Award Winners

Award Winners

Looking for an award-winning read? Check out this list of popular awards and click the name to find a copy at the library.

 

Agatha Award - honoring the best in traditional mystery

Alex Award - given to books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18

Anthony Award - honoring mystery novels

Booker Prize - given to an outstanding novel by an author of the British Commonwealth

Caldecott Medal - awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American picture book published the previous year

Christy Award - honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction

Coretta Scott King Award - awarded annually by the American Library Association 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

Edgar Award - given to an outstanding mystery novel by the Mystery Writers of America

Hugo Award - given to an outstanding science fiction novel by the World Science Fiction Society

National Book Award for Fiction - given to an outstanding novel or story collection by the National Book Foundation

National Book Award for Nonfiction - given to an outstanding work of nonfiction by the National Book Foundation

Newbery Medal - awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year

Printz Award - given to a book that exemplifies excellence in young adult literature

Pulitzer Prize for Biography - given to an outstanding biography by the Pulitzer Board

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction - given to an outstanding novel by the Pulitzer Board

Pulitzer Prize for History - given to an outstanding work of history by the Pulitzer Board

Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction - given to an outstanding work of nonfiction by the Pulitzer Board

Pura Belpré Award - awarded annually by the American Library Association 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

RITA Awards - given to an outstanding work of romantic fiction by the Romance Writers of America