The book cover of "Maggot Moon" by Sally Gardner features a portion of the face of a boy with two mismatched eyes. He is surrounded by a starry sky. The Printz Award seal has been affixed to the left, under the title.


By Sally Gardner

Published by Candlewick Press

In Sally Gardner’s explosively original dystopian novel, Standish Treadwell and his grandfather show quiet defiance in the face of the oppressive, merciless Motherland. The cleverly parallel illustrations highlight a story as offbeat and perceptive as Standish and his mismatched eyes.

Awards Won

Title Year
printz.gif Michael L. Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
2014 - Honor(s)