The crossword has 27 of the more recent book titles and their respective year as clues; the answers are the Authors. The Word Search expands back to the late 40's with full names of Pulitzer prize winning authors. Keys are provided with both crossword and word search. This is a pdf file and ready for immediate duplication. A great lesson plan for substitutes or if a filler exercise is needed. This is an 'add water and stir' lesson that could be used in a variety of ways.