Christchurch City Libraries website has links to Literary Prizes and Awards

I know why the caged bird sings
Maya Angelou
nominated for a National Book Award, 1970

To kill a mockingbird
Harper Lee
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1961.

Dogside story
Patricia Grace
Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize for fiction, 2001; Longlisted for the Booker Prize, 2001; Shortlisted in the Montana NZ Book Awards, 2002

The color purple
Alice Walker
Pulizter Prize for fiction, 1983; National Book Award, 1983

Pounamu, pounamu
Witi Ihimaera
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1973, 3rd

Oracle and miracles
Stevan Eldrid-Grigg
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1988, 2nd place

Smith’s dream
C.K. Stead
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award, 1972, 3rd.

Empire of the sun
J.G. Ballard
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 1984

I am not Esther
Fleur Beale
NZ Post Children’s Book Award, 1999, Honours

Noughts and crosses
Malorie Blackman
2002 Children's Book Award; 2002 Lancashire County Library Children's Book of the Year Award ;
2002 Sheffield Children's Book Award; 2003 Wirral Children's Book of the Year Award; 2004 Fantastic Fiction Award

Angela’s ashes
Frank McCourt
Pulitzer Prize for biography, 1997
Boeke Prize, 1997

Mr Pip
Lloyd Jones
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction, 2007; Commonwealth Writers Prize, 2007, Best Book; Montana NZ Book Awards, Fiction, 2007

Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Booker Prize for Fiction, 2002

Witi Ihimaera
Montana Book Awards, 1995, 1st

The book thief
Marcus Zusak
2007 Boeke Prize

The road
Cormac McCarthy
Pulitzer Prize, 2007

Once were warriors
Alan Duff
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1991: 2nd

To the is-land
Janet Frame
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1983: 1st

Melvin Burgess
Shortlisted for the Whitbread Award 1997 ; The Carnegie Medal 1997 ; The Guardian Fiction Prize 1997

Walk in my shoes
Alwyn Evans
Shortlisted, Qld Premier's Literary Award, 2005

Ender’s game
Orson Scott Card
1985 Nebula Award for best novel; 1986 Hugo Award for best novel

Closed, stranger
Kate de Goldi
2000 NZ Post Children's Book Awards, Young Adult section, Honour Award.

The bean trees
Barbara Kingsolver
American Library Association Award, 1988

Maurice Gee
2005, Deutz Medal For Fiction or Poetry, the Fiction category and joint winner of the Readers' Choice Award Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2006