Literature Awards: Michael L. Printz 2005
Find out which books won the 2005 Michael L. Printz award. The award is given by the American Library Association to books for young adults that exemplify literary excellence. Includes author information, activities, and excerpts from the books. There are links to eThemes on other book awards for young adult novels.
Michael L. Printz Award
Find out which books were award winners for 2005. Explore the links to find out how the award book is chosen and who Michael L. Printz was.
ALA: Meg Rosoff Wins 2005 Printz Award
Read the press release announcing the award and honor books for 2005.
"How I Live Now" book trailer
View this award-winning book trailer with students to promote "How I Live Now".
Allan Stratton Website
Find biographical information, news about upcoming books, video interview with the author and more. Note: An author's blog is on this site.
"Chanda's Wars Literature Guide
Educator's will find a downloadable teaching guide with discussion questions.
"Chandra's Secrets", chapter one
Here is chapter one from the honor book "Chandra's Secrets" by Allan Stratton.
"Airborn" by Kenneth Oppel
Learn about the honor book "Airborn." Explore the links to learn more about the book, read an excerpt, and learn about the imaginary airships. Teacher's guide to "Airborn" is available to download.
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
Click on "Audiobook Excerpt" to hear a five-minute excerpt from the book. An interview with the author and teaching guide for "Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy" are provided.
"Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy" book trailer
View this book trailer to promote the novel, "Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy".
eThemes Resource: Literature Awards: Gateway Readers Award Nominees 2004-2005
These sites are about the Gateway Readers Award Nominees for 2004-2005. This is a contest where Missouri students in grades 9-12 vote on their favorite book. The sites include biographies of the authors, book discussion guides, lesson plans, reviews, and excerpts. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on Utah's Beehive Awards.
eThemes Resource: Literature Awards: Beehive Award Nominees for Young Adult Books 2004-2005
Here is information about the nominees for Utah's Beehive Literature Awards for young adults. Young adults in Utah nominated their favorite books for this award. There are biographies of the authors, lesson plans, excerpts, and reviews of the books. Includes a link to Missouri's Gateway Readers Award.