Wednesday, May 12

All 1942 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Little Man G. Herbert Sallans

Little Man

G. Herbert Sallans

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Unknown Country Bruce Hutchison

The Unknown Country

Bruce Hutchison

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

David and Other Poems Earle Birney

David and Other Poems

Earle Birney

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Forrest Wilson

Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Forrest Wilson

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

In This Our Life Ellen Glasgow

In This Our Life

Ellen Glasgow

Pulitzer Prize – History

Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865 Margaret Leech

Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865

Margaret Leech

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Dust Which Is God William Rose Benét

The Dust Which Is God

William Rose Benét

Caldecott – Picture Book

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

Make Way for Ducklings

Robert McCloskey

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Little Grey Men by ‘BB’ (D J Watkins-Pitchford)

The Little Grey Men

‘BB’ (D J Watkins-Pitchford)

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds

The Matchlock Gun

Walter D. Edmonds