Remembered Childhoods: A Guide to Autobiography and Memoirs of Childhood and Youth

Focusing on first-person accounts that tell, at least in part, the remembered stories of childhood and youth, this guide organizes more than 2,800 titles in categories that reflect shared themes and characteristics. Long groups works into such chapters as The Traveled and the Captive: Adventurers, Explorers, and Warriors; Homes and Haunts: The Places and Cultures of Native Lands; and The Darker Side of Childhood; Outcasts, Violence, Abuse, Poverty, and Other Traumas. Keywords and occasional notes, along with birth and death dates of the author, accompany the entries, offering further insights.