Institutions and Organizations
Coretta Scott King Book Awards: to recognize African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults.
Schneider Family Book Awards: for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience.
Pura Belpré Awards: to honor Latino writers and illustrators whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.
Stonewall Book Award – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award: to English-language works of exceptional merit for children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.
The American Indian Youth Literature Awards: to honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians.
Tomás Rivera Book Award: to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience.
Sydney Taylor Book Awards: given to outstanding books for children and teens that portray the Jewish experience.
Américas Book Awards: honoring books that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States.
The Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards: to honor children’s books that promote the cause of peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and all races as well as meeting conventional standards for excellence.