SPECIAL ISSUE | The Brownies’ Book | Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth

The Brownies’ Book

Special Issue of Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth



The Children of the Sun: Celebrating the One Hundred-Year Anniversary of The Brownies’ Book

Freeden Blume Oeur

“Transfiguring the Soul of Childhood”: Du Bois’s Private Vision and Public Activism for Black Children

Crystal Lynn Webster

“Come on In!”: Play as Community and Liberation in The Brownies’ Book

Katharine Capshaw

We Have Always Dreamed of (Afro)Futures: The Brownies’ Book and the Black Fantastic Storytelling Tradition

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

“As the Crow Flies”: Black Children, Flying Africans, and Fantastic Futures in The Brownies’ Book

Brigitte Fielder

Object Lessons: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Sturm und Drang of Race Childhood

Freeden Blume Oeur