| Share

2000 National Book Awards

The 51st Annual National Book Awards were presented November 15, 2000, at New York City's Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Fiction:In America, Susan Sontag (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Nonfiction:In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking Penguin)
Poetry:Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988–2000, Lucille Clifton (BOA Editions, Ltd.)
Young People's Literature:Homeless Bird, Gloria Whelan (HarperCollins Children's Books)
Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Literature:Ray Bradbury

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

2001 National Book AwardsNational Book Awards1999 National Book Awards

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring