Wednesday, September 22

All 1971 Book Awards

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

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Destiny Waltz Gerda Charles

The Destiny Waltz

Gerda Charles

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

St. Urbain's Horseman Mordecai Richler

St. Urbain’s Horseman

Mordecai Richler

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Last Spike Pierre Berton

The Last Spike

Pierre Berton

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Selected Poems John Glassco

Selected Poems

John Glassco

Hugo Awards – Novel

Ringworld Larry Niven

Ringworld

Larry Niven

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

A Guest of Honour Nadine Gordimer

A Guest of Honour

Nadine Gordimer

Nebula – Novel

Ringworld Larry Niven

Ringworld

Larry Niven

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915–1938, Lawrance Thompson

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915–1938,

Lawrance Thompson

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Rising Sun John Toland

The Rising Sun

John Toland

Pulitzer Prize – History

Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom James MacGregor Burns

Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom

James MacGregor Burns

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Carrier of Ladders W. S. Merwin

The Carrier of Ladders

W. S. Merwin

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Room Made Of Windows, A by Eleanor Cameron

Room Made Of Windows, A

Eleanor Cameron

Boston Globe – Picture Book

If I Built a Village... by Kazue Mizumura

If I Built a Village…

Kazue Mizumura

Caldecott – Picture Book

A Story, a Story by Gail E. Haley

A Story, a Story

Gail E. Haley

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Josh by Ivan Southall

Josh

Ivan Southall

Coretta Scott King – Author

Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes by Charlemae Rollins

Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes

Charlemae Rollins

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Anderson Tapes by Lawrence Sanders

The Anderson Tapes

Lawrence Sanders

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Intruder by John Rowe Townsend

The Intruder

John Rowe Townsend

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo

The Laughing Policeman

Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Flashpoint by Dan J. Marlowe

Flashpoint

Dan J. Marlowe

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Kingdom Under the Sea and other stories by Jan Pieńkowski

The Kingdom Under the Sea and other stories

Jan Pieńkowski

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars and Betsy Cromer Byars

The Summer of the Swans

Betsy Byars and Betsy Cromer Byars