Monday, October 18

All 1944 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Earth and High Heaven Gwethalyn Graham

Earth and High Heaven

Gwethalyn Graham

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Partner in Three Worlds Dorothy Duncan

Partner in Three Worlds

Dorothy Duncan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Day and Night Dorothy Livesay

Day and Night

Dorothy Livesay

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F. B. Morse Carleton Mabee

The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F. B. Morse

Carleton Mabee

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Journey in the Dark Martin Flavin

Journey in the Dark

Martin Flavin

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Growth of American Thought Merle Curti

The Growth of American Thought

Merle Curti

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Western Star Stephen Vincent Benét

Western Star

Stephen Vincent Benét

Caldecott – Picture Book

Many Moons by James Thurber

Many Moons

James Thurber

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Wind on the Moon by Eric Linklater

The Wind on the Moon

Eric Linklater

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

Johnny Tremain

Esther Forbes