Book Award Winners from 2011

Some of the outstanding books from 2011. More to be announced in the coming months!

National Book Award
Fiction: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Nonfiction: The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
Poetry: Head Off and Split by Nikky Finnery
Young People’s Literature: Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Pulitzer Prize
Fiction: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
General Nonfiction: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Biography: Washington: A Life by Rob Chernow
History: The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner

Man Booker Prize
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Newbery
Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Caldecott
A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee by  Phillip Christian Stead, illustrated by Erin Stead  

Printz Award for Young Adult Literature
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

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