2009 Printz Award Winner:
Jellicoe Road, by Melina Marchetta
"Haunted by the past, Taylor Markham reluctantly leads the students of the Jellicoe School in their secret territory wars against the Townies and the Cadets. Marchetta's lyrical writing evokes the Australian landscape in a suspenseful tale of raw emotion, romance, humor and tragedy" (From the ALA website).
2009 Printz Honor Books:
- The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II, The Kingdom on the Waves, by M.T. Anderson