Awarded for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Given to African American authors and illustrators for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions to children's literature.
Presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino culture in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Honors an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
For the most distinguished beginning reader book.
Recognizes excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children (awarded by the American Library Association).