The Printz awards have been announced. They are the most prestigious awards in the US of A for young adult literature. And the winner is an Australian: Melina Marchetta for Jellicoe Road. One of the honour books is Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan.
CONGRATULATIONS, Melina and Margo!!!! Genius recognised!!!
I’m also thrilled that non-Australian E. Lockhart’s The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks was also an honour book. How fabulous is that?
Tender Morsels and Frankie Landau are two of my fave books ever. I LOVE them!1
I also note that at least three of the books are fantasy! How bout that?
I haven’t read any of the other books on the list but I’m sure they’re just as fabulous. Unfortunately for me, none of them are set in the 1930s. So I won’t get to read them for awhile. Woe.
- Though I’m still not convinced Tender Morsels is YA. [↩]