Friday, February 26

All 1950 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Outlander (translation) Germaine Guèvremont

The Outlander (translation)

Germaine Guèvremont

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

The Great Adventure Donalda Dickie

The Great Adventure

Donalda Dickie

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Progressive Party in Canada W.L. Morton

The Progressive Party in Canada

W.L. Morton

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Of Time and the Lover James Wreford Watson

Of Time and the Lover

James Wreford Watson

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy Samuel Flagg Bemis

John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy

Samuel Flagg Bemis

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Way West A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

The Way West

A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

Pulitzer Prize – History

Art and Life in America Oliver W. Larkin

Art and Life in America

Oliver W. Larkin

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Annie Allen Gwendolyn Brooks

Annie Allen

Gwendolyn Brooks

Caldecott – Picture Book

Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi

Song of the Swallows

Leo Politi

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Lark on the Wing by Elfrida Vipont Foulds

The Lark on the Wing

Elfrida Vipont Foulds

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

What a Body by Alan Green

What a Body

Alan Green

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli

The Door in the Wall

Marguerite de Angeli