Landscapes of Childhood Series
Landscapes of Childhood Series is an interdisciplinary series that speaks directly to children's sense of place, paying close attention to how boys and girls play and orient themselves in the world. The series highlights cutting-edge research on the changing nature of childhood in diverse social and regional contexts and publishes pioneering moographs, collected essays, and reprints. We are not currently accepting submission for this series.
A Critical Facsimile Edition
An updated edition that situates a landmark 1920s children’s picture book in its historical and social context.
Childhood in the Shadow of War
Investigates the effects of war on children and children’s literature.
Embodiment, Time, and Language in Early Childhood
A dialogue between developmental research and continental philosophy that illuminates how children experience the world.
Essays in Honor of Merrill-Palmer Quarterly
This volume sets out to celebrate the Quarterly’s significant contribution to developmental research and to highlight the advances made in the field since the early 1950s.
The Culture of Contemporary American Children's Poetry
The first book-length study of contemporary American children’s poetry, Poetry’s Playground considers children’s poetry in relation to the wider scope of adult poetic discourse.
Holocaust Childhoods Remembered
Looking at the Holocaust through the eyes of children who lived through it, this collection offers an inspiring assortment of perspectives on survival.
Critical Essays on Philip Pullman's Trilogy
The first critical analysis of Philip Pullman’s cross-age fantasy trilogy.
An absorbing story about childhood and the search for a sense of place in the urban and natural environments of the Midwest.
This novel for young readers, told by a thirteen-year-old boy, is the story of a working-class American family plunged into homelessness.
Children's Culture and Ecocriticism
The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.
Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood
An examination of the secret world of children that shows how important special places are to a child's development.