Named for the 18th century British bookseller. It is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Michael L. Printz Award
This award is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It is awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman