The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the American Library Association’s Young Adult Library Services Association.
The White Darkness
Taken to Antarctica by the man she thinks of as her uncle for what she believes to be a vacation, Symone-a troubled fourteen year old-discovers that he is dangerously obsessed with seeking an opening that supposedly leads into the center of a hollow Earth.
Laura investigates the involvement of the powerful Regulatory Body in mysterious disappearances and learns, in the process, the true nature of the Place in which dreams are found.
A fallen angel, tired of being unappreciated while doing his pointless, demeaning job, leaves Hell, enters the body of a seventeen-year-old boy, and tries to experience the full range of human feelings before being caught and punished.
Your Own Sylvia
A novel in verse. The author interprets the people, events, influences and art that made up the brief life of Sylvia Plath.