Sunday, September 26

All 1945 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Two Solitudes Hugh MacLennan

Two Solitudes

Hugh MacLennan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

We Keep a Light Evelyn M. Richardson

We Keep a Light

Evelyn M. Richardson

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Now is Time Earle Birney

Now is Time

Earle Birney

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel Russel Blaine Nye

George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel

Russel Blaine Nye

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

A Bell for Adano John Hersey

A Bell for Adano

John Hersey

Pulitzer Prize – History

Unfinished Business Stephen Bonsal

Unfinished Business

Stephen Bonsal

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

V-Letter and Other Poems Karl Shapiro

V-Letter and Other Poems

Karl Shapiro

Caldecott – Picture Book

Prayer for a Child by Elizabeth Orton Jones

Prayer for a Child

Elizabeth Orton Jones

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson

Rabbit Hill

Robert Lawson