan Stratton.
- A Northern Light, by Jennifer Donnelly.
- The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler.
- Keesha's House, by Helen Frost.
- Fat Kid Rules the World, by K.L. Going.
- Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art, edited by Jan Greenberg.
- Freewill, by Chris Lynch.
- The Ropemaker, by Peter Dickinson.
- True Believer, by Virginia Euwer Wolff.
The Margaret A. Edwards Award
This is a "lifetime contribution" award for young adult writing, and so I cross-reference it here.
This page was compiled by Harold Underdown ( Google + Profile ) from information available on public websites.