- Joseph W. Lippincott Award for distinguished service in librarianship
- Clarence Day Award in 1966 for Summoned by Books
- Southern California Children's Literature Award in 1969
- Regina Medal 1973
- Annual Lectures at UCLA named after her
- Sayers, Frances Clarke. (1963). The Origins of Public Library Work
with Children. Library Trends. Vol. 12: 6-13.
- Sayers, Frances Clarke. (1965). Walt Disney Accused. Horn Book
- Heins, Ethel L. (1990). Frances Clarke Sayers: A Legacy. Horn
Book. Vol. 66: 99-109.