http://www.scasl.net/bookawards/bookawards1112.pdf 2011-2012 South Carolina Book Award Nominees
http://www.scasl.net/bookawards/yaba.htm 2010-2011 South Carolina Young Adult Book Award Nominees
http://www.scasl.net/bookawards/jba.htm 2010-2011 South Carolina Junior Book Awards Nominees
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklistsbook.cfm YASL’s Book Awards and Book Lists
Coretta Scott King Book Awards "Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions."
Newbery Book Award for "the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."
http://www.mysterywriters.org/?q=AwardsPrograms Mystery Writers of America (“MWA”). "Each Spring presents the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre."
http://www.malicedomestic.org/agathaawards.html Agatha Awards. "The Agatha Awards honor the "traditional mystery." That is to say, books best
typified by the works of Agatha Christie as well as others."
http://www.thehugoawards.org/hugo-history/ "The Hugo Awards, given annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award."
http://www.jewishlibraries.org/ajlweb/awards/stba/index.htm Jewish Americans “The Sydney Taylor Book Award is given annually by the Association of Jewish Libraries to celebrate outstanding books that authentically portray the Jewish experience.”
http://www.ailanet.org/activities/youthlitaward.htm American Indian Youth Services Literature Award. "This book award was created as a way to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians."
http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/literature.htm#BOOKS "Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. The awards promote Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage, based on literary and artistic merit."
http://www.newtonmarascofoundation.org/programs/a_ge_pw.cfm "Green Earth Book Award, the nation’s first, annual award for authors and illustrators whose books best raise awareness of environmental stewardship, and the beauty of our natural world and the responsibility that we have to protect it."