Alex Awards, Young Adult Literature Services Association, a branch of the American Library Association
- The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
Printz Award, Young Adult Literature Services Association, a branch of the American Library Association
- The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit.
Tayshas List, Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association
- The Tayshas Reading List takes its name from the Caddo Indian word meaning "friends or allies". Written texas, texios, tejas, teyas, or tayshas. This recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians and is intended for recreational reading, not to support a specific curriculum.
Maverick List, Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association
- This is a comprehensive list of recommended graphic novels for grades 6-12.