L293D is a popular motor driver IC that is usable from 6 to12V, at up to 1A total output current. By itself, the IC is somewhat difficult to wire and use, but the Compact L293D Motor Driver makes it much more
convenient to use.
Internal Schottky EMF-protection diodes
Socket pin connectors for easy logic interfacing
Enable pins are user accessible.
Regulated 5 volts available on board