Approximately what percentage of American adolescents were enrolled in high school in 1900?
Which famous heroine of a children’s book was denounced by reviewers as a piece of “totally antisocial rubbish” whose unpleasant demeanor “scratches the soul”?
In Emile (1762), Rousseau describes in detail a system of raising children within a carefully controlled setting that he felt was in keeping with the dictates of nature. According to his autobiography, how did he raise his own children?
Munro Leaf’s picture book The Story of Ferdinand (1936) chronicles of a Spanish bull who prefers to sit under a cork tree and smell the flowers rather than enter the violent world of the bullfighting ring. Which of the following is NOT true about this famous book?
In Mary Martha Sherwood’s immensely popular children’s novel The History of the Fairchild Family (1818), what punishment do the little Fairchild siblings receive for the crime of quarrelling with each other?
Although he wrote the groundbreaking book Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life (1960), Philippe Ariès was not a professional historian. What was he?
What percentage the English population was under the age of 15 in the year 1550?
In 1860, Milton Bradley made his fortune on this famous board game, which originated in London in 1790. What was it?
What was Milton Bradley famous for before becoming a game-maker?
In the 1980s, an academic panel created a list of distinguished children's books which they called "Touchstones," meaning that each one made "a substantial or unique contribution to children's literature." Which of the following was NOT on the list?