Our 2011 Mock Printz Awards!

2011 Eva Perry Mock Printz Medal
Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

2011 Eva Perry Mock Printz Honors
The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Nothing by Janne Teller
Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde

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The Replacement, by Brenna Yovanoff

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Mackie Doyle knows that he replaced a human child when he was just an infant, and when a friend’s sister disappears he goes against his family’s and town’s deliberate denial of the problem to confront the beings that dwell under the town, tampering with human lives. 343 p., Razorbill.

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You Don’t Even Know Me, by Sharon Flake

Summary: Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant–and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he’s scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door–well, that’s a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys.  Jump at the Sun

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