Call for Nominations: Grace Abbott Book Award

The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best book published in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in 2013. The award consists of a plaque and a check for $500. The winner will be announced in mid-summer.

Nominations are invited from publishers, editors, scholars, and self-nominations by authors. Current members of the SHCY award committee, the executive committee, and officers of the society are ineligible.

Nominations must be postmarked by April 30, 2014. Send a copy of the book, physical or electronic, to each of the book award committee members at the following addresses:

E. Wayne Carp (Chair)
Pacific Lutheran University
Department of History
12180 Park Ave. South
Tacoma WA 98447-0003

Ishita Pande
Department of History
49 Bader Lane
Watson Hall, Room 212
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6

Steven Mintz
Executive Director, Institute for Transformational Learning
414 O. Henry Hall
601 Colorado St.
Austin, TX 78701