Featured Awards


Award-Winning Books for Adults

  • Fiction ALA Notable Books

    Selected by The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association, division of the American Library Association. For a full list of titles visit the ALA Website.

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  • Nonfiction ALA Notable Books

    Selected by The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association, division of the American Library Association. For a full list of titles visit the ALA Website.

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  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

    The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

    For a complete list of winners go to pulitzer.org

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  • Pulitzer Prize for History

    The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

    For a complete list of winners go to pulitzer.org

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  • Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction

    The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

    For a complete list of winners go to pulitzer.org

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  • Award-Winning Books for Kids and Teens

  • Pura Belpre Award

    The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. 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. Source

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  • Scott O'Dell Award

    The Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction was established in 1982. The annual award goes to a meritorious book published in the previous year for children or young adults. Scott O'Dell established the award to encourage other writers to focus on historical fiction. Visit the Scott O'Dell Website to learn more..

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