Translation Rights  |  Jan 12, 2016

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby wins the Michael L. Printz Award

Laura Ruby’s YA novel Bone Gap has been award the Michael L. Printz award for excellence in literature written for young adults. 

The Michael L. Printz award is an American Library Association literary award that annually recognizes the “best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit”. Previous winners include E. Lockhart, Marcus Sedgwick, David Almond, Aidan Chambers and John Green. 

Published in March 2015 by Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, Bone Gap was a finalist for the National Book Award and featured in multiple end of year round ups, including Publishers Weekly’s Best Book of the Year. The novel also received starred reviews from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, VOYA and Kirkus as well as garnering a flurry of excellent quotes and further positive reviews. 

To date, translation rights have been sold in Brazil, Hungary and Turkey.