Book Awards Lists

Book Awards for Adults

Edgar Allan Poe Award for the best Mysteries.

The Hugo Awards for the best Science Fiction.

National Book Award for American Literature.

Pulitzer Prize for excellence in journalism and many literary categories.

New York Times Bestsellers


Book Awards for Kids and Teens

 Monarch Awards

-Books for K-3 Readers.
Bluestem Awards
-Books for Grades 3-5.
Rebecca Caudill Awards
-Books for Grades 4-8.
Abraham Lincoln Awards
-Award books for Illinois High School readers.
Newberry Medal and Honor Books
-First awarded in 1922, this site explains criteria used for selection and a list of each year’s winners.
Caldecott Medal and Honor Books
-Began in 1938, this award is given for outstanding illustrations in picture books.