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Bone Gap by Laura Ruby. Michael L. Printz Award 2016. Bone Gapis the story of Roza, a beautiful girl who is taken from a quiet midwestern town and imprisoned by a mysterious man, and Finn, the only witness, who cannot forgive himself for being unable to identify her kidnapper. As we follow them through their melancholy pasts, their terrifying presents, their uncertain futures, acclaimed author Laura Ruby weaves a heartbreaking tale of love and loss, magic and mystery, regret and forgiveness.

2013 Printz Award Winner, In Darkness by Nick Lake. In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.

Midwinter Blood by Marcus Sedgwick. 2014 Printz Award Winner. Seven linked vignettes unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabitedNthroughout various time periodsNby Vikings, vampires, ghosts, and a curiously powerful plant.