Alex Awards - Honors ten adult books with special appeal to teens.
Morris Award - Honors the best book by debut author writing for teens.
Excellence in Nonfiction Award - Honors the best nonfiction written for teens each year
Odyssey Award - Honors the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults
Printz Award - Honors the best book written for teens each year.
American Indian Youth Literature Award - Honors the very best writing and illustrations by Native Americans and Indigenous peoples of North America.
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature - Honors individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit.
Kirkus Prize - Honors the best children's, middle grade, or young adult book.
National Book Award - Honors the best middle grade and young adult books.
Sydney Taylor Book Award -- Honors outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.
Walter Award - Honors the best middle grade and teen books featuring diverse protagonists and written by diverse authors.
Coretta Scott King Book Award - Honors 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.
Pura Belpre Award - Honors 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.
Schneider Family Book Award - Honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
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