Firekeeper’s Daughter, the 2022 Printz Award Winner for Excellence in Young Adult Literature is just one of the many books you can see in our Award Winning Books display. Printz Honor books Concrete Rose, Star Fish and Last Night at the Telegraph Club are also there, along with many other recent literary award winners. Stop by your School Library to have a look.
The prestigious YALSA Awards were handed out this week. The biggest prize of note for high school libraries is the Printz Award, for excellence in literature written for young adults. The 2017 Printz Award has been awarded to March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.
Author Katherine Paterson was born on this day in 1932. She is the author of two Newberry Medal winning novels, Jacob Have I Loved and Bridge to Terabithia. She has also written many other fine novels for children and young adults.