Breadcrumb Home Cite Quiz: J.R.R. Tolkien One of the 20th century's most beloved authors Laura HayesHow much do you know about the man who created Middle-earth? Question 1 (out of 12): The Hobbit received which prize in 1938? the Caldecott Medal New York Herald Tribune prize for children's literature the Newbery Medal for children's literature More Quizzes from Infoplease: Try another Biography Quiz ! Quiz Archive FEN Learning is part of Sandbox Networks, a millennial learning company, reaching hundreds of millions of people across the globe.