Sunday, September 26

All 1947 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Tin Flute (translation) Gabrielle Roy

The Tin Flute (translation)

Gabrielle Roy

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Haida William Sclater

Haida

William Sclater

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Poems for People Dorothy Livesay

Poems for People

Dorothy Livesay

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

The Autobiography of William Allen White William Allen White

The Autobiography of William Allen White

William Allen White

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren

All the King’s Men

Robert Penn Warren

Pulitzer Prize – History

Scientists Against Time James Phinney Baxter III

Scientists Against Time

James Phinney Baxter III

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Lord Weary's Castle Robert Lowell

Lord Weary’s Castle

Robert Lowell

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Little Island by Golden MacDonald

The Little Island

Golden MacDonald

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Collected Stories for Children by Walter De La Mare

Collected Stories for Children

Walter De La Mare

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Horizontal Man by Helen Eustis

The Horizontal Man

Helen Eustis

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

Miss Hickory

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey