Monday, March 1

All 1939 Book Awards

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Champlain Road Franklin D. McDowell

The Champlain Road

Franklin D. McDowell

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Confessions of an Immigrant's Daughter Laura G. Salverson

Confessions of an Immigrant’s Daughter

Laura G. Salverson

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Under the Sun Arthur S. Bourinot

Under the Sun

Arthur S. Bourinot

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin Carl Van Doren

Benjamin Franklin

Carl Van Doren

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Yearling

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Pulitzer Prize – History

A History of American Magazines Frank Luther Mott

A History of American Magazines

Frank Luther Mott

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Selected Poems John Gould Fletcher

Selected Poems

John Gould Fletcher

Caldecott – Picture Book

Mei Li by Thomas Handforth

Mei Li

Thomas Handforth

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Radium Woman by Eleanor Doorly

Radium Woman

Eleanor Doorly

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright

Thimble Summer

Elizabeth Enright