Children of Crisis

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Children of Crisis is a social study of children in the United States written by child psychiatrist Robert Coles and published in five volumes by Little, Brown and Company between 1967 and 1977. In 2003, the publisher released a one-volume compilation of selections from the series with a new introduction by the author.[1] Volumes 2 and 3 shared (with Frances FitzGerald's Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam) the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.[2]


  • Volume 1: A Study of Courage and Fear (1967)
  • Volume 2: Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers (1971)
  • Volume 3: The South Goes North (1971)
  • Volume 4: Eskimos, Chicanos, Indians (1977) ISBN 0-316-15162-9
  • Volume 5: Privileged Ones: The Well-Off and the Rich in America (1977) ISBN 0-316-15149-1


  1. ^ Coles, Robert (2003). Children of Crisis: Selections from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Five-Volume Children of Crisis Series. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 0-316-15102-5.
  2. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes: 1973 Winners". Columbia University. Retrieved January 9, 2009.
Preceded by
Stilwell and the American Experience in China
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction
1973 (with Fire in the Lake)
Succeeded by
The Denial of Death