The L298 is a popular motor driver IC that is usable from 6 to 50V, at up to 4A total output current (When used with suitable heat sink) . By itself, the IC is somewhat difficult to wire and use, but the Compact L298 Motor Driver makes it much more convenient to use.
Four motor direction indicator LEDs.
Schottky EMF-protection diodes.
Screw-terminals for power and motor connections.
Socket pin connectors for easy logic interfacing.