Series 6

Avi: Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature, Christopher Award, Newbery Medal, Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction

Joseph Bruchac: American Book Award, Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor, Jane Addams Children’s Book Honor, Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award, Parents’ Choice Award

Jesús Colón: American Book Award

Deborah Ellis: Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Literature — Text

Eve L. Ewing: City of Literature Paul Engle Prize

Ellen Klages: Nebula Award for Best Novelette, New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction

Sy Montgomery: ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award, Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award, Sibert Medal

Series 7

Julia Alvarez: Belpré Medal for Narrative, F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature, Hispanic Heritage Award

Mohja Kahf: Pushcart Prize

Richard Peck: Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature, Edgar Award for Best Juvenile, Margaret A. Edwards Award, National Humanities Medal, Newbery Medal, Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction

Rod Serling: Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Peabody Award

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: Audie Award for Short Stories/Collections, Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Playwright, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation

Richard Wilbur: American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Poetry, Bollingen Prize for Poetry, National Book Award for Poetry, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Robert Frost Medal, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, US poet laureate, Wallace Stevens Award

Carl Zimmer: Baillie Gifford Prize

Series 8

David Almond: Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, CILIP Carnegie Medal, Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing, Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, Prix Sorcières, Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year

Toni Cade Bambara: American Book Award

Jared Diamond: California Book Award, International Cosmos Prize, Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, National Medal of Science, Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, Rockefeller University Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science, Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

Nancy Kress: Hugo Award for Best Novella, John W. Campbell Memorial Award, Nebula Award for Best Novella, Nebula Award for Best Novelette, Nebula Award for Best Short Story

Edna St. Vincent Millay: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Robert Frost Medal

Naomi Shihab Nye: Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, Paterson Poetry Prize, Pushcart Prize, Young People’s Poet Laureate

Jason Reynolds: Coretta Scott King Honor, Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Edgar Award for Best Young Adult, Michael L. Printz Honor, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teen, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Newbery Honor, Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature

MH Rowe: Lambda Literary Award

John Steinbeck: Nobel Prize in Literature, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction