Bacigalupi and Pratchett Win ALA Awards
Date: 11 January 2011
Links: Full List of Winners /
Paolo Bacigalupi has won the 2011 Michael L. Printz Award for Ship Breaker (Little, Brown), edited by Jennifer Hunt. The awards were announced this morning at the American Library Association’s midwinter conference in San Diego.
The Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime contribution in writing for young adults was given to Terry Pratchett, and Peter Sís was chosen to deliver the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Also the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production went to Listening Library, producer of The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, narrated by Bahni Turpin.