2021 CDA Book Award Winners

2021 CDA Book Award Winners

The Colonial Dames of America has named the winners of its 2021 Book Awards. This year marks the 70th year of CDA’s Book Award program. Past President General Audrey Svensson is Chairman of the CDA Book Awards Committee.

The 2021 CDA Book Award recipients are:


Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West


By: H.W. Brands


Basic Books




By: David Michaelis


Simon & Schuster

Young Reader:

How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns and Their Big Idea


By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Illustrated by: Ziyue Chen


Harper Collins