Another year has come and gone and it’s Mock Printz award time. If you are wondering who the candidates were EarlyWord has a list. And the winner is (drum roll) Kenneth Oppel’s “Half Brother,” published by Scholastic:
Honorable mentions are as follows: “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” by John Green and David Levithan, published by Dutton Juvenile.
Tony DiTerlizzi “The Search for WondLa,” published by Simon & Schuster.
And finally, Holly Black’s “White Cat (Curse Workers, Book 1)” published by Margaret K. McElderry/ Simon & Schuster.
Have a peek at EarlyWord to see what young people are saying about individual titles.