If we encounter a man of great intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
|Books for Children
||Books for Young Adults
Medal - Honoring the best in American literature
Award - Award for excellence in young adult
Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American
picture book for children.
Books for Young Adults - Lists from 1996 to
Young Readers Award - Florida reading motivation
program for students in grades 3-5 and grade 6-8. The program
is cosponsored by the School Library Media Services/ Office
of the Department of Education and the Florida Association
for Media in Education (FAME).
Teens Read - Nominated books will be chosen
to: (1) Engage high school students; (2) Reflect interests of
high school students; (3) Represent a variety of genres, formats,
reading levels, viewpoints, and ethnic and cultural perspectives;
and (4) Include both books written for young people and those
written for adults (mature readers).
Scott King Book Award - Honors authors
and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books
promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American
Scott King Book Award - Honors authors and
illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote
an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream."
Children’s Books -
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
identifies the best of the best in children's books, recordings,
videos, and computer software.
Awards - The Alex Awards are given to 10 adult
books that are appealing to young adults. On this page you will
find information about the award and the award winners.
Award - Award for an outstanding children's
book published in a foreign language and translated into English.
Paperbacks for Young Adults - Links to the
Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults lists from 1997 to the present
Award - The most distinguished American
book for beginning readers.
Books for the College Bound - Categories include:
History, Humanities, Literature & Language Arts, Science & Technology,
and Social Studies
Medal - Honors an author or illustrator
whose books, published in the United States, have made, over
a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to
literature for children.
Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers -
Links to the Quick Picks for Young Adults lists from 1996 to the
Family Book Award - Honors an author or
illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression
of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
Boyd Literary Award - Excellence in military fiction.. It recognizes the
service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages
the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction
for young adults or adults
|e-Skolar Book Lists for Children and Young Adults
A. Edwards Award - Lifetime achievement in
young adult literature
Books - Adult fiction and nonfiction
Medal - Most distinguished informational book
published in English
Reading List: Best Adult Genre Fiction - One
title in eight different categories: Adrenaline (encompassing
thrillers, suspense, and action/adventure); Fantasy; Historical
Fiction; Horror; Mystery; Romance; Science Fiction; and Women’s
Award - Audiobooks for Young Adults
Audiobooks for Young Adults
||FlamingNet.com - Book Reviews by and For Teens
||Young Adult Choice lists from IRA (International Reading Association)
||GoodReads - Social media for young adult and adult readers
Teens By Teens: Middle School Students/Just Read Florida