Commonwealth Club of California Book AwardsWinner

Given by Commonwealth Club of California

Other Names: California Book Award, California Book Award for Nonfiction, Commonwealth Club of California, California Commonwealth Club Gold Medal, Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards Finalist
623 Works / 627 Items 172 Books 5 Reviews 4.0
Since 1931, the Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year a select jury considers hundreds of books in show more search of the very best in literary achievement. Eligible books must be written while the author is a resident of California, and they must be published during the year under consideration. Awards are presented in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, First Work of Fiction, Poetry, Californiana, Notable Contribution to Publishing, Juvenile Literature and Young Adult Literature. show less
All, Winner (627), Finalist (234)
All, 2023 (10), 2022 (10), 2021 (10), 2020 (1), 2019 (10), Nonfiction 2018 (2), 2018 (8), 2017 (2), 2016 (9), 2015 (9), 2014 (12), 2013 (8), 2012 (11), 2011 (10), 2010 (11), 2009 (4), 2008 (11), 2007 (10), 2006 (9), 2005 (10), 2004 (9), 2003 (12), 2002 (10), 2001 (9), 2000 (9), 1999 (9), 1998 (10), 1997 (8), 1996 (9), 1995 (10), 1994 (9), 1993 (9), 1992 (10), 1991 (9), 1990 (8), 1989 (6), 1988 (9), 1987 (8), 1986 (8), 1985 (7), 1984 (8), 1983 (9), 1982 (5), 1981 (6), 1980 (6), 1979 (7), 1978 (6), 1977 (5), 1976 (5), 1975 (6), 1974 (7), 1973 (7), 1972 (5), 1971 (6), 1970 (6), 1969 (4), 1968 (5), 1967 (8), 1966 (6), 1965 (7), 1964 (6), 1963 (5), 1962 (6), 1961 (6), 1960 (4), 1959 (7), 1958 (6), 1957 (6), 1956 (5), 1955 (5), 1954 (6), 1953 (3), 1952 (2), 1951 (5), 1950 (5), 1949 (6), 1948 (7), 1947 (4), 1946 (3), 1945 (6), 1944 (5), 1943 (5), 1942 (5), 1941 (3), 1940 (6), 1939 (6), 1938 (3), 1937 (3), 1936 (4), 1935 (3), 1934 (3), 1933 (2), 1932 (3), 1931 (2)

Winner 627

The High Sierra: A Love Story by Kim Stanley RobinsonCaliforniana, Gold2023
The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History by Michael KauffmannContribution to Publishing, Gold2023
Heartbroke by Chelsea BiekerFiction, Gold2023
Nightcrawling by Leila MottleyFirst Fiction, Gold2023
The Red Arrow by William BrewerFirst Fiction, Silver2023
Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration by Elizabeth PartridgeJuvenile, Gold2023
American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis by Adam HochschildNonfiction, Gold2023
Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands by Kelly Lytle HernandezNonfiction, Silver2023
The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir by Ingrid Rojas ContrerasNonfiction, Silver2023
Ophelia After All by Racquel MarieYoung Adult, Gold2023
Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles by Rosecrans BaldwinCaliforniana, Gold2022
The Archer by Shruti SwamyFiction, Gold2022
The Committed by Viet Thanh NguyenFiction, Silver2022
Skinship: Stories by Yoon ChoiFirst Fiction, Gold2022
City of a Thousand Gates by Rebecca SacksFirst Fiction, Silver2022
Wishes by Muon Thi VanJuvenile, Gold2022
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire by Lizzie JohnsonNonfiction, Gold2022
Light on Fire: The Art and Life of Sam Francis by Gabrielle SelzNonfiction, Silver2022
Refractive Africa by Will AlexanderPoetry, Gold2022
Home Is Not a Country by Safia ElhilloYoung Adult, Gold2022
California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History by Richard WhiteCaliforniana, Gold2021
A Natural History of the Anza-Borrego Region - Then and Now by Marie Simovich and Mike WellsContribution to Publishing, Gold2021
A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories by Daniel MasonFiction, Gold2021
Interior Chinatown by Charles YuFiction, Silver2021
How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam ZhangFirst Fiction, Gold2021
Efren Divided by Ernesto CisnerosJuvenile, Gold2021
South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War by Alice L BaumgartnerNonfiction, Gold2021
Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America by Conor DoughertyNonfiction, Silver2021
Quiet Orient Riot by Nathalie KhankanPoetry, Gold2021
The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds ReedYoung Adult, Silver2021
California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History by Richard WhiteGold2020
Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America by Conor Dougherty2020
The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds ReedYoung Adult Silver2020
The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation by Miriam PawelCaliforniana, Gold2019
The Mars Room by Rachel KushnerFiction, Gold2019
Winter Kept Us Warm: A Novel by Anne RaeffFiction, Silver2019
There There by Tommy OrangeFirst Fiction, Gold2019
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas ContrerasFirst Fiction, Silver2019
The Language of Spells by Garret WeyrJuvenile, Gold2019
The Library Book by Susan OrleanNonfiction, Gold2019
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane BauerNonfiction, Silver2019
Total Recall by Samantha GilesPoetry, Gold2019
Picture Us In The Light by Kelly Loy GilbertYoung Adult2019
The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age by Robert Aquinas McNallyCaliforniana2018
The California Field Atlas by Obi KaufmannContribution to Publishing2018
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel KhongFirst Fiction2018
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard RothsteinGoldNonfiction 2018
The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh WeilGold, Fiction2018
Maya Lin by Susan Goldman RubinJuvinile2018
Heaven Is All Goodbyes: Pocket Poets No. 61 (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) by Tongo Eisen-MartinPoetry2018
The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren MarkhamSilverNonfiction 2018
So Much Blue by Percival EverettSilver, Fiction2018
The 57 Bus by Dashka SlaterYoung Adult2018
Restless Continent by Aja Couchois DuncanPoetry, Gold2017
Buck Studies by Douglas KearneyPoetry, Silver2017
An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 by Benjamin MadleyCaliforniana2016
Ecosystems of California by Harold MooneyContribution to Publishing2016
Moonglow by Michael ChabonFiction, Gold2016
The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzieFiction, Silver2016
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Melissa YancyFirst Fiction2016
Cloud and Wallfish by Anne NesbetJuvenile2016
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés ReséndezNonfiction, Gold2016
Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature by Jordan Fisher SmithNonfiction, Silver2016
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola YoonYoung Adult2016
California's Wild Edge by Tom KillionCaliforniana2015
The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers, with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume One, 1890-1930 by James KarmanContribution to Publishing2015
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia BerlinFiction, Gold2015
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh NguyenFirst Fiction, Gold2015
Melissa by Alex GinoJuvenile2015
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill LeovyNonfiction, Gold2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve SilbermanNonfiction, Silver2015
Challenger Deep by Neal ShustermanYoung Adult, Gold2015
The Alex Crow by Andrew SmithYoung Adult, Silver2015
San Francisco's Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 by Laura A. AckleyCaliforniana, Gold2014
The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin : the damn good times of a fiercely independent publisher by Kim BancroftContribution to Publishing2014
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih AlameddineFiction, Gold2014
Waiting for the Electricity: A Novel by Christina NicholFirst Fiction, Gold2014
The UnAmericans: Stories by Molly AntopolFirst Fiction, Silver2014
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. HolmJuvenile2014
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam PawelNonfiction, Gold2014
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor TobarNonfiction, Silver2014
The Feel Trio by Fred MotenPoetry2014
Orfeo by Richard PowersSilver2014
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel QuinteroYoung Adult2014
Far Far Away by Tom McNealYoung Adult, Gold2014
Scrape the Willow Until It Sings: The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker by Deborah ValomaContribution to Publishing, Gold2013
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy FowlerFiction, Gold2013
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony MarraFirst Fiction, Gold2013
Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa MossJuvenile, Gold2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric SchlosserNonfiction, Gold2013
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti by Amy WilentzNonfiction, Silver2013
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire by Brenda HillmanPoetry, Gold2013
The Boss (McSweeney's Poetry Series) by Victoria ChangPoetry, Silver2013
Valley of Shadows and Dreams by Melanie LightContribution to Publishing, Gold2012
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam JohnsonFiction, Gold2012
A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer DuBoisFirst Fiction, Gold2012
Masha'allah and Other Stories by Mariah K. YoungFirst Fiction, Silver2012
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateJuvenile, Gold2012
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria SweetNonfiction, Gold2012
The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Anne-Marie O'ConnorNonfiction, Silver2012
Sea and fog by Etel AdnanPoetry, Gold2012
Second Chance Summer by Morgan MatsonYoung Adult, Gold2012
A Soldier's Secret: The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero by Marissa MossYoung Adult, Silver2012
Sunshine Was Never Enough: Los Angeles Workers, 1880-2010 by John H. M. Laslett2012
Chuckwalla Land: The Riddle of California's Desert by David Rains WallaceCaliforniana, Gold2011
Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-1978 by Chris CarlssonContribution to Publishing, Gold2011
The Barbarian Nurseries by Héctor TobarFiction, Gold2011
Love and Shame and Love by Peter OrnerFiction, Silver2011
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlanteFirst Fiction, Gold2011
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne RocklinJuvenile, Gold2011
Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum by Jason FelchNonfiction, Gold2011
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. by Jonathan LethemNonfiction, Silver2011
Ascension by Giovanni SingletonPoetry, Gold2011
The Apothecary by Maile MeloyYoung Adult, Gold2011
A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California by Laura CunninghamCaliforniana, Gold2010
Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark TwainContribution to Publishing, Gold2010
I Hotel by Karen Tei YamashitaFiction, Gold2010
Model Home by Eric PuchnerFiction, Silver2010
The Lost Books of The Odyssey by Zachary MasonFirst Fiction, Gold2010
Grandma's Gloves by Cecil CastellucciJuvenile, Gold2010
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History by Yunte HuangNonfiction, Gold2010
The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America by Don LattinNonfiction, Silver2010
Mortal Geography (Karen & Michael Braziller Books) by Alexandra TeaguePoetry, Gold2010
Suck on the Marrow by CAMILLE DUNGYPoetry, Silver2010
The Things a Brother Knows by Dana ReinhardtYoung Adult, Gold2010
The Vagrants by Yiyun LiFiction, Gold2009
The Bigness of the World: Stories by Lori OstlundFirst Fiction, Gold2009
Lucky Breaks by Susan PatronJuvenile, Gold2009
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca SolnitNonfiction, Gold2009
Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970 by Gordon H. ChangContribution to Publishing, Gold2008
The End of the Jews: A Novel by Adam MansbachFiction, Gold2008
Telex from Cuba by Rachel KushnerFirst Fiction, Gold2008
Legend of a Suicide by David VannFirst Fiction, Silver2008
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir NelsonJuvenile, Gold2008
Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life by John AdamsNonfiction, Gold2008
Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West by Deanne StillmanNonfiction, Silver2008
Sleeping It Off in Rapid City: Poems, New and Selected by August KleinzahlerPoetry, Gold2008
Practice by Dan BellmPoetry, Silver2008
White Sands, Red Menace by Ellen KlagesYoung Adult, Gold2008
The Los Angeles Plaza: Sacred and Contested Space by William David Estrada2008
Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City by Robert GottliebCaliforniana, Silver2007
Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella by Paul FleischmanContribution to Publishing, Silver2007
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael ChabonFiction, Gold2007
Sons and Other Flammable Objects by Porochista KhakpourFirst Fiction, Silver2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold RampersadNonfiction, Gold2007
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker HoweNonfiction, Silver2007
Chinese Apples: New and Selected Poems by W. S. Di PieroPoetry, Gold2007
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherSilver, Young Adult2007
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherYoung Adult, Silver2007
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang CompestineYoung Adult, Silver2007
The Great Black Way by RJ SmithCaliforniana, Silver2006
Wizard of the Crow by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'oFiction, Gold2006
Talk Talk by T. C. BoyleFiction, Silver2006
Artificial Light (Little House on the Bowery) by James GreerFirst Fiction, Silver2006
Landed by Milly LeeJuvenile, Silver2006
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael PollanNonfiction, Gold2006
Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother by Sonia NazarioNonfiction, Silver2006
New and Collected Poems, 1964-2006 by Ishmael ReedPoetry, Gold2006
A True and Faithful Narrative by Katherine SturtevantYoung Adult, Silver2006
The Great Earthquake and Firestorms of 1906 by Philip L. FradkinCaliforniana, Silver2005
Europe Central by William T. VollmannFiction, Gold2005
Nice Big American Baby by Judy BudnitzFiction, Silver2005
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeFiction, Silver2005
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories by Yiyun LiFirst Fiction, Silver2005
Terrific by Jon AgeeJuvenile, Silver2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam HochschildNonfiction, Gold2005
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared M. DiamondNonfiction, Silver2005
The Niagara River: Poems by Kay RyanPoetry, Gold2005
The Cloud Chamber by Joyce MaynardYoung Adult, Silver2005
Beasts of the Fields: A Narrative History of California Farmworkers, 1769-1913 by Richard Steven StreetCaliforniana, Silver2004
The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean GreerFiction, Gold2004
Graceland by Chris AbaniFiction, Silver2004
Happy Baby by Stephen ElliottFiction, Silver2004
Every Night Is Ladies' Night: Stories by Michael Jaime-BecerraFirst Fiction, Silver2004
Walt Whitman: Words for America by Barbara KerleyJuvenile, Silver2004
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic by Chalmers JohnsonNonfiction, Gold2004
The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004 by Adrienne RichPoetry, Gold2004
Worth by A. LaFayeYoung Adult, Silver2004
The King Of California: J.G. Boswell and the Making of A Secret American Empire by Mark AraxCaliforniana, Silver2003
Evidence of Things Unseen by Marianne WigginsFiction, Gold2003
Parasites Like Us by Adam JohnsonFiction, Silver2003
Old School by Tobias WolffFiction, Silver2003
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ PackerFirst Fiction, Silver2003
Just a Minute! A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi MoralesJuvenile, Silver2003
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West by Rebecca SolnitNonfiction, Gold2003
American Expressionism: Art and Social Change, 1920-1950 by Bram DijkstraNonfiction, Silver2003
Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means {abridged} by William T. VollmannNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver2003
The Strange Hours Travelers Keep: Poems by August KleinzahlerPoetry, Gold2003
Where I Was From by Joan DidionSpecial Acknowledgement, Silver2003
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrauYoung Adult, Silver2003
Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology by David L. UlinCaliforniana, Silver2002
The Miracle: A Novel by John L'HeureuxFiction, Gold2002
The Last Good Chance: A Novel by Tom BarbashFirst Fiction, Silver2002
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldFirst Fiction, Silver2002
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson by Pam Muñoz RyanJuvenile, Silver2002
Brown: The Last Discovery of America by Richard RodriguezNonfiction, Gold2002
American Law in the Twentieth Century by Lawrence M. FriedmanNonfiction, Silver2002
The High Sierra of California by Gary SnyderNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver2002
Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems by B. H. FairchildPoetry, Gold2002
This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie (Golden Kite Awards) by Elizabeth PartridgeYoung Adult, Silver2002
Capturing Light by Drew Heath JohnsonCaliforniana, Silver2001
Highwire Moon by Susan StraightFiction, Gold2001
Haussmann, or the Distinction: A Novel by Paul La FargeFiction, Silver2001
Edgewater Angels: A Novel by Sandro MealletFirst Fiction, Silver2001
American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan TaylorNonfiction, Gold2001
Splendide Californie!: Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900 by Claudine ChalmersNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver2001
New and Collected Poems: 1931–2001 by Czesław MiłoszPoetry, Gold2001
Cool, Calm, and Collected: Poems 1960-2000 by Carolyn KizerPoetry, Silver2001
Notes from a Liar and Her Dog by Gennifer CholdenkoYoung Adult, Silver2001
The literature of California / 1, Native American beginnings to 1945 by Al YoungCaliforniana, Silver2000
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael ChabonFiction, Gold2000
The Royal Family by William T. VollmannFiction, Silver2000
Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner by F. X. TooleFirst Fiction, Silver2000
Jubal's Wish by Audrey WoodJuvenile, Silver2000
Our Vietnam: The War 1954-1975 by A. J. LangguthNonfiction, Gold2000
Selected Poems by Fanny HowePoetry, Gold2000
California Calls You: The Art of Promoting the Golden State 1870 to 1940 by K. D. KurutzPublishing, Silver2000
At the Sign of the Star by Katherine SturtevantYoung Adult, Silver2000
Rush for Riches by J. S. HollidayCaliforniana, Silver1999
Leaving Pico by Frank X. GasparFiction, Silver1999
The Oxygen Man by Steve YarbroughFirst Fiction, Gold1999
The Artist of the Missing: A Novel by Paul La FargeFirst Fiction, Silver1999
Crooked by Laura McNealFirst Fiction, Silver1999
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. KennedyNonfiction, Gold1999
Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe by Brad S. GregoryNonfiction, Silver1999
The Mercy: Poems by Philip LevinePoetry, Silver1999
Little Bo by Julie AndrewsYoung Adult, Silver1999
Harvest Son by David Mas MasumotoCaliforniana, Silver1998
Goodnight, Nebraska by Tom McNealFiction, Silver1998
Lost Lake: Stories by Mark SloukaFiction, Silver1998
Hunger by Lan Samantha ChangFirst Fiction, Silver1998
Sitting Ducks by Michael BedardJuvenile, Silver1998
I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade by Diane WilsonJuvenile, Silver1998
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam HochschildNonfiction, Gold1998
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery by Henry MayerNonfiction, Silver1998
Mrs. Dumpty by Chana BlochPoetry, Silver1998
The Art of the Lathe by B. H. FairchildPoetry, Silver1998
The Dream Endures: California Enters the 1940s by Kevin StarrCaliforniana, Silver1997
Le Divorce by Diane JohnsonFiction, Gold1997
Creek Walk and Other Stories by Molly GilesFiction, Silver1997
Circumnavigation by Steve LattimoreFirst Fiction, Silver1997
The Hired Hand by Robert D. San SouciJuvenile, Silver1997
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared DiamondNonfiction, Gold1997
Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature by Harry W. GreeneNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1997
A Far Rockaway of the Heart (New Directions Paperbook) by Lawrence FerlinghettiPoetry, Silver1997
Storm over Mono by John HartCaliforniana, Gold1996
Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories by Gina BerriaultFiction, Silver1996
Sacred Dust by David HillFirst Work of Fiction, Silver1996
A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy FarmerJuvenile, Silver1996
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Alan SchroederJuvenile, Silver1996
Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir by D. J. WaldieNonfiction, Gold1996
Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics by Ruth Lewin SimeNonfiction, Silver1996
Sun Under Wood by Robert HassPoetry, Silver1996
Harping On: Poems, 1985-1995 by Carolyn KizerPoetry, Silver1996
Naming the Spirits by Lawrence ThorntonFiction, Silver1995
Jackson Street by John A. MillerFirst Work, Gold1995
Reckless Driver by Lisa ViceFirst Work, Silver1995
A Time for Dancing by Davida Wills HurwinJuvenile, Silver1995
Canto Familiar by Gary SotoJuvenile, Silver1995
The Faithful Friend by Robert D. San SouciJuvenile, Silver1995
Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America by Mike RoseNonfiction, Silver1995
Poles Apart: Parallel Visions of the Arctic and Antarctic by Galen RowellNonfiction, Silver1995
Lights & Mysteries by Thomas CentolellaPoetry, Silver1995
Red Sauce, Whiskey and Snow by August KleinzahlerPoetry, Silver1995
The Palace Thief by Ethan CaninFiction, Silver1994
The ZOO WHERE YOU'RE FED TO GOD: A NOVEL by Michael VenturaFiction, Silver1994
Smoky Night by Eve BuntingJuvenile, Silver1994
The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War by Peter N. CarrollJuvenile, Silver1994
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen CushmanJuvenile, Silver1994
Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self Esteem, and the Confidence Gap by Peggy OrensteinNonfiction, Silver1994
Two Eagles / Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the United States-Mexico Borderlands by Tupper Ansel BlakeNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1994
The Philosopher's Club by Kim AddonizioPoetry, Silver1994
The October Palace: Poems by Jane HirshfieldPoetry, Silver1994
The Great Central Valley by Stephen JohnsonCaliforniana, Silver1993
Tuscaloosa: A novel by W. Glasgow PhillipsFirst Novel, Silver1993
Bull Run by Paul FleischmanJuvenile, Silver1993
Grandfather's Journey by Allen SayJuvenile, Silver1993
Dragon's Gate by Laurence YepJuvenile, Silver1993
Opera in America: A Cultural History by John DizikesNonfiction, Gold1993
No Way to Build a Ballpark and Other Irreverent Essays on Architecture by Allan TemkoNonfiction, Silver1993
The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life by Kenneth R. TrappNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1993
Lost Body (National Poetry Series) by Terry EhretPoetry, Silver1993
Josiah Royce: From Grass Valley to Harvard by Robert V. HineCaliforniana, Gold1992
When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin YalomFiction, Gold1992
Red Square by Marin Cruz SmithFiction, Silver1992
Cantora by Sylvia Lopez-MedinaFirst Novel, Silver1992
Earthquake at Dawn by Kristiana GregoryJuvenile, Silver1992
A Bowl of Mischief by Ellen Kindt McKenzieJuvenile, Silver1992
Chicken Sunday by Patricia PolaccoJuvenile, Silver1992
Triumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican People by Ramon Eduardo RuizNonfiction, Gold1992
Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father by Richard RodriguezNonfiction, Silver1992
Napoleon: An Intimate Account of the Years of Supremacy 1800-1814 by Proctor Patterson JonesNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1992
Farming on the Edge by John HartCaliforniana, Gold1991
Sarah Canary by Karen Joy FowlerFiction, Silver1991
Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron HansenFiction, Silver1991
Jayhawker by Patricia BeattyJuvenile, Silver1991
Fly Away Home by Eve BuntingJuvenile, Silver1991
Anne Sexton: A Biography by Diane MiddlebrookNonfiction, Gold1991
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan FaludiNonfiction, Silver1991
What Work Is by Philip LevinePoetry, Silver1991
Provinces by Czesław MiłoszPoetry, Silver1991
Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950-1965 by Caroline A. JonesCaliforniana, Gold1990
Limbo River by Rick HillisFiction, Silver1990
Even Now by Michelle LatiolaisFiction, Silver1990
Babushka's Doll by Patricia PolaccoJuvenile, Silver1990
Sacred Mountains of the World by Edwin BernbaumNonfiction, Gold1990
The Knight, Death and the Devil by Ella LefflandNonfiction, Silver1990
America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink by Kenneth M. StamppNonfiction, Silver1990
O California! : nineteenth and early twentieth century California landscapes and observations by Stephen VincentNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1990
Denial of Disaster by Gladys C. HansenCaliforniana, Gold1989
The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanFiction, Silver1989
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans by Ronald TakakiNonfiction, Gold1989
Human Wishes by Robert HassPoetry, Silver1989
Fortress (Wesleyan Poetry) by Brenda HillmanPoetry, Silver1989
Dead Languages by David ShieldsPoetry, Silver1989
Julia Morgan, Architect by Sara Holmes BoutelleCaliforniana, Gold1988
What is It Then Between Us?: Stories (Collier Fiction) by Ehud HavazeletFiction, Silver1988
Step into the Night by Joanne RyderJuvenile, Silver1988
Picasso's Guernica: History, Transformations, Meanings by Herschel B. ChippNonfiction, Silver1988
The Way to the Western Sea by David LavenderNonfiction, Silver1988
Green Architecture & The Agrarian Garden by Barbara Stauffacher SolomonNonfiction, Silver1988
Of Gravity and Angels by Jane HirshfieldPoetry, Silver1988
The Collected Poems by Czesław MiłoszPoetry, Silver1988
Julia Morgan: An Intimate Biography of the Trailblazing Architect by Victoria Kastner1988
Bitter Melon by Jeff GillenkirkCaliforniana, Silver1987
World's End by T. C. BoyleFiction, Silver1987
Unremembered Country by Susan GriffinFirst Fiction, Silver1987
Imagining Argentina by Lawrence ThorntonFirst Fiction, Silver1987
Nell's Quilt by Susan TerrisJuvenile, Silver1987
Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World by Donald R. HowardNonfiction, Gold1987
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy ShiltsNonfiction, Silver1987
Voyages of Discovery: Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific by Lynne WitheyNonfiction, Silver1987
The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse by Vikram SethCaliforniana, Gold1986
Birds Landing by Ernest FinneyFiction, Silver1986
Small Business (Contemporary American Fiction) by Tom ParkerFirst Fiction, Silver1986
France, Fin de Siècle by Eugen WeberNonfiction, Gold1986
Giovanni and Lusanna: Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence by Gene BruckerNonfiction, Silver1986
Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape by Galen A. RowellNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1986
Left Out in the Rain: New Poems 1947-1985 by Gary SnyderPoetry, Silver1986
Sapphics Against Anger and Other Poems by Timothy SteelePoetry, Silver1986
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980 by Thomas AlbrightCaliforniana, Gold1985
Greasy Lake: and Other stories by T. Coraghessan BoyleFiction, Silver1985
Reasons to Live by Amy HempelFiction, Silver1985
Face by Cecile PinedaFiction, Silver1985
Willow Maiden by Meghan CollinsJuvenile, Silver1985
A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals by Spiro KostofNonfiction, Gold1985
Early light (University of Utah Press poetry series) by W. S. Di PieroPoetry, Silver1985
The University of California/Sotheby Book of California Wine by Doris MuscatineCaliforniana, Gold1984
Stones for Ibarra by Harriet DoerrFiction, Silver1984
Tapping the Source by Kem NunnFirst Fiction, Silver1984
Monkey Puzzle and Other Poems by Myra Cohn LivingstonJuvenile, Silver1984
Above Paris by Pierre SalingerNonfiction, Silver1984
Celebrating Italy by Carol FieldNotable Contribution to Publishishing, Silver1984
The Hill Towns of Italy by Carol FieldNotable Contribution to Publishishing, Silver1984
European Poems and Transitions: Over All the Obscene Boundaries (New Directions Paperback) by Lawrence FerlinghettiPoetry, Silver1984
The Klamath Knot by David Rains WallaceCaliforniana, Silver1983
A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. GainesFiction, Silver1983
A Dime to Dance By by Walter WalkerFirst Fiction, Silver1983
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly ClearyJuvenile, Silver1983
Cry of the Kalahari: Seven Years in Africa's Last Great Wilderness by Mark OwensJuvenile, Silver1983
French Gothic Architecture of the 12th and 13th Centuries by Jean V. BonyNonfiction, Gold1983
The First Elizabeth by Carolly EricksonNonfiction, Gold1983
Mountains of the Middle Kingdom: Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet by Galen RowellNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1983
Collected Poems, 1930-83 by Josephine MilesPoetry, Silver1983
Winemaking in California by Ruth TeiserCaliforniana, Gold1982
The Infinite Passion of Expectation by Gina BerriaultFiction, Silver1982
Story for a Black Night by Clayton BessFirst Fiction, Silver1982
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert MiddlekauffNonfiction, Gold1982
Spacks Street : new & selected poems by Barry SpacksPoetry, Silver1982
The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience by J. S. HollidayCaliforniana, Gold1981
Family: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir by Herbert GoldFiction, Silver1981
A Jar of Dreams by Yoshiko UchidaJuvenile, Silver1981
Hunger of Memory : The Education of Richard Rodriguez by Richard RodriguezNonfiction, Gold1981
Will's Boy: A Memoir by Wright MorrisNonfiction, Silver1981
Poems Old and New: 1918-1978 by Janet LewisPoetry, Silver1981
impossible appetites by James FetlerFiction, Silver1980
Flight of the Sparrow by Julia CunninghamJuvenile, Gold1980
The Half-a-Moon Inn by Paul FleischmanJuvenile, Silver1980
Translating Neruda: The Way to Macchu Picchu by John FelstinerNonfiction, Gold1980
A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783 by Charles RoysterNonfiction, Silver1980
The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War by Kenneth M. StamppNonfiction, Silver1980
The Year of the French by Thomas FlanaganFirst Fiction, Gold1979
The Fool and the Dancing Bear by Pamela StearnsJuvenile, Silver1979
Sea Glass by Laurence YepJuvenile, Silver1979
Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery by Leon F. LitwackNonfiction, Silver1979
The Urban Crucible: The Northern Seaports and the Origins of the American Revolution by Gary B. NashNonfiction, Silver1979
Symbols of Eternity: The Art of Landscape Painting in China by Michael SullivanNotable Contribution to Publishing, Silver1979
The Morning Star by Kenneth RexrothPoetry, Silver1979
The Dark Range by David Rains WallaceCaliforniana, Silver1978
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott BergFiction, Gold1978
A Woman of Independent Means by Elizabeth Forsythe HaileyFirst Fiction, Silver1978
North of Danger by Dale FifeJuvenile, Silver1978
Germany 1866-1945 by Gordon A. CraigNonfiction, Silver1978
Saint Nicholas of Myra, Bari, and Manhattan: Biography of a Legend by Charles W. JonesNonfiction, Silver1978
The Wanderers: The Saga of Three Women Who Survived by Ingrid RimlandFirst Fiction, Gold1977
Fremont: Explorer for a Restless Nation by Ferol EganNonfiction, Silver1977
Botanical Prints by Henry EvansNonfiction, Silver1977
Haywire by Brooke HaywardNonfiction, Silver1977
In Mediterranean Air by Ann StanfordPoetry, Silver1977
The Spectator Bird by Wallace StegnerFiction, Silver1976
A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution by Page SmithNonfiction, Gold1976
Peasants into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France, 1870-1914 by Eugen WeberNonfiction, Silver1976
Jack Straw's Castle by Thom GunnPoetry, Gold1976
Adult Bookstore by Karl ShapiroPoetry, Silver1976
Nothing seemed impossible: William C. Ralston and early San Francisco (Western biography series) by David LavenderCaliforniana, Silver1975
The Great Train Robbery by Michael CrichtonFiction, Silver1975
The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt, Revised and Updated by Brian M. FaganNonfiction, Gold1975
The Age of Napoleon by Will DurantNonfiction, Silver1975
The Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates Ajar by Peter Ward FayNonfiction, Silver1975
Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed by Robert A. RosenstoneNonfiction, Silver1975
An Everyday History of Somewhere by Ray RaphaelCaliforniana, Gold1974
The Connoisseur by Evan S. ConnellFiction, Silver1974
A Time for Titans by Viña DelmarFiction, Silver1974
Love Out of Season by Ella LefflandFiction, Silver1974
Against the law;: The Nixon Court and criminal justice by Leonard W. LevyFiction, Silver1974
The paper party by Don FreemanJuvenile, Silver1974
The Ascent of Man by Jacob BronowskiNonfiction, Gold1974
Chile, Peru, and the California Gold Rush of 1849 by Jay MonaghanCaliforniana, Silver1973
The Cowboy and the Cossack by Clair HuffakerFiction, Silver1973
Yours, And Mine by Judith RascoeFiction, Silver1973
Steinbeck Country by Steve CrouchNonfiction, Gold1973
Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915 by Kevin StarrNonfiction, Gold1973
Gideon Welles: Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy by John NivenNonfiction, Silver1973
Living together : new and selected poems by Edgar BowersPoetry, Silver1973
Monterey by Augusta FinkCaliforniana, Silver1972
The Pound Era by Hugh KennerFiction, Silver1972
Samurai of Gold Hill by Yoshiko UchidaJuvenile, Silver1972
Contour in Time: The Plays of Eugene O'Neill by Travis BogardNonfiction, Gold1972
Sand in a Whirlwind: The Paiute Indian War of 1860 by Ferol EganNonfiction, Silver1972
The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California by Alexander SaxtonCaliforniana, Silver1971
The Exorcist by William Peter BlattyFiction, Gold1971
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. GainesFiction, Silver1971
Annie and the Old One by Miska MilesJuvenile, Silver1971
Textile Art in the Church by Marion P. IrelandNonfiction, Silver1971
More under Saturn (The Wesleyan poetry program v. 58) by William DickeyPoetry, Silver1971
The El Dorado Trail by Ferol EganCaliforniana, Silver1970
Crimson Ramblers of the World, Farewell by Jessamyn WestFiction, Silver1970
Jonah and the great fish by Clyde Robert BullaJuvenile, Silver1970
Asian Ideas of East and West: Tagore and His Critics in Japan, China, and India by Stephen N. HayNonfiction, Gold1970
Interpretations of Life: A Survey of Contemporary Literature: The Lives and Opinions of Some Major Authors of Our Time by Will DurantNonfiction, Silver1970
The Rise of Modern China by Immanuel Chung-yueh HsüNonfiction, Silver1970
The Great Betrayal by Audrie GirdnerCaliforniana, Silver1969
The Green and Burning Tree: On the Writing and Enjoyment of Children's Books by Eleanor CameronJuvenile, Silver1969
The Cay by Theodore TaylorJuvenile, Silver1969
With Bold Knife and Fork by M. F. K. FisherNonfiction, Gold1969
Everyman's Eden; a history of California by Ralph Joseph RoskeCaliforniana, Silver1968
Airport by Arthur HaileyFiction, Silver1968
Edward L. Thorndike: The Sane Positivist by Geraldine JonCich CliffordNonfiction, Gold1968
Heroic Mexico: The Violent Emergence of a Modern Nation by William Weber JohnsonNonfiction, Gold1968
The Immigrant Upraised: Italian Adventurers and Colonists in an Expanding America by Andrew F. RolleNonfiction, Silver1968
Fool's Gold A Biography of John Sutter by Richard DillonCaliforniana, Silver1967
A Night of Watching by Elliott ArnoldFiction, Gold1967
All the Little Live Things by Wallace StegnerFiction, Silver1967
Silent ship, silent sea by Robb WhiteJuvenile, Silver1967
Robert E. Lee: A Portrait by Margaret SanbornNonfiction, Gold1967
Fathers by Herbert GoldNonfiction, Silver1967
The young Stalin; the early years of an elusive revolutionary by Edward Ellis SmithNonfiction, Silver1967
The rose of solitude by William EversonPoetry, Silver1967
Chancy and the Grand Rascal by Sid FleischmanCaliforniana, Silver1966
All the Little Heroes by Herbert WilnerFiction, Silver1966
The Stone Mason of Tor House: The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers by Melba Berry BennettNonfiction, Gold1966
The cave and the mountain : a study of E M Forster by Wilfred StoneNonfiction, Gold1966
Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish-Speaking Californias, 1846-1890 by Leonard PittNonfiction, Silver1966
The ordeal of the Constitution; the antifederalists and the ratification struggle of 1787-1788 by Robert Allen RutlandNonfiction, Silver1966
The Year of the Death by Reuben MerlissFiction, Silver1965
Campion Towers by John Louis BeattyJuvenile, Silver1965
Arfive by A.B. Jr GuthrieNonfiction, Gold1965
Oil, land, and politics; the California career of Thomas Robert Bard by W. H. HutchinsonNonfiction, Gold1965
Mein Cello und ich und unsere Begegnungen by Gregor PiatigorskyNonfiction, Silver1965
The Final Challenge: The American Frontier, 1804-1845 by Dale Van EveryNonfiction, Silver1965
Selected Poems by Louis SimpsonPoetry, Silver1965
Sarah & the Senator by Robert Henry KroningerCaliforniana, Silver1964
The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail by Wallace StegnerFiction, Silver1964
Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon UrisFiction, Silver1964
The Man by Irving WallaceFiction, Silver1964
A Spell is Cast by Eleanor CameronJuvenile, Silver1964
Andreas Vesalius of Brussels, 1514-1564 by C. D. O'MalleyNonfiction, Gold1964
South from San Francisco by Frank Merriman StangerCaliforniana, Silver1963
The Keys and the Candle by Maryhale WoolseyJuvenile, Silver1963
A History of Russia by Nicholas V. RiasanovskyNonfiction, Gold1963
James Gibbons Huneker, critic of the seven arts by Arnold T. SchwabNonfiction, Silver1963
Ah, Julian! A memoir of Julian Brodetsky by Leonard WibberleyNonfiction, Silver1963
The Everlasting Fire by Jonreed LauritzenFiction, Silver1962
Heart of the Wild by Chet SchwarzkopfFiction, Silver1962
First woman ambulance surgeon, Emily Barringer by Iris NobleJuvenile, Silver1962
Franz Kafka: Parable and Paradox [Revised and Expanded Edition] by Heinz PolitzerNonfiction, Gold1962
John Adams by Page SmithNonfiction, Gold1962
Adolph Sutro, a biography by Robert E. StewartNonfiction, Silver1962
Ishi in Two Worlds by Theodora KroeberCaliforniana, Silver1961
Mila 18 by Leon UrisFiction, Gold1961
The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving StoneFiction, Silver1961
The Gray Sea Raiders by Gordon D. ShirreffsJuvenile, Silver1961
Sinclair Lewis: An American Life by Mark SchorerNonfiction, Gold1961
Forth to the Wilderness: The First American Frontier, 1754-1774 by Dale Van EveryNonfiction, Silver1961
A Shooting Star by Wallace StegnerFiction, Silver1960
Hawaii, the Aloha State by Helen BauerJuvenile, Silver1960
Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813 by George DangerfieldNonfiction, Gold1960
The War for the Union, Vol. 2: War Becomes Revolution, 1862-1863 by Allan NevinsNonfiction, Silver1960
The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned by William BronsonCaliforniana, Silver1959
Flight from Ashiya by Elliott ArnoldFiction, Gold1959
The Thirteenth Apostle by Eugene ValeFiction, Silver1959
This Is The Desert story of America's Arid Region by Phil AultJuvenile, Silver1959
Alexander Hamilton: portrait in paradox by John Chester MillerNonfiction, Gold1959
Thaddeus Stevens : Scourge of the South by Fawn M. BrodieNonfiction, Silver1959
The end of American innocence : a study of the first years of our own time, 1912-1917 by Henry Farnham MayNonfiction, Silver1959
Montgomery and the Portsmouth by Fred Blackburn RogersCaliforniana, Silver1958
Warlock by Oakley HallFiction, Gold1958
The Sergeant by Dennis MurphyFiction, Silver1958
Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël by J. Christopher HeroldNonfiction, Gold1958
Land of Giants: Drive to the Pacific Northwest, 1750-1950 by David LavenderNonfiction, Silver1958
The Era of Theodore Roosevelt, 1900-1912 by George E. MowryNonfiction, Silver1958
San Francisco Bay by Harold GilliamCaliforniana, Silver1957
The Flower Drum Song by C. Y. LeeFiction, Silver1957
Knock and Wait a While by William Rawle WeeksFiction, Silver1957
The Braintree Mission by Nicholas E. WyckoffFiction, Silver1957
David and the Phoenix by Edward OrmondroydJuvenile, Silver1957
Elizabethans at Home by Lu Emily PearsonNonfiction, Gold1957
Men of the Western Waters by Dale Van EveryCaliforniana, Silver1956
The Long Watch by Elizabeth LiningtonFiction, Silver1956
Spook, the Mustang by Harlan ThompsonFiction, Silver1956
The Nun's Story by Kathryn HulmeNonfiction, Gold1956
James Wilson, Founding Father, 1742-1798 by Charles Page SmithNonfiction, Silver1956
The Good Shepherd by C. S. ForesterFiction, Silver1955
The Genius and the Goddess by Aldous HuxleyFiction, Silver1955
Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776 by Carl BridenbaughNonfiction, Gold1955
Notre-Dame of Paris by Allan TemkoNonfiction, Gold1955
The Streets of San Francisco by Samuel DicksonNonfiction, Silver1955
The Nightmare by C. S. ForesterFiction, Gold1954
Beyond the Hungry Country by Louise A. StinetorfFiction, Silver1954
The Epics of Everest by Leonard WibberleyFiction, Silver1954
Howells and the age of realism by Everett CarterNonfiction, Gold1954
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace StegnerNonfiction, Silver1954
Glory, God and Gold: A Narrative History of the Southwest by Paul I. WellmanNonfiction, Silver1954
The High and the Mighty by Ernest K. GannFiction, Gold1953
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyFiction, Silver1953
It's good to be black by Ruby Berkley GoodwinNonfiction, Gold1953
Winds of Morning by H.L. DavisFiction, Silver1952
Boss Ruef's San Francisco: The Story of the Union Labor Party, Big Business, and the Graft Prosecution (Cal 138) by Walton BeanNonfiction, Gold1952
Sandra and the Right Prince by Mildred Napier AndersonFiction, Gold1951
Tracy's Tiger by William SaroyanFiction, Silver1951
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric HofferNonfiction, Gold1951
Ark of Empire by Idwal JonesNonfiction, Silver1951
The Negro and the Communist Party by Wilson RecordNonfiction, Silver1951
Bridal Journey by Dale Van EveryFiction, Gold1950
About Mrs. Leslie by Viña DelmarFiction, Silver1950
Thomas and the Red Headed Angel by Marion GarthwaiteJuvenile, Silver1950
Sea Road to the Indies: An account of the voyages and exploits of the Portuguese navigators, together with the life and times of Dom Vasco da Gama, Capitao-Mor, Viceroy of India and Count Vidigueira by Henry Hersch HartNonfiction, Gold1950
Fifth Chinese Daughter by Jade Snow WongNonfiction, Silver1950
The Journey of Simon McKeever by Albert MaltzFiction, Gold1949
Revolt in San Marcos by Robert Carver NorthFiction, Silver1949
Epicurus My Master by Max RadinFiction, Silver1949
At The Palace Gates by Helen Rand ParishJuvenile, Silver1949
To Hell and Back by Audie MurphyNonfiction, Silver1949
The beast in his hunger; poems by Harry BrownPoetry, Silver1949
The Sky and the Forest by C. S. ForesterFiction, Gold1948
The Nine Brides and Granny Hite by Neill Compton WilsonFiction, Silver1948
Woman with a Sword by Hollister NobleGeneral Literature, Silver1948
Seabird by Holling C. HollingJuvenile, Silver1948
The Big Divide by David LavenderNonfiction, Silver1948
The Legend of Henry Ford by Keith SwardNonfiction, Silver1948
The Age of the Great Depression 1929-1941: A History of American Life by Dixon WecterScholarship, Gold1948
Blood Brother by Elliott ArnoldFiction, Gold1947
The Trial of Sören Qvist by Janet LewisGeneral Literature, Silver1947
The great forest by Richard Gordon LillardNonfiction, Silver1947
The Atlantic Frontier: Colonial American Civilization, 1607-1763 by Louis B. WrightScholarship, Gold1947
Big Tree by Mary BuffFiction, Gold1946
The Christian heritage in America by George Percy HedleyNonfiction, Silver1946
Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Movement by George E. MowryNonfiction, Silver1946
High Bonnet by Idwal JonesFiction, Silver1945
A Lion Is in the Streets by Adria Locke LangleyGeneral Literature, Silver1945
The Singing Cave by Margaret Carver LeightonJuvenile, Silver1945
Minor Heresies, Major Departures: A China Mission Boyhood by John Jenkins EspeyNonfiction, Gold1945
South America called them; explorations of the great naturalists: La Condamine, Humboldt, Darwin, Spruce by Victor Wolfgang Von HagenNonfiction, Silver1945
The Epic of Latin America by John A. CrowScholarship, Gold1945
Captain Retread by Donald HoughFiction, Silver1944
One Day on Beetle Rock by Sally CarrigharGeneral Literature, Silver1944
Mystery at Thunderbolt House by Howard PeaseJuvenile, Silver1944
Caesar and Christ by Will DurantNonfiction, Gold1944
Woodrow Wilson and the Lost Peace by Thomas A. BaileyScholarship, Gold1944
Wide is the Gate by Upton SinclairFiction, Silver1943
Trio by Dorothy BakerGeneral Literature, Silver1943
Spurs for Antonia by Katherine Wigmore EyreJuvenile, Silver1943
Brothers under the skin by Carey McWilliamsNonfiction, Gold1943
The Legacy of Nazism: The Economic and Social Consequences of Totalitarianism by Frank MunkScholarship, Gold1943
The Stranger in Big Sur by Lillian Bos RossFiction, Silver1942
The Man Who Killed the Deer by Frank WatersFiction, Silver1942
I Remember Christine: (A Novel) by Oscar LewisGeneral Literature, Silver1942
Proud Riders, and Other Poems by H.L. DavisPoetry1942
A history of historical writing by James Westfall ThompsonScholarship, Gold1942
Anybody's Gold: The Story of California's Mining Towns by Joseph Henry JacksonGeneral Literature, Silver1941
Lord of Alaska; Baranov and the Russian Adventure by Hector ChevignyNonfiction, Gold1941
Many Mexicos by Lesley Byrd SimpsonScholarship, Gold1941
Wild Geese Calling by Stewart Edward WhiteGeneral Literature, Silver1940
Blue Willow by Doris GatesJuvenile, Silver1940
My Name Is Aram by William SaroyanNonfiction-Memoir, Silver1940
A Diplomatic History of the American People by Thomas A. BaileyScholarship, Gold1940
The Structure of Art by Carl ThurstonScholarship, Gold1940
The March of the Barbarians by Harold LambScholarship, Silver1940
Bright heritage by Mary Virginia ProvinesGeneral Literature, Silver1939
The Time of Your Life: A Comedy in Three Acts by William SaroyanGeneral Literature, Silver1939
The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckGeneral Literature, Silver1939
Land Below the Wind by Agnes Newton KeithNonfiction-Memoir, Gold1939
San Francisco's Literary Frontier by Franklin WalkerScholarship, Gold1939
Flowering Earth by Donald Culross PeattieScholarship, Silver1939
East of the Giants by George R. StewartGeneral Literature, Silver1938
Enchanted Vagabonds by Dana LambNonfiction-Memoir, Gold1938
The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific by Oscar LewisScholarship, Silver1938
The Education of Hyman Kaplan by Leonard Q. RossGeneral Literature, Silver1937
Men of Mathematics by E. T. BellScholarship, Gold1937
The early Stuarts, 1603-1660 by Godfrey DaviesScholarship, Silver1937
In Dubious Battle by John SteinbeckGeneral Literature, Silver1936
God and man's destiny by Hartley Burr AlexanderScholarship, Gold1936
Snow covered wagons : a pioneer epic : the Donner party expedition, 1846-1847 by Julia Cooley AltrocchiScholarship, Silver1936
Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party by George R. StewartScholarship, Silver1936
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Tortilla Flat by John SteinbeckGeneral Literature, Silver1935
San Francisco tales by Charles DobieNonfiction, Gold1935
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Nur Mahal by Harold LambGeneral Literature, Silver1932
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