RIMA D. APPLE is Professor in the School of Human Ecology and the Women's Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of numerous books and articles on women's history, including Mothers and Medicine: A Social History of Infant Feeding, 1890–1950 (1987) and a coeditor of Mothers and Motherhood: Readings in American History (1997).
KATHLEEN CHAMBERLAIN is Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Emory & Henry College. Her articles on juvenile series fiction have appeared in Children's Literature Quarterly, The Lion and the Unicorn, Nancy Drew and Company (1997), and Scorned Literature (2002).
ANNE LUNDIN is Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a specialist in the reception of children's literature in history, and the author of numerous articles and Victorian Horizons: The Reception of the Picture Books of Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, and Kate Greenaway (2001).
LESLIE R. MILLER is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at the University of Georgia. In her dissertation, she is examining the dissemination of patriotic values to children between the end of Reconstruction and the 1920s.