Caldecott Award Winners: awarded to the most the artist of the most distinguished American picture book of the year.
Coretta Scott King Award Winners: given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.
Newbery Award Winners: awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Scott O'Dell Award Winners: awarded for historical fiction books for children.
TLA's Bluebonnet Reading List: books nominated based on student interests, relevant content, reputable reviews, and literary quality. Both fiction and nonfiction books are represented.