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

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In [this book, the author] talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists who recognize the threat and offer solutions. [He] shows us an alternative future, one in which parents help their kids experience the natural world more deeply - and find the joy of family connectedness in the process.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Louv, Richard.
Last child in the woods.
Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005
(OCoLC)647518128
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Louv
ISBN: 1565123913 9781565123915
OCLC Number: 57515428
Description: x, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The new relationship between children and nature. Gifts of nature ; The third frontier ; The criminalization of natural play --
Why the young (and the rest of us) need nature. Climbing the tree of health ; A life of the senses : nature vs. the know-it-all state of mind ; The "Eighth intelligence" ; The genius of childhood : how nature nurtures creativity ; Nature-deficit disorder and the restorative environment --
The best of intentions : why Johnnie and Jeannie don't play outside anymore. Time and fear ; The bogeyman syndrome redux ; Don't know much about natural history : education as a barrier to nature ; Where will future stewards of nature come from? --
The nature-child reunion. Bringing nature home ; Scared smart : facing the bogeyman ; Telling turtle tales : using nature as a moral teacher --
The jungle blackboard. Natural school reform ; Camp revival --
Wonder land : opening the fourth frontier. The 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. The spiritual necessity of nature for the young ; Fire and fermentation : building a movement ; While it lasts.
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In [this book, the author] talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists who recognize the threat and offer solutions. [He] shows us an alternative future, one in which parents help their kids experience the natural world more deeply - and find the joy of family connectedness in the process.-Dust jacket.

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