Newbery (most distinguished contribution to American literature for children) - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal.cfm
Caldecott (artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children) - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal.cfm
Alex (books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults) - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/alexawards/alexawards.cfm
Best books for YA - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestbooksya/bbyahome.cfm
Great Graphic Novels for teens - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/greatgraphicnovelsforteens/gn.cfm
Michael L. Printz (literary excellence in YA literature) - http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm
Outstanding Books for the College Bound - http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/obcb
Popular Paperbacks for YA - http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/poppaper
Quick Picks for Reluctant YA - http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/quickpicks


Nobel Prize in Literature - http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/
Pulitzer Prize - http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat

US Poet Laureate - http://www.loc.gov/poetry/laureate.html