Minders of make-believe : idealists, entrepreneurs, and the shaping of American children's literature / Leonard S. Marcus.
What should children read? As children's literature authority Leonard S. Marcus shows, that question created a rambunctious children's book publishing scene in colonial times, and went on to fuel the transformation of twentieth-century children's book publishing from genteel backwater...
Houghton Mifflin Co.,
- Providence and purpose in Colonial America and the young republic
- Wonder in the wake of war : publishing for the children from the gilded age to the dawn of the new century
- Innocence lost and found : the 1920s
- Sisters in crisis and in conflict : the 1930s
- World War and mass market : the 1940s
- Fun and fear : the 1950s
- Shaken and stirred : the 1960s
- Change and more change : the 1970s
- Suits and wizards at the millennium's gate.