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Coles, Robert

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,162 publications in 9 languages and 81,095 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Juvenile works  Cross-cultural studies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Contributor, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Composer, Creator
Classifications: HC110.P6, B
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The moral intelligence of children by Robert Coles( Book )

46 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the bestselling The Spiritual Life of Children now explores how to develop character in children, from infancy through the teenage years. During three stages in the "moral archaeology of childhood, " the authorn shows how to spot moral crossroads, and what to do about them
The story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960
The spiritual life of children by Robert Coles( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 16 color plates of children's art on various religious themes
Children of crisis; a study of courage and fear by Robert Coles( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Dr. Coles discusses the effects of the Civil Rights struggle on children, the psychological meaning of race, and the role of social and political crises in individual lives"-inside upper flap
The moral life of children by Robert Coles( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the minds of children focusing on their consciences and moral awareness
Erik H. Erikson : the growth of his work by Robert Coles( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Migrants, sharecroppers, mountaineers by Robert Coles( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The South goes North by Robert Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of crisis : lives of struggle and hope by Robert Coles( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives of 5 women, including Lorna, an Eskimo woman from a coastal village in Alaska
The political life of children by Robert Coles( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flannery O'Connor's South by Robert Coles( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of a lifetime by Dorothea Lange( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of black-and-white photographs by early twentieth-century photographer Dorothea Lange, best known for her pictures of Depression-era America, featuring selections drawn from throughout her career; with an essay that provides information about Lange's life and work
The youngest parents : teenage pregnancy as it shapes lives by Robert Coles( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prominent child psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles asks us to shed our preconceptions and listen to the compelling voices of young women and men who are soon to become parents, though barely out of childhood themselves. These teenage parents are black, white, and Hispanic; city dwellers and residents of small towns; rich and poor. From conversations with them, Dr. Coles weaves a subtle yet dramatic narrative that reveals the aspirations and apprehensions of these "youngest parents," whose prospects aren't very promising and whose assumptions aren't always ones that he, or we, share. Dr. Coles's text is accompanied by photographic essays by two outstanding American photographers. Jocelyn Lee, professor of photography at the Maine College of Art, lived alongside young mothers in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Nova Scotia, and Texas, exploring their daily lives. John Moses, a pediatrician and photographer, worked for several years with teenage parents in North Carolina, and his pictures show the pride and tenderness they've found in family life
The call of service : a witness to idealism by Robert Coles( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheds light on the individual urge toward idealistic action--what inspires and sustains it, how it is expressed, and why it is necessary
Eskimos, Chicanos, Indians by Robert Coles( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines three groups of "disadvantaged" children from Eskimo, Chicano, and Indian cultures
Privileged ones : the well-off and the rich in America by Robert Coles( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews the well-off children ranging in age from five to fourteen substantiate a study of the children of affluent families that reveals surprising forms of suffering, peculiar anxieties, and striking uniformity in behavior and concerns
The secular mind by Robert Coles( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does the business of daily living distance us from life's mysteries? Do most Americans value spiritual thinking more as a hobby than as an all-encompassing approach to life? Will the concept of the soul be defunct after the next few generations? Child psychiatrist and best-selling author Robert Coles offers a profound meditation on how secular culture has settled into the hearts and minds of Americans. This book is a sweeping essay on the shift from religious control over Western society to the scientific dominance of the mind. Interwoven into the story is Coles's personal quest for understand
Twelve to sixteen : early adolescence by Jerome Kagan( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of moral leadership by Robert Coles( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership -- what it is, and how it is achieved -- through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Erik Erikson, a Boston bus driver, teachers in college, medical school, and elementary school, among others ..."
Dorothy Day : a radical devotion by Robert Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Coles, Martin Robert

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Coles, Robert Martin

Coles, Robert Martin 1929-

Robert Coles American psychiatrist

Robert Coles giocatore di baseball statunitense

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The story of Ruby BridgesThe spiritual life of childrenThe moral life of childrenErik H. Erikson : the growth of his workThe political life of childrenFlannery O'Connor's SouthPhotographs of a lifetimeThe youngest parents : teenage pregnancy as it shapes lives