xvii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
Formatted Contents Note
How to think about childhood How to think about children's rights Boys in slavery and servitude : Frederick Douglass Girls at the intersection of age, race and gender : Dred Scott's daughters Growing up in state custody : "Tony" and "John G." The printer's apprentice : Ben Franklin and youth speech Youth in the civil rights movement : John Lewis and Sheyanne Webb Old maids and little women : Louisa Alcott and William Cather Breaking the prison of disability : Helen Keller and the children of "Greenhaven" Hide and survive : Anne Frank and "Liu" Children at work : newsboys, entrepreneurs, and "Evelyn" Telling the scariest secrets: Maya Angelou and "Jeannie" Age and the idea of innocence : "Amal" and Lionel Tate.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -348) and index.
KF479 .W66 2008
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