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Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This new edition) updates the growing body of evidence linking the lack of nature in children's lives and the rise in obesity, attention disorders, and depression.-Back cover.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Louv
OCLC Number: 275217147
Notes: Originally published: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ©2008. Updated and expanded [ed.].
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction --
New relationship between children and nature: Gifts of nature; Third frontier; Criminalization of natural play --
Why the young (and the rest of us) need nature: Climbing the tree of health; Life of the senses, nature vs. the know-it-all state of mind; "Eighth intelligence"; Genius of childhood, how nature nurtures creativity; Nature-deficit disorder and the restorative environment --
Best of intentions, why Johnnie and Jeannie don't play outside anymore: Time and fear; Bogeyman syndrome redux; Don't know much about natural history, education as a barrier to nature; Where will future stewards of nature come from? --
Nature-child reunion: Bringing nature home; Scared smart, facing the bogeyman; Telling turtle tales, using nature as a moral teacher --
Jungle blackboard: Natural school reform; Camp revival --
Wonder land, opening the fourth frontier: Education of Judge Thatcher, decriminalizing natural play; Cities gone wild; Where the wild things will be, a new back-to-the-land movement --
To be amazed: Spiritual necessity of nature for the young; Fire and fermentation, building a movement ; While it lasts --
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Louv talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists to find ways for children to experience the natural world more deeply.  Read more...

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