Wednesday, June 23

All 1957 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Street of Riches (translation) Gabrielle Roy

Street of Riches (translation)

Gabrielle Roy

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

The Great Chief Kerry Wood

The Great Chief

Kerry Wood

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Canada: Tomorrow's Giant Bruce Hutchison

Canada: Tomorrow’s Giant

Bruce Hutchison

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Boatman Jay Macpherson

The Boatman

Jay Macpherson

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Profiles in Courage John F. Kennedy

Profiles in Courage

John F. Kennedy

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – History

Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917–1920 George F. Kennan

Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917–1920

George F. Kennan

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Things of This World Richard Wilbur

Things of This World

Richard Wilbur

Caldecott – Picture Book

A Tree Is Nice by Marc Simont

A Tree Is Nice

Marc Simont

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

A Grass Rope by William Mayne

A Grass Rope

William Mayne

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Rebecca's Pride by Donald McNutt Douglas

Rebecca’s Pride

Donald McNutt Douglas

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

A Dram of Poison by Charlotte Armstrong

A Dram of Poison

Charlotte Armstrong

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Mrs Easter and the Storks by V. H. Drummond

Mrs Easter and the Storks

V. H. Drummond

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen

Miracles on Maple Hill

Virginia Sorensen