Established in 2004, this award has been given annually (beginning in 2006) to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books. We automatically add Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winners to our collection.
It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. We automatically add Newbery Medal winners to our collection.
Awarded biennially by the American Indian Library Association, the American Indian Youth Literature Award identifies and honors the very best writing and illustrations by Native Americans and Indigenous peoples of North America.
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. Three awards are presented: the Author Award, the Illustrator Award, and the John Steptoe New Talent Award. We automatically add Coretta Scott King Award winners to our collection.
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. We automatically add Pura Belpré Award winners to our collection.
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. We automatically add Robert F. Sibert Medal winners to our collection
The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table. Look for the Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award.