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Coles, Robert

Overview
Works: 394 works in 1,167 publications in 5 languages and 84,736 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Juvenile works  Interviews  Cross-cultural studies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Contributor, Author of introduction, Performer, Editor, Composer, Creator
Classifications: HC110.P6, B
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Most widely held works about Robert Coles
 
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The spiritual life of children by Robert Coles( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes 16 color plates of children's art on various religious themes
The moral intelligence of children by Robert Coles( Book )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 2,944 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 2,715 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
Worlds apart why poverty persists in rural America by Cynthia M Duncan( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author "examines the nature of poverty in Blackwell in Appalachia and in the Mississippi Delta town of Dahlia" and contrasts them to New England's Gray Mountain's "rich civic culture that enables the poor to escape poverty."--Jacket
The moral life of children by Robert Coles( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the minds of children focusing on their consciences and moral awareness
Children of crisis; a study of courage and fear by Robert Coles( Book )
28 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secular mind by Robert Coles( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,895 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 understanding how the sense of the sacred has stood firm in the lives of individuals - both the famous and everyday people whom he has known - even as they have struggled with doubt
Erik H. Erikson : the growth of his work by Robert Coles( Book )
26 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Migrants, sharecroppers, mountaineers by Robert Coles( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 1,805 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 Japanese and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the lives of 5 women, including Lorna, an Eskimo woman from a coastal village in Alaska
The South goes North by Robert Coles( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The political life of children by Robert Coles( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographs of a lifetime by Dorothea Lange( Book )
27 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,649 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
Flannery O'Connor's South by Robert Coles( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The youngest parents : teenage pregnancy as it shapes lives by Robert Coles( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,609 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 1,608 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 1,528 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 )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,482 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
Lives of moral leadership by Robert Coles( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,416 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 ..."
Twelve to sixteen : early adolescence by Jerome Kagan( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Coles, Martin Robert
Coles Martin Robert 1929-....
Coles, Robert Martin
Coles, Robert Martin 1929-
コールズ, ロバート
Languages
English (338)
German (1)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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