Book and Literary Awards
Adult Book Awards1999 O'Henry Awards
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Book Sense Book of
the Year Award (formerly The ABBY
American Booksellers Children's Book of the Year.?
Globe-Horn Book Awards
Awarded since 1967 by the Boston Globe & Horn Book Magazine.?
The awards are sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children's Division of the American Library Association. The award is given to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year. Only U.S. citizens or residents are eligible.
Reading Association Children's Book Awards
The awards are given for an author's first or second published book. Four awards will be for fiction and non-fiction in two age categories: younger readers (ages 4-10); older readers (ages 10-17). Books from any country written in any language copyrighted during 1999 are considered.
This yearly award is for the book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Sponsored by the American Library Association. Given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to children's literature published during the preceding year. Only U.S. citizens or residents are eligible for this award.
SCBWI Golden Kite
Presented by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators to children's book authors and illustrators by their fellows.
Medal for Excellence in Children's Video
Award to honor outstanding video productions for children released in the preceding year.
Given by ComputED Learning Lab, San Diego. Recognition for innovative and content-rich educational software appropriate for family purchase.
Medal [United Kingdom]
Sponsored by The Library Association of the United Kingdom and? presented annually to an outstanding book published in the United Kingdom
Greenaway Medal [United Kingdom]
Presented by The Library Association of the United Kingdom annually for the most distinguished work in the illustration of children's books published in the United Kingdom.
Witty Short Story Award
Awarded to the author of an original short story published for the first time during
Awarded by Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) each year to honor members' outstanding original magazine work published during that year. Americas Award
Awarded by CLASP to U.S. work published in the previous year in English or Spanish which authentically or engagingly presents the experiences of individuals in Latin America or the Caribbean or Latinos in the U.S.
Carter G. Woodson
Award for the most distinguished social science books appropriate for young readers which depict ethnicity in the United States.
National Jewish Book Awards
The awards include awards for children's books and children's picture books (Louis Posner Memorial Award).
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award-Nonfiction
Fiction and poetry; nonfiction; picture books
Hopkins Promising Poet Award
Award given every three years to a promising new author of children's poetry
Poetry Society of America Awards (Adult awards)Science Award
Outstanding Science Trade
Books for Children
National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12.
Science Books & Films
Editor's Choice Columns
Includes "Best Books for Children," "Best Books for Junior High and High School Readers," "Best Films and Videos," and "Editor's Choice Selections"- Paid subscription required
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Awards
From the Horror Writers Association (HWA). Awards for novel, first novel, long fiction, short story, collections, nonfiction and life achievement, specialty press and Hammer Award.
Science fiction awards given from the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS).?
Science fiction awards given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
Traditional Literature (Folklore)
Best books lists for Toddler and Board Books, Picture Books & Early Readers; Middle Readers Young Adult Literature ; General Nonfiction; Science & Nature; etc..
Center for Children's Books. Blue Ribbons Books?
Best of the previous year's literature for children and young adults. Includes picture books, easy readers, fiction and nonfiction.
Follow the links to the lists.