Author:Lydia Maria Child

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Lydia Maria Child
An American abolitionist, women's rights activist, opponent of American expansionism, Native American rights activist, novelist, and journalist.
Lydia Maria Child


  • Hobomok: A tale of Early Times, by an American (1824)
  • The Rebels; or, Boston before the Revolution (1825).
  • Juvenile Miscellany (1826)
  • The First Settlers of New England (1828)
  • "The Indian Wife" (1828)
  • The American Frugal Housewife (1829)
  • The Mother's Book (1831)
  • The Girl's Own Book (1833)
  • An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans (1833)
  • The Oasis (1834)
  • Philothea (1836)
  • The Family Nurse (1837)
  • The Liberty Bell (1842), included stories, such as "The Quadroons"
  • "Slavery's Pleasant Homes: A Faithful Sketch" (1843), short story
  • Letters from New York (1843)
  • A Boy's Thanksgiving Day (1844)
  • Rose Marian and the Flower Fairies (1850)
  • Isaac T. Hopper: A True Life (1853)
  • The Freedmen's Book (1865)
  • A Romance of the Republic (1867)
  • An appeal for the Indians (1868)

Works about Child[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.