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MOCK PRINTZ

2022 Coordinators:

Sonja Somerville, Salem Public Library

Heather Jones,
Silverton High School

2022 Winner:

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

2022 Honor Books:

In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angelina Boulley

All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O'Donoghue

2021 Winner:

We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez

 2021 Honors:

 Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

 

 

 

 

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ANNUAL MOCK PRINTZ

 
-- a wild and intense afternoon of book discussions ending with an attempt to guess which release from the previous year will win ALA's Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literture!
 When and where:

2023 Date: TBD

2023 Time: TBD

2023 Location: TBD

 How:

REGISTER HERE!

 Titles:

Each year, the committee announces a list of eight books that participants should track down, read, and come prepared to discuss! The 2023 Mock Printz books will be announced in Fall 2022:

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Teen readers:

We do love to have teen readers at the Mock Printz. We celebrate them. We listen to them. Teen participants have to be willing to read the books (or read most of the books) and then spend a day talking intensively with other teens and adults about books. That's a "not for me" proposition for a lot of teens, but for just the right people, it is MAGICAL.

So, ask around. Maybe you'll find a couple of students who are up for giving it a try!

--Sonja Somerville  [email protected]

 Extras:

Here is some graphics you can download and use to invite students on social media or through email:

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