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Literary Awards

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The importance of literature to society is marked in one way by the number of awards that are given out. Some of the most famous American prizes include the Pulitzer, the Caldecott, the Newbery and American Book Award. Almost every country in the world promotes their history, culture and merits through prizes for their authors.
No one won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1942. Since the world was  embroiled in a massive war at the time, it was thought that the  money could be better spent helping the victims of the war.
Yes. Several Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded posthumously.
The 2000 Newbery Award winner was Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.
Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars won the 1971 Newbery Award.
Edwin Arlington Robinson won three Pulitzer Prizes for his poetry collections. He received his first Pulitzer in 1922 for Collected Poems; his second in 1925 for The Man Who Died Twice; and his third in 1928 for Tristram.
J. K. Rowling went into a train and saw various people. She imagined these peoples personalities, intwined with magic, and made them characters in books.
Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for her collection of poems, Annie Allen (Harper).
No, particularly because the Newbery Award can only be given to American books.
Charles Fuller won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for his play, A Soldier's Play (later filmed as A Soldier's Story, starring Denzel Washington). Pennsylvania State University, Center for the Book, lists the following as Charles Fullers' collection of work: The Village: A Party, produced as The...
1999 Medal Winner: Holes by Louis Sachar (Frances Foster) 1998 Medal Winner: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic) 1997 Medal Winner: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (Jean Karl/Atheneum) 1996 Medal Winner: The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman (Clarion) 1995 Medal Winner: Walk...
The 1986 Newbery Award winner was Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. .
Judy Blume won the award for her famous 5book series about a kid named Fudge.
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Gwendolyn Brooks and her husband, Henry Blakely, had two children: Henry Blakely, Jr., born in 1940, and Nora Blakely, born in 1951.
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for their musical, Sunday in the Park With George.
The prizes in physics, chemistry, physiology or Medicien, literature, and peace were first awarded in 1901.
Beaver Pig is the winner of the 2013 Breakthrough Novel competition  through Amazon.com. Written by Adam Clark, it is a story about a  cryptozoological beast that resulted from the Three Mile Island  nuclear accident.
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
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N. Scott Momaday won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his book, House Made of Dawn.
Edward P. Jones won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel, The Known World.
The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded in 1917, established as the result of a provision in Joseph Pulitzer's will that sought to recognize excellence in two broad categories: Journalism and Letters, Drama and Music. The first year, the board only awarded four prizes: Reporting: Herbert Bayard...
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson won the 2009 Caldecott Medal.
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  Sully Prudhomme (Rene Francois Armand) won the 1st Nobel Prize for Literature in 1901.
Future President John F. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize in Biography in 1957 for his best-selling book, Profiles in Courage, vignettes of eight Senators Kennedy considered politically courageous.
Gwendolyn Brooks' fourth book, Annie Allen, won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Negro Hero (1945) The Mother (1945) A Street in Bronzeville (1945) Annie Allen (1950)Maud Martha (1953) (Fiction) Bronzeville Boys and Girls (1956) The Bean Eaters (1960) Selected Poems (1963) We Real Cool (1966) In...
He won the Pulitzer Prize for his historical novel, "Roots" on April 18, 1977.
She has won 25 major awards and 22 state awards, meaning that she earned 47 awards in total.
Moneta Sleet, Jr., award-winning photojournalist, became the first African-American man to win a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for "Deep Sorrow," his photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s widow, Coretta Scott King, taken at Dr. King's funeral. The image was published in Ebony Magazine.
The 1977 Newbery Medal winner was Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor.
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Joe Rosenthal, an Associated Press photographer, won a Pulitzer Prize for Photography in 1945 for his image of the Marines planting the American flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. You can see a reproduction of this photograph via Related Links, below.
The School of Journalism at Columbia University, New York City, awards the Pulitzer Prizes at a luncheon in May of each year.
The Newbery award was established in 1922
The book of short stories is about hardships faced by an immigrantand the persistence to preserve traditional custom in a foreigncountry. The book was written by Jhumpa Lahiri.
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry was the 1990 Newbery Award winner.
Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
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The 1998 Newbery Award winner was Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse.
The first Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded in 1901 to Sully Prudhomme of France.
Eugene O'Neill won the 1957 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for his play, Long Day's Journey Into Night.
You first have to have your book published, and the illustrator  must be a U.S. citizen using original illustrations for that book.  It has to have been published in the last year to be considered.  Then the committee has to pick your book for nomination, then  choose it over all the other books...
There is only one Newberry award book winner every year. However, there are usually 2-5 books a year that receive the Newberry honor. These are books that do not win the award, but were deserving of the recognition.
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Yes, the Newbery Award was established in 1922. The Caldecott Award was established in 1938.
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Ernest Hemingways' novella, The Old Man and the Sea, won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953.
Margaret Mitchell, whose epic Civil War saga, Gone with the Wind, won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Novels fits all the clues in the question. Mitchell allegedly began writing her book while bedridden with a broken ankle.
The 2010 Newbery Award winner was When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.
The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary (typically columns) only dates back to 1970. Pulitzer Prize for Commentary (retrieved from the Pulitzer database) 2011 David Leonhardt of The New York Times: For his graceful penetration of America's complicated economic questions, from the federal budget deficit to...
It is named after john newberry, an 18th century English publisher of juvenile books.
Mississippi Pulitzer Winners and Finalists: 1946: Hodding Carter, Editorial Writing, The Delta Democrat-Times, Greenville, MS 1948: Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire, drama 1955: William Faulkner, A Fable, Fiction 1955: Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, drama 1961: David...
The Caldecott Medal is awarded in January each year by the American Library Association.
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Cormac McCarthy won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel, The Road .
Many great books were written in the 1950s. One great book, which  has won many literary awards is 'Charlotte's Webb'.
Reuben L. "Rube" Goldberg won a 1948 Pulitzer Prize in journalism for his editorial cartoon, "Peace Today." (See Related Links)
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  Yes, there are lists of books that have won the Newberry Medal. Here are some of the links to those sites:   http://theteacherspot.com/books/newberry.html   http://www2.redmond.k12.or.us/mccall/renz/pdf/2003-2004/newberryawardshonorsbooks.pdf   http://members.tripod.com/newberry...
John Steinbeck won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel, The Grapes of Wrath, in 1940.
William Styron won the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction with his novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner.
The 2009 Newbery Award winner was The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
The Newbery Award has been awarded to one children's book each year since 1922.
No one. Thelonious Monk won a posthumous Pulitzer Special Citation for his contribution to music in 2006, but he was a jazz artist. You may be thinking of the 2008 Special Citation awarded to Bob Dylan "for his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of...
The Caldecott medal is named after Randolf Caldecott, and is established by the American Library Association.
The main themes of "Charlie Wilcox" are friendship, survival, and  courage. During the story Charlie's love and trust are tested with  friends and family, he has to survive after being shipped off to  war accidentally, and he has to show courage through all of his  adventures like having a foot...
  They cheat them, so that they give them little money, and have the pearl of the world. The pearl of the world is actually worth tons.
Yes. Gwendolyn Brooks and her husband, Henry Blakely, had two children: Henry Blakely, Jr., born in 1940, and Nora Blakely, born in 1951.
It was the Pushkin award. Named after a great Russian poet A.S.Pushkin, the award ('Pushkinskaya premiya') was established by the St.Petersburg Academy of Science and was one of the most prestigeous literary awards in Russia. Awarded 23 times until it was scrapped under Bolsheviks in 1919, the...
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Beverly Cleary's awards include, but are not limited to:. William Allen White Children's Book Award for Socks (1973) . Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (1975) . Newbery Honors for Ramona and Her Father (1978) . Regina Medal (1980) . National Book Award in Children's Fiction (paperback) for Ramona and...
Because people thought it was a good book, and they voted for it. The magority of people liked it better than the other books that were possible to choose from that year.
The Newbery Medal was first awarded in 1922 to the book 'The Story of Mankind' by Hendrik Willem van Loon .
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse won the 1998 Newbery Award.
Society of Midland Authors Book Award, 1985, for Ch Year citation, all 1990, all for The Winter Room; Parents' Choice Award, 1991, for The Boy Who Owned the School; ALAN Award, 1991; Booklis t Editor' Writers of Americ a, all 199 1, all for Wood song; Spur Award, 1993, for The Haymeado w; Booklist...
  Chris Van Allsburg won the Caldecott Medal in 1982 for Jumanji and in 1986 for The Polar Express.
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich won a 1983 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her postmodern, neo-romantic, Symphony No. I (Three Movements for Orchestra), "commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra and premiered by that orchestra on May 5, 1982 in Alice Tully Hall, New York City." Zwilich was the the first...
Frank McCourt's autobiography, Angela's Ashes: A Memoir, won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in the "Biography or Autobiography" category because the Pulitzer jury thought his work was excellent and the Pulitzer Board agreed. They did not release a public statement documenting the reason the book won the...
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