Wednesday, October 20

All 1951 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Loved and the Lost Morley Callaghan

The Loved and the Lost

Morley Callaghan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

A Land Divided John F. Hayes

A Land Divided

John F. Hayes

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Ardent Exile Josephine Phelan

The Ardent Exile

Josephine Phelan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Mulgrave Road Charles Bruce

The Mulgrave Road

Charles Bruce

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

John C. Calhoun: American Portrait Margaret Louise Coit

John C. Calhoun: American Portrait

Margaret Louise Coit

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Town Conrad Richter

The Town

Conrad Richter

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815–1840 R. Carlyle Buley

The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815–1840

R. Carlyle Buley

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Complete Poems Carl Sandburg

Complete Poems

Carl Sandburg

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous

The Egg Tree

Katherine Milhous

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Woolpack by Cynthia Harnett

The Woolpack

Cynthia Harnett

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Nightmare in Manhattan by Thomas Walsh

Nightmare in Manhattan

Thomas Walsh

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates

Amos Fortune, Free Man

Elizabeth Yates