The Agatha Award recognizes writers of detective fiction whose stories resemble Agatha Christie's.
The Alex Awards recognizes ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults.
The Edgar Awards, named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented annually by the Mystery Writers of America for distinguished work in the mystery genre.
The Margaret A. Edwards Award, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
Michael L. Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award, named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian, is an award for a book that exemplifies excellence in young adult literature.
The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, honors the best book by a previously unpublished author writing for teens.
The Odyssey Award honors the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults.
Schneider Family Book Award
The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.