2 x 2 Reading List - From TLA.  The 2x2 Committee's charge is to produce a list of 20 recommended books for children, age 2 to grade 2.  Current List / NTRLS version

Texas Bluebonnet Award - From TLA. The Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) reading program was established in 1979 to encourage Texas children to read more books, explore a variety of current books, develop powers of discrimination, and identify their favorite books. List of Previous Winners / NTRLS version

Caldecott Medal - From ALA's Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  List of Medal WInners and Honor Books 1938 -Present

Coretta Scott King Award - From a committee under ALA's Ethnic & Multicultural Infomation Exchange Round Table (EMIERT). The award is given to African American authors and illustrators for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, List of Award Recipients / NTRLS version

Lone Star Reading List - From TLA's Young Adult Round Table (YART).  The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. The list is intended for recreational reading, not to support a specific curriculum. .2011 Lone Star List   /  Previous Lone Star Lists / NTRLS version

Newbery Award - From ALA's Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.  Medal Winners 1922-Present  /  Medal Winner and Honor Books 1922-Present

TAYSHAS Reading List - From TLA's Young Adult Round Table (YART).  The TAYSHAS list is designed to motivate young adults, grades 9 - 12,  to become lifelong readers and to participate in the community of readers in Texas. .2011 TAYSHAS List   / Previous Lists / NTRLS version

Pura Belpre Medal - Co-sponsored by ALA's Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, an ALA affiliate.  The award is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.  Medal Winners 1996-Present