Author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Caldecott Medal honors the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Author, critic, librarian, historian, or teacher of children's literature, of any country, who then presents a lecture at a winning host site.
American publisher for a children's book is considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
The Belpré Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
The Carnegie Medal honors the producer of the most outstanding video production for children released during the preceding year.
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.
The Odyssey Award will be awarded annually to the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
The Sibert Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.
The Wilder 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.