Caplan, Sheri J.

Sheri J. Caplan practiced law in New York City before shifting to editorial work. Her first book, Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street’s History (Praeger, 2013), was featured on C-SPAN and won the 2014 Bronze Medal in the Axiom Business Book Awards-women & minorities category. Her second book, and the first she also illustrated, Old Enough: How 18-Year-Olds Won the Vote & Why it Matters (Heath Hen, 2020), quickly climbed upon its release to become the #1 best seller on Amazon in YA New Releases-U.S. History-20th Century. Her website also offers a free PDF copy of Old Enough so that any interested reader can have access and to spur greater appreciation of the right to vote. Her other writing, encompassing commentaries, articles, and book reviews, has also been published by various prominent media outlets and entities, including American National Biography, American Banker, and the German Historical Institute. She earned her B.A. in history from Yale where she was co-publisher of the Yale Daily News and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law where she served as executive editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law and was a legal writing teaching assistant.

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Old Enough: How 18-Year-Olds Won the Vote & Why it Matters (Heath Hen, 2020), ISBN: 978-1735493008

Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street’s History (Praeger, 2013), ISBN: 978-1440802652

 

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