Monday, June 21

All 1962 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

The Killdeer and Other Plays James Reaney

The Killdeer and Other Plays

James Reaney

Hugo Awards – Novel

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein

Stranger in a Strange Land

Robert A. Heinlein

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Edge of Sadness Edwin O'Connor

The Edge of Sadness

Edwin O’Connor

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Making of the President 1960 Theodore White

The Making of the President 1960

Theodore White

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, 1763–1766 Lawrence H. Gipson

The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, 1763–1766

Lawrence H. Gipson

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Poems Alan Dugan

Poems

Alan Dugan

Caldecott – Picture Book

Once a Mouse by Marcia Brown

Once a Mouse

Marcia Brown

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Twelve and the Genii by Pauline Clarke

The Twelve and the Genii

Pauline Clarke

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Green Stone by Suzanne Blanc

The Green Stone

Suzanne Blanc

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Phantom of Walkaway Hill by Edward Fenton

The Phantom of Walkaway Hill

Edward Fenton

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Gideon's Fire by J.J. Marric

Gideon’s Fire

J.J. Marric

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

ABC (also Brian Wildsmith's ABC) by Brian Wildsmith

ABC (also Brian Wildsmith’s ABC)

Brian Wildsmith

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

Bronze Bow

Elizabeth George Speare