Sunday, July 25

All 1955 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Sixth of June Lionel Shapiro

The Sixth of June

Lionel Shapiro

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

The Map-Maker Kerry Wood

The Map-Maker

Kerry Wood

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

John A. Macdonald, The Old Chieftain Donald G. Creighton

John A. Macdonald, The Old Chieftain

Donald G. Creighton

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Friday's Child Wilfred Watson

Friday’s Child

Wilfred Watson

Hugo Awards – Novel

They'd Rather Be Right (aka The Forever Machine) Mark Clifton & Frank Riley

They’d Rather Be Right (aka The Forever Machine)

Mark Clifton & Frank Riley

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

The Taft Story William S. White

The Taft Story

William S. White

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

A Fable William Faulkner

A Fable

William Faulkner

Pulitzer Prize – History

Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History Paul Horgan

Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History

Paul Horgan

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems Wallace Stevens

Collected Poems

Wallace Stevens

Caldecott – Picture Book

Cinderella by Marcia Brown

Cinderella

Marcia Brown

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Little Bookroom by Eleanor Farjeon

The Little Bookroom

Eleanor Farjeon

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Go, Lovely Rose by Jean Potts

Go, Lovely Rose

Jean Potts

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong

The Wheel on the School

Meindert De Jong