Charlie May Simon - First awarded in 1971 to an author whose book has been selected through a vote taken by Arkansas school children in grades four, five and six. The purpose of the award is to promote better reading for children and to recognize Mrs. John Gould Fletcher, an outstanding Arkansas author who wrote under the pen name Charlie May Simon.
Diamond Book Award - Arkansas Teen Book Award - First awarded in 1998 to encourage reading for students in Grades K-3. The award was established to encourage reading for students in Grades K-3. Children in Grades K-3 must have read at least three of the titles from the annual reading list and select one title.
Arkansiana Award - First awarded in 1979, the award is given to the author(s) of a book or other work which represents a significant contribution to Arkansas heritage and culture.