Award Winners

General Awards

  • Books & Authors – Award Winners
    Listing of over 400 different awards for all ages.
  • Booker Prize
    Awarded to the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • National Book Awards
    Annual awards for the best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Nobel Laureates
    Awarded annually for an outstanding body of work in the field of literature.
    Award website
  • Notable Books for Adults
    An annual list of approximately 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader.
    Award website
  • PEN/Faulkner Awards
    PEN/Faulkner was founded in 1980 by writers to honor their peers and is now the largest juried award for fiction in the U.S.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Pulitzer Prize
    The Pulitzer Prize includes annual awards for fiction, drama, poetry, nonfiction, etc.
    Award website | Titles in catalog

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Genre Fiction Awards

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Children's and Teen Awards

  • Caldecott Awards
    Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Coretta Scott King Award
    Presented annually to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution published during the previous year.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Gateway Readers Award
    The Missouri Gateway Readers' Choice Award for Teens.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Mark Twain Awards
    Established in 1971 by the Missouri Association of School Librarians and the Missouri Library Association, this award recognizes excellence in literature for readers in grades four through six.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Michael L. Printz Award
    Awarding annually to honor a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award
    Award is presented annually to the author and illustrator of the picture book voted most popular by preschool children in Missouri's public libraries.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Newbery Awards
    Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
    Award website | Titles in catalog
  • Show Me Readers Awards
    A children's choice award sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.
    Award website | Titles in catalog

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