Congratulations are in order for the winner of the 2011 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature, Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi, which was also on the short list for a National Book Award this year.
2011 Printz Honor Books:
Stolen (Lucy Christopher)
Please Ignore Vera Dietz (A.S. King)
Nothing (Janne Teller)
Also, congrats to the recipient of the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston.