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Bacigalupi and Pratchett Win ALA Awards

Paolo Bacigalupi’s Ship Breaker (Little, Brown) won the 2011 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature, announced January 10, 2011 at the American Library Association midwinter conference in San Diego.

Terry Pratchett received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime contribution in writing for young adults.

Also of genre interest: the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production went to The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, narrated by Bahni Turpin (Listening Library).

Publishers Weekly has the full list of ALA award winners and honor books.


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