Teen Book Awards
- Abraham Lincoln Award – Awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by Illinois High School students.
- Alex Award – Adult books that appeal to teen readers.
- Best Books For Young Adults (BBYA) – Best Teen books selected from the previous year.
- Coretta Scott King Award – Outstandingly inspirational books that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all people.
- Lambda LGBT Literary Awards – Children’s/Young Adult LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) nominees.
- Margaret A. Edwards Award – Honors an author’s lifetime achievement for writing books that have been popular over a period of time.
- Michael L. Printz Award – Honoring excellence in books for teens.
- Pura Belpre Award – Celebrating the Latino cultural experience.
- Rebecca Caudill Award – An Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people Grades 4-8.
Teen Book Lists
- YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens – Annual list of graphic novels recommended by librarians that were published in the last year.
- YALSA’s Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults – Annual list of notable audiobooks released in the last two years.
- YALSA’s Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers – Annual list of quick, easy, and engaging readers for teens who dislike to read.