The Eva Perry Mock Printz book club has an annual tradition of presenting our own “Oscars” for teen literature, based on the titles published for teens in the previous calendar year. February 28, 2014, was our night! We had a wonderful time, and would like to share this experience with all of you. This video is available here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/44335735
The following titles received multiple nominations for the 2014 Mock Printz Award:
Fangirl, by Rowell
The Parodox of Vertical Flight, by Ostrovski
Eleanor and Park, by Rowell
Coldest Girl in Coldtown, by Black
Steelheart, by Sanderson
All the Truth That’s In Me, by Berry
The School for Good and Evil, by Chainani
Sin-Eater’s Confession, by Bick
Out of the Easy, by Sepetys
The following titles have each been nominated by one person:
Fearless, by Funke
Catherine, by Lindner
The Twelve-Fingered Boy, by Jacobs
Dear Life You Suck, by Blagden
The Wells Bequest, by Shulman
Rapture Practice, by Hartzler
The Golden Day, by Dubosarsky
Scowler, by Kraus
Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets, by Roskos
This Song Will Save Your Life, by Sales
Rose Under Fire, by Wein
Archived, by Schwab
Far Far Away, by McNeal
So – what have we missed?
Summary: When Jeremy Johnson Johnson’s strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.
Alfred A. Knopf
Summary: When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.
Summary: Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, follows the chilling stories of eleven school girls who struggle to identify a mysterious poet in the aftermath of a teacher’s innocence-shattering disappearance.
Nancy Paulsen Books