April 12, 2018
GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)
SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)
BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)
Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)
The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards and was a finalist for the 2018 Sally and Morris Lasky Prize, presented by the Center for Political History at Lebanon Valley College. Brooke’s “Summer Camp Newsletters” (with photos and often video) and Facebook posts from book-related appearances. Reviews, notices, and articles about her books under their titles here. National History Day contestants, please read this.
Next up: 2019: UCLA Law Conference on Food and Animal Rights: February 23. Scarsdale Women’s Club, March 13. National Women’s Republican Club, May 15.