Monday, May 17

All 1970 Book Awards

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

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The New Ancestors Dave Godfrey

The New Ancestors

Dave Godfrey

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The True Eventual Story of Billy The Kid bpNichol

The True Eventual Story of Billy The Kid

bpNichol

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin

The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

The Bird of Paradise Lily Powell

The Bird of Paradise

Lily Powell

Nebula – Novel

The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin

The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Huey Long Thomas Harry Williams

Huey Long

Thomas Harry Williams

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford Jean Stafford

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Gandhi's Truth Erik H. Erikson

Gandhi’s Truth

Erik H. Erikson

Pulitzer Prize – History

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department Dean Acheson

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department

Dean Acheson

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Untitled Subjects Richard Howard

Untitled Subjects

Richard Howard

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Intruder by John Rowe Townsend

The Intruder

John Rowe Townsend

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Hi, Cat! by Ezra Jack Keats

Hi, Cat!

Ezra Jack Keats

Caldecott – Picture Book

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

William Steig

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The God Beneath the Sea by Leon Garfield & Edward Blishen

The God Beneath the Sea

Leon Garfield & Edward Blishen

Coretta Scott King – Author

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace by Lillie Patterson

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace

Lillie Patterson

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

A Time for Predators by Joe Gores

A Time for Predators

Joe Gores

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Danger at Black Dyke by Winifred Finlay

Danger at Black Dyke

Winifred Finlay

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Forfeit by Dick Francis

Forfeit

Dick Francis

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Dragon's Eye by Scott C.S. Stone

The Dragon’s Eye

Scott C.S. Stone

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Mr Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham

Mr Gumpy’s Outing

John Burningham

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Sounder by William Howard Armstrong

Sounder

William Howard Armstrong