Sunday, May 16

All 1952 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Pillar David Walker

The Pillar

David Walker

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

Cargoes on the Great Lakes Marie McPhedran

Cargoes on the Great Lakes

Marie McPhedran

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

John A. Macdonald, The Young Politician Donald G. Creighton

John A. Macdonald, The Young Politician

Donald G. Creighton

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Towards the Last Spike E.J. Pratt

Towards the Last Spike

E.J. Pratt

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Charles Evans Hughes Merlo J. Pusey

Charles Evans Hughes

Merlo J. Pusey

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Caine Mutiny Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

Herman Wouk

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Uprooted Oscar Handlin

The Uprooted

Oscar Handlin

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems Marianne Moore

Collected Poems

Marianne Moore

Caldecott – Picture Book

Finders Keepers by Will Lipkind and Mordvinoff Nicolas

Finders Keepers

Will Lipkind and Mordvinoff Nicolas

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

The Borrowers

Mary Norton

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Strangle Hold by Mary McMullen

Strangle Hold

Mary McMullen

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

Ginger Pye

Eleanor Estes