CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | Due 15 Jan 2021 | Grace Abbott Book Prize 2020 | Society for the History of Children and Youth

SHCY Calls for Nominations for Grace Abbott Book Prize – 2020

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 2020.

Submissions are welcome now and must be complete by January 15, 2021.  To submit your nomination please complete this google formIf you have questions please contact with “Grace Abbott Prize” in the subject line. 

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

The winner will be announced in mid-summer 2021.

2020 Grace Abbott Prize Committee Members:

Ruth Wallis Herndon
Department of History
Bowling Green State University

Catherine Jones
Department of History
University of California, Santa Cruz

Rebecca Swartz
International Studies Group
University of the Free State