Tuesday, March 2

All 1940 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Thirty Acres (translation) Ringuet (pseud.)

Thirty Acres (translation)

Ringuet (pseud.)

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Slava Bohu J.F.C. Wright

Slava Bohu

J.F.C. Wright

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Brébeuf and His Brethren E.J. Pratt

Brébeuf and His Brethren

E.J. Pratt

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. Vols. VII and VIII Ray Stannard Baker

Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. Vols. VII and VIII

Ray Stannard Baker

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

Pulitzer Prize – History

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

Carl Sandburg

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems Mark Van Doren

Collected Poems

Mark Van Doren

Caldecott – Picture Book

Abraham Lincoln by Ingri D'Aulaire

Abraham Lincoln

Ingri D’Aulaire

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Visitors from London by Kitty Barne

Visitors from London

Kitty Barne

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Daniel Boone by James Daugherty

Daniel Boone

James Daugherty