2004 National Book Awards
The 55th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 17, 2004, in New York City.
|Fiction:||The News from Paraguay, Lily Tuck, (HarperCollins Publishers)|
|Nonfiction:||Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, Kevin Boyle (Henry Holt & Company, LLC)|
|Poetry:||Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003, Jean Valentine, (Wesleyan University Press)|
|Young People's Literature:||Godless, Pete Hautman (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)|
|Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Literature:||Judy Blume|