Wednesday, June 23

All 1956 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Sacrifice Adele Wiseman

The Sacrifice

Adele Wiseman

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

Lost in the Barrens Farley Mowat

Lost in the Barrens

Farley Mowat

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Mysterious North Pierre Berton

The Mysterious North

Pierre Berton

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

A Window on the North Robert A.D. Ford

A Window on the North

Robert A.D. Ford

Hugo Awards – Novel

Double Star Robert A. Heinlein

Double Star

Robert A. Heinlein

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Benjamin Henry Latrobe Talbot Faulkner Hamlin

Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Talbot Faulkner Hamlin

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Andersonville MacKinlay Kantor

Andersonville

MacKinlay Kantor

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Age of Reform Richard Hofstadter

The Age of Reform

Richard Hofstadter

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Poems: North & South - A Cold Spring Elizabeth Bishop

Poems: North & South – A Cold Spring

Elizabeth Bishop

Caldecott – Picture Book

Frog Went A-Courtin' by John Langstaff

Frog Went A-Courtin’

John Langstaff

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Last Battle by C S Lewis

The Last Battle

C S Lewis

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Perfectionist by Lane Kauffman

The Perfectionist

Lane Kauffman

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Beast in View by Margaret Millar

Beast in View

Margaret Millar

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Tim All Alone by Edward Ardizzone

Tim All Alone

Edward Ardizzone

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Jean Lee Latham