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Free - Join your fellow teen librarians, staff, and other YA enthusiasts from around the region to discuss the books the Mock Committee of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County have chosen as nominees!

1/8/2019
When: 01/08/2019
11 - 4 pm
Where: Sharonville Branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
10980 Thornview Dr
Cincinnati, Ohio  45241
United States
Contact: Sarah Rust
(513) 369-7889


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Mock Printz

Presented by the Mock Printz Committee of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Who Should Attend?

Teen librarians and staff who work with young adults 

Any staff interested in young adult literature

Description

Reading the best of the best, the official Printz committee announces books they finds outstanding every year at ALA Midwinter. In that same vein, the Mock Printz committee is creating a list of top contenders from every month. At this meeting, the Mock Printz committee will present their chosen best books and open discussion on each book. At the end of the meeting, a vote will be held to determine the Mock Printz honors as well as the finalist.

If you would like to follow along with the committee's reading, please check out the Mock Printz group page! You will find blog posts that list top contenders every month that may be taken into consideration for the Mock Printz.

Resources for reading:

Printz Award

Eligibility and Criteria

Titles for Consideration

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Chasing King’s Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassin by James L. Swanson

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary by NoNieqa Ramos

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan

 

These titles will be discussed at the large meeting next year.

The final additions to the list will be announced in November.

Lunch

There will be a potluck lunch. Details will be mailed out sometime before the event!

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