2020 Winners


Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

From Red Earth: A Rwandan Story of Healing and Forgiveness

Author: Denise Uwimana

Publisher: Plough Publishing House

ISBN: 978-0874869842

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An exceptional personal account of a strong woman who survived against all odds and used her gifts to help others.

Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy

Author: Kathryn Smith

Publisher: Evening Post Books

ISBN: 978-1-929647-44-6

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Gertrude Sanford Legendre, an heiress, explorer, socialite and spy, lived a 20th century life full of fun, adventure, derring-do and drama.

Mani/Pedi: A True-Life Rags-to-Riches Story

Author: Krista Beth Driver

Publisher: She Writes Press

ISBN: 978-1-63152-626-8

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Charlie risked everything to escape from Vietnam with her young family and immigrated to the U.S. for a better life. She lived the American dream.

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