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01 - Brown University Book Award - Alumni Sponsored
The Brown University Book Award is awarded to an outstanding high school or preparatory school junior who best combines academic excellence with clarity in written and spoken expression.
This year (2016-2017), the Brown University Book Award is Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War by Artemis Joukowsky III, son of Artemis Joukowsky '55 and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Ph.D.'58 PhB'82 LHD'85 P'87 GP'13 GP'14 GP'17. Brown alumna Martha Dickie Sharp (Pembroke 1926) and her husband Rev. Waitstill Sharp were co-founders of the Unitarian Service Committee during World War II. Juokowsky, their grandson, documents their strenuous efforts throughout the course of the war to provide relief and assistance to thousands of refugees in Czechoslovakia and France, under the most dangerous and difficult of circumstances. The book is a companion to the PBS documentary by Ken Burns and there is an exhibit on campus at the John Hay Library until December 23, 2016.
The Brown University Book Award is one price, $35.00, which includes shipping and handling.
--Please put the name of the school(s) you are renewing in the pop-up form.
--If more than 3 schools, please note in ORDER COMMENTS at checkout.
Renewing Sponsors, when Registering & Checking Out:
--Put your contact information in Billing Address section
--Click use billing address as shipping address (Award will be sent to sponsored school(s))
--If more than 3 school(s), please note in ORDER COMMENTS at checkout.
--Choose "Brown Book Award" as Shipping Method
Thank you for sponsoring a Brown University Book Award.
For more information, please go to our Brown University Book Award page.
--Contact information: (401)863-1811 or e-mail general_books(at)brown.edu