Baer, Helene G. The Heart Is Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1964, 339 p.
Standard biography that includes a copy of Child's last will and testament and a brief primary and secondary bibliography.
Clifford, Deborah Pickman. Crusader for Freedom: A Life of Lydia Maria Child. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992, 367 p.
Biography in which Clifford "attempts to convey something of the complexity of [Child's] character and the variety of her interests and concerns as a writer and reformer, in order that she may...
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