We are proud to record that Anna Kathryn Kendrick's book Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain (Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 30) has won the Modern Language Association's thirty-first annual Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for "an outstanding book published in English or Spanish in the field of Latin American and Spanish literatures and cultures".

Presentation of the award
The presentation (8 January 2022)

Anna is much to be congratulated. Humanizing Childhood had already won the First Book Award of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education, but the Kovacs Prize has a much wider field, since almost every book connected with Spanish culture is eligible: and there is only one winner. It's the first time a Legenda title has taken this palm, and indeed we believe it's only the second time that a UK-based publisher has done so.

The MLA conference
At the MLA conference in the age of Omicron

Update (June 2022). The budget-priced paperback of Humanizing Childhood is now out — for example, here it is at Amazon (UK) and at Amazon (US) — and since the MLA encourages winning publishers to use a sort of rosette, here's a rare chance on our website to see a back cover of a book:

Back cover of Humanizing Childhood

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