San Mateo County Genealogical Society, San Mateo, California . July 25, 2020 General Meeting, speaker Chris Green. Topic: The Orphan Train and Home Children. Nancy M. Hardesty gave brief report on The Bonnet Book after main presentation.
Book LAUNCH Interview with Author Nancy Menees Hardesty, interviewer is book club friend Erin Pashelinsky.
Date: Sat. Sept 5, 2020, 4 p.m. (PST), 6 p.m. (CST), 7 p.m. (EST) (Zoom)
Format: Author brief introduction, 20-30 min author interview, public Q & A with moderator Matthew Felix.
Book Club Interview with Joan Deuschle Book CLub, Eureka, Missouri, Nov 14, 2020 10 a.m.(CST) (Zoom)
Camellia Society of San Francisco Peninsula, Dec. 14, 2020 7.p.m. (PST) Live Zoom Author Presentation
Stanford Parents Club Book Club, Dec. 15, 2020, 1-3 pm(PST) Live Zoom Author Presentation
Muskogee, Oklahoma Public Library, Dec 21, 2020 “Good Reads for Christmas/Author Nancy Hardesty, Muskogee Public Library Facebook Page Posting.
Holiday Book Bazaar and Party, sponsored by Sausalito Books by the Bay Book Store, Dec 19, 2020, Live Zoom Bonnet Book Spotlight, along with five other authors and their books.
1904 World’s Fair Society, Jan 26, 2021, 6:30 to 8:30 pm(CST), 4:40 (PST), Live Author Zoom Presentation, The Bonnet Book and focus on 1904 World’s Fair Chapter.
Mission Valley Women’s Chorus Book Club, May 17, 2021, 7:00-8:30 pm(PST), Live Author Zoom Presentation, The Bonnet Book, followed by audience Q&A,
Bonnet Book Articles:
InMenlo, Sept 1, 2020 “Nancy Menees Hardesty Writes The Bonnet Book based on Grandmothers Adventures in the Wild West”. https://bit.ly/2FoerfI”
Hackney, Dr. Norma Lee, “Shut-In Day 169: Sept 5, 2020” newsletter to Anna, Illinois elderly residents, summarizes The Bonnet Book and the zoom meeting live launch on Sept, 5, 2020.
Bauer, Angela, Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Sept, 12, 2020, “Grandmother’s Story Captures History,” with photos 1: Nancy Hardesty and mother Mary Kay Menees, 2:Cover of The Bonnet Book, 3: the restored travel trunk used for hat-making supplies.
Shontz, John, “The Bonnet Book published September 1, 2020.” Milwaukee Road Historical Association, European Chapter Newsletter, p. 15, Sept 2020, Issue, No 59.
Webb, Martha Ann, “Nancy Menees is holding the books she wrote, ” Gazette-Democrat (Anna News) Anna, Illinois, Oct 29, 2020.
Alexander, Jennifer, Webster-Kirkwood Times Reading Corner, Oct 30-Nov 3,2020. “Bonnet Book” listed in top position, left side.
Isenberg, Tina, The Camellia Connection, Newsletter of the San Francisco Peninsula Camellia Society, Jan, 2021, Article “The Bonnet Book, Presentation at Unusual Holiday Party”.
Meehan, Jana, World’s Fair Bulletin, January 2021, Article “Author Reveals How Grandmother’s Fair Trip Changed Her Life”
Hardesty, Nancy Menees, Cass County Historian Newsletter Issue #154, p 6, “A Review of The Bonnet Book” by Nancy Menees Hardesty, April-May-June 2021 Issue, Virginia, Illilnois