Caldecott Medal Winners: This award is given to artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Newbery Medal Winners: Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Texas Bluebonnet Reading List: a reading program meant to encourage Texas children to read more books, explore a variety of current books, develop powers of discrimination, and identify their favorite books. The list of created through suggestions from librarians, teachers, parents, students and others.
Battle of the Books: Two teams with 5 members and 1-2 alternates each, selected from grades K – 3rd and 4th – 5th. Battle of the Books team member selection process is compromised by both test scores and teacher recommendations.
Lone Star Reading List: a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books in their recreational reading.