My fabulous friend Abby (of Abby the Librarian fame) asked me what my Top 5 Printz books were, since I'm running for a spot on the 2013 Printz Committee (YALSA members-I'd love your vote!) It was a tough question to answer, but I narrowed my list down to five. Check out Abby's blog for the GreenBeanTeenQueen Top 5 Printz Books!
Rating: 5/5 Stars Genre: Realistic Fiction Release Date: 2/26/2013 Add to Goodreads About the Book: Eleanor and Park are both misfits. When new girl Eleanor sits next to Park on the bus, they don't want anything to do with each other. But over the course of the school year, things change. It starts with comic books and becomes a friendship and a romance that the two will never forget. You never forget your first love. GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: Have you ever had a book sit on your shelf that you've heard so much hype about? And you think that books sounds like it would be right up your alley, but you're in a reading slump and you're afraid to give it a try unless it fails? I knew Eleanor and Park sounded like my perfect book, but I was in such an after committee slump that I even though I knew this book would help, I just didn't want to be disappointed. I should have known better because Eleanor and Park was perfect and everything that I had hoped it wou
id love to vote for you--but i've no clue how. i dont even know if im eligible...!ReplyDelete
Aleeza-The voting is opne only to YALSA members. But even if you can't vote, I'm happy knowing you would if you could! Thanks for the support!:)ReplyDelete
I'll have to check Abby's blog out. I love it already because of her name ;pReplyDelete
I'm so excited you're on the ballot!! You've definitely got my vote :) I just checked out your post, and was so surprised to see Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging. I had no idea that book was a Printz winner! How I live now has been sitting on my book shelf and you just got me super excited to read it :)ReplyDelete
Abby-you'll love my list-Georgia is on it!:)ReplyDelete
Katie-I'm so glad! And yep, Angus was a Printz Honor in 2000-I wish more funny books would win! And I was really blown away by How I Live Now, so if you read it let me know what you think!