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BKLYN Best teen books 2013

On Monday, January 27th, 2014, the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature is given to the best YA book of 2013. See below for the 5 books vying for Brooklyn Public Library's Mock Printz Award, as well as some of our favorite titles of the year!

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Rose under fire

Elizabeth Wein. |

OCD, the dude, and me

by Lauren Roedy Vaughn. |


Andrew Smith. |

Darius & Twig

Walter Dean Myers. |


Hannah Moskowitz. |

Far far away

Tom McNeal. |

Thrice told tales

Catherine Lewis ; illustrated by Joost Swarte. |

When we wake

Karen Healey. |

The lightning dreamer

Margarita Engle. |


Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien. |


Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien. |

Black helicopters

Blythe Woolston. |


Rainbow Rowell. |

More than this

Patrick Ness. |

Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell. |