Award Winning Books: 2014

Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Beth Kephart

Parrott Library Award from the St. Albans School Library, 2014
Kirkus Reviews' Best in Children's Books, 2013

A young adult novel set during the height of Philadelphia's industrial age

198 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction, 2014
One of the Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles, Choice, 2013

What freedom looked like for black Americans in the Civil War era

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 150 halftones


The Ethics of Care

A Feminist Approach to Human Security

Fiona Robinson

J. Ann Tickner Book Prize from the International Studies Association, 2014

Applying feminist ethics to a comprehensive reworking of the theory of human security, addressing such issues as poverty, health, environment, conflict and peace building

200 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem

John S.W. Park

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2014

If you knew a runaway slave or undocumented immigrant, would you tell?

278 pages | 6 x 9


The International Monetary Fund and Latin America

The Argentine Puzzle in Context

Claudia Kedar

Honorable Mention, Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award Committee of the Latin American Studies Association, 2014

Chronicling the sometimes questionable relationship between the International Monetary Fund and Latin America from 1944 to the present

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables


Laotian Daughters

Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice

Bindi Shah

Association for Asian American Studies' Outstanding Book Award in the category Social Science, 2014
Honorable Mention, Asia and Asian America Section of the American Sociological Association, 2013

How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


No More Invisible Man

Race and Gender in Men's Work

Adia Harvey Wingfield

Adia Harvey Wingfield, recipient of the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, American Sociological Association, 2022
Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Race, Gender and Class, 2014
Richard A. Lester Prize from the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, 2014

Making visible the experiences of black professional men in white male-dominated occupations

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


St. Peter's Church

Faith in Action for 250 Years

Cordelia Frances Biddle, Elizabeth S. Browne, Alan J. Heavens, and Charles P. Peitz

Laurence D. Fish Award for Outstanding Parish History from the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists, 2014

A history of the second-oldest Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, published in honor of its 250th anniversary

272 pages | 8 x 10 | 125 color illustrations