Wednesday, October 20

All 1949 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Mr. Ames Against Time Philip Child

Mr. Ames Against Time

Philip Child

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

Franklin of the Arctic R.S. Lambert

Franklin of the Arctic

R.S. Lambert

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Cross-country Hugh MacLennan

Cross-country

Hugh MacLennan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Red Heart James Reaney

The Red Heart

James Reaney

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Roosevelt and Hopkins Robert E. Sherwood

Roosevelt and Hopkins

Robert E. Sherwood

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Guard of Honor James Gould Cozzens

Guard of Honor

James Gould Cozzens

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Disruption of American Democracy Roy Franklin Nichols

The Disruption of American Democracy

Roy Franklin Nichols

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Terror and Decorum Peter Viereck

Terror and Decorum

Peter Viereck

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Big Snow by Berta Hader and Elmer Hader

The Big Snow

Berta Hader and Elmer Hader

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Story of Your Home by Agnes Allen

The Story of Your Home

Agnes Allen

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Room Upstairs by Mildred Davis

The Room Upstairs

Mildred Davis

Newbery Medal – Children’s

King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

King of the Wind

Marguerite Henry