Saturday, February 27

All 1954 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Fall of a Titan Igor Gouzenko

The Fall of a Titan

Igor Gouzenko

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

The Nor'westers Marjorie Wilkins Campbell

The Nor’westers

Marjorie Wilkins Campbell

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Thirty and Three Hugh MacLennan

Thirty and Three

Hugh MacLennan

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Metal and the Flower P.K. Page

The Metal and the Flower

P.K. Page

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

The Spirit of St. Louis Charles A. Lindbergh

The Spirit of St. Louis

Charles A. Lindbergh

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – History

A Stillness at Appomattox Bruce Catton

A Stillness at Appomattox

Bruce Catton

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Waking Theodore Roethke

The Waking

Theodore Roethke

Caldecott – Picture Book

Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline’s Rescue

Ludwig Bemelmans

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Knight Crusader by Ronald Welch (aka Ronald Oliver Felton)

Knight Crusader

Ronald Welch (aka Ronald Oliver Felton)

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin

A Kiss Before Dying

Ira Levin

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Beat Not the Bones by Charlotte Jay

Beat Not the Bones

Charlotte Jay

Newbery Medal – Children’s

And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold

And Now Miguel

Joseph Krumgold