The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.
This year's winner is I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. Check out the Printz Honor Books and past years' winners at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/printz-award
Copies are available at the Library.