The Best Books for Young Adults  committee of the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, has chosen the following books as Top Ten Young Adult Books.
The Alex Awards  are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
The National Book Awards  are given out by the National Book Foundation with the goal of enhancing the public's awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans, and to increase the popularity of reading in general.
YALSA's newest list and is an annual list of recommended graphic novels which have teen appeal: Top Ten Great Graphics Novels .
The Michael L. Printz Award  is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
This award honors Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian from the New York Public Library. This award, established in her honor in 1996, is awarded to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator  whose work best portrays the Latino culture in a work of literature for children and youth.
The Schneider Family Book Awards  honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for children and adolescent audiences.