Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Michael L. Printz Award

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    2010

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    Going bovine

    Bray, Libba.

    Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen year-old who, after being diagnosed with Creutzfeld Jakob's (aka mad cow) disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed video gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure.

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    The monstrumologist : William James Henry

    Yancey, Richard.

    In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.

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    2009

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    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation

    Anderson, M. T.

    After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment, Octavian and his friends soon find themselves engaged in naval raids on the Virginia coastline as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.

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    The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks : a novel

    Lockhart, E.

    The story of a teenage girl who attends a highly competitive boarding school.

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    Nation

    Pratchett, Terry.

    After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives.

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    2007

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    American born Chinese

    Yang, Gene Luen.

    Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.

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    American born Chinese

    Yang, Gene Luen.

    Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.

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    American born Chinese

    Yang, Gene Luen.

    Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.

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    An abundance of Katherines

    Green, John, 1977-

    Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

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    An abundance of Katherines

    Green, John, 1977-

    Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

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    Surrender

    Hartnett, Sonya.

    As he is dying, a twenty-year-old man known as Gabriel recounts his troubled childhood and his strange relationship with a dangerous counterpart named Finnigan.

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    2006

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    Looking for Alaska

    Green, John, 1977-

    Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

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    Looking for Alaska : a novel

    Green, John, 1977-

    Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

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    I am the messenger

    Zusak, Markus.

    After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.

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    I am the messenger

    Zusak, Markus.

    After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.

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    I am the messenger

    Zusak, Markus.

    After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.

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    A wreath for Emmett Till

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

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    2005

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    How I live now

    Rosoff, Meg.

    To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.

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    Airborn

    Oppel, Kenneth.

    Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

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    Chanda's secrets

    Stratton, Allan.

    Sixteen-year-old Chanda Kabelo loves school and dreams of winning a scholarship one day, but finds herself overwhelmed by the growing African AIDS epidemic, which complicates her already troublesome family and personal life.

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    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy

    Schmidt, Gary D.

    In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.

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    2004

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    The first part last

    Johnson, Angela.

    Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter.

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    A northern light

    Donnelly, Jennifer.

    In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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    A northern light

    Donnelly, Jennifer.

    In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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    Keesha's house

    Frost, Helen, 1949-

    Seven teens facing such problems as pregnancy, closeted homosexuality, and abuse each describe in poetic forms what caused them to leave home and where they found home again.

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    The earth, my butt, and other big, round things

    Mackler, Carolyn.

    Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.

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    2003

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    Postcards from no man's land

    Chambers, Aidan.

    Alternates between two stories--comtemporarily, seventeen-year-old Jacob visits a daunting Amsterdam at the request of his English grandmother--and historically, nineteen-year-old Geertrui relates her experience of British soldiers's attempts to liberate Holland from its German occupation.

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    The house of the scorpion

    Farmer, Nancy.

    In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patr—n, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

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    The house of the scorpion

    Farmer, Nancy.

    In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patron, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

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    The house of the scorpion

    Farmer, Nancy, 1941-

    In the country of Opium lives a boy named Matt, who is a clone of the powerful drug lord, El Patron. His purpose is to extend the life of El Patron when his own body fails him. It is impermissible for him to meet others, but when he sees a group of children outside the window, curiosity besets him.

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    The house of the scorpion

    Farmer, Nancy, 1941-

    In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

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    My heartbeat

    Weyr, Garret.

    As she tries to understand the closeness between her older brother and his best friend, fourteen-year-old Ellen finds her relationship with each of them changing.

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    2002

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    A step from heaven

    Na, An, 1972-

    A young Korean girl and her family find it difficult to learn English and adjust to life in America.

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    Heart to heart : new poems inspired by twentieth-century American art

    A compilation of poems by Americans writing about American art in the twentieth century, including such writers as Nancy Willard, Jane Yolen, and X.J. Kennedy.

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    True believer

    Wolff, Virginia Euwer.

    Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to.

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    2001

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    Many stones

    Coman, Carolyn.

    After her sister Laura is murdered in South Africa, Berry and her estranged father travel there to participate in the dedication of a memorial in her name.

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    The body of Christopher Creed

    Plum-Ucci, Carol, 1957-

    Torey Adams, a high school junior with a seemingly perfect life, struggles with doubts and questions surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the class outcast.

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    Stuck in neutral

    Trueman, Terry.

    Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.

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    2000

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    Monster

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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    Skellig

    Almond, David, 1951-

    Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.

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    Speak

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.

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    Speak

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.

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    Hard love

    Wittlinger, Ellen.

    After starting to publish a zine in which he writes his secret feelings about his lonely life and his parents' divorce, sixteen-year-old John meets an unusual girl and begins to develop a healthier personality.

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    2010

    Tales of the Madman Underground : (an historical romance 1973)

    Barnes, John

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Punkzilla

    Rapp, Adam

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2009

    Tender morsels

    Lanagan, Margo

    Not Owned by Library

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    2008

    The white darkness

    McCaughrean, Geraldine

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    Your own, Sylvia : a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath

    Hemphill, Stephanie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Repossessed

    Jenkins, A.M.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    One whole and perfect day

    Clarke, Judith

    Not Owned by Library

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    Dreamquake : book two of the Dreamhunter duet

    Knox, Elizabeth

    Not Owned by Library

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    2004

    Fat kid rules the world

    Going, K.L.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2001

    Kit's wilderness

    Almond, David

    Not Owned by Library

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    Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging confessions of Georgia Nicolson

    Rennison, Georgia

    Not Owned by Library

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