Special Citations and Letters

Hank Williams

Award Year: 
2010

Bob Dylan

Award Year: 
2008

John Coltrane

Award Year: 
2007

Oklahoma

Award Year: 
1944
Authors(s): 
Richard Rodgers
Author 2: 
Oscar Hammerstein II
Description: 
A couple of young cowboys win the love of their sweethearts in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century, despite the interference of an evil ranch hand and a roaming peddler.

Kenneth Roberts - Pulitzer

Award Year: 
1957

The Armada

Award Year: 
1960
Authors(s): 
Garrett Mattingly
Description: 
The book covers Queen Elizabeth's reign over a turbulent nation, while the Duke of Parma plans the invasion of England from the Netherlands. The crucial period from February 1587 to December 1588 is presented in a series of detailed, dramatic scenes. The second part of the book is devoted to the naval battle from the first sight of the Armada off the Scilly Isles to the return of its broken remnants to the ports of Spain.

George Washington, James Thomas Flexner - Pulitzer

Award Year: 
1973
Authors(s): 
James Thomas Flexner

Roots

Award Year: 
1977
Authors(s): 
Alex Haley
Description: 
Roots begins with a birth in 1750, in an African village; it ends seven generations later at the Arkansas funeral of a black professor whose children are a teacher, a Navy architect, an assistant director of the U.S. Information Agency, and an author.

E.B. White

Award Year: 
1978
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