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 competition.
National History Day contestants: Please read this.
Next up on the calendar in 2018: July 7 East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (hosting with Sara Davison the garden author and expert Charlotte M. Frieze) : August 4: Shelter Island Historical Society. In 2019: March 13: Scarsdale Woman’s Club
Read reviews, notices and articles about The Suffragents (and previous books under their titles), articles by Brooke, Facebook posts, and Brooke’s informal “Summer Camp Newsletters,” posted, with photos and often video, after her appearances.