- Received Phi Delta Kappa Award, 1973
- Received Phi Lambda Theta Award, 1974
- Received an award from Children's Reading Round Table, 1978
- Zena Sutherland Lecture established in her name, University of Chicago,
- Children and Books, 4th edition, illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak,
Scott, Foresman, 1972 - Phi Delta Kappa Award & Phi Lambda Theta Award
- The Arbuthnot Anthology of Children's Literature, Scott, Foresman, 1976
- The Best in Children's Books: The University of Chicago Guide to Children's
Literature, University of Chicago Press, 1980
- The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes, Orchard, 1990
- Carlson, A. D. (1996, Spring). Zena Sutherland: Reviewer, teacher, and
author. Library Trends, 44 (4), 776-793.
- Commire, A. (Ed.). (1985). Sutherland, Zena B(ailey).
In Something about the author (Vol. 37, pp. 182-184). Detroit, MI: Gale