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Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 22 April 2008
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The Book That Launched an International Movement “An absolute must-read for parents.” —The Boston Globe “It rivals Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer “I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth grader. But it’s not only computers, television, and video games that are keeping kids inside. It’s also their parents’ fears of traffic, strangers, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus; their schools’ emphasis on more and

Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Release : 04 July 2013
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This huge international bestseller, fully revised for non-American readers, is now in ebook. Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters, and what we can do to make a difference. It is unsentimental, rigorous and utterly original. 'A cri de coeur for our children' Guardian Camping in the garden, riding bikes through the woods, climbing trees, collecting bugs, picking wildflowers, running through piles of autumn leaves... These are

Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 01 January 2005
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Presents a study showing how a child's lack of connection to nature can cause obesity, distraction, and depression, and offers suggestions on how nature can be used to enhance problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

The Nature Principle

The Nature Principle
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 24 April 2012
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For many of us, thinking about the future conjures up images of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road: a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature. Richard Louv, author of the landmark bestseller Last Child in the Woods, urges us to change our vision of the future, suggesting that if we reconceive environmentalism and sustainability, they will evolve into a larger movement that will touch every part of society. This New Nature Movement taps into the restorative powers of the natural world to

Vitamin N

Vitamin N
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for “nature”) is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now, with 500 activities for children and adults Dozens of inspiring and thought-provoking essays Scores of informational websites Down-to-earth advice In his landmark work Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv was the first to bring widespread attention to the alienation of

Our Wild Calling

Our Wild Calling
  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 05 November 2019
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“A book that offers hope.” —The New York Times Book Review “Richard Louv has done it again. A remarkable book that will help everyone break away from their fixed gaze at the screens that dominate our lives and remember instead that we are animals in a world of animals.” —Bill McKibben, author of Falter Richard Louv’s landmark book, Last Child in the Woods, inspired an international movement to connect children and nature. Now Louv redefines the future of human-animal

Children & Nature

Children & Nature
  • Author : George K. Russell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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I Love Dirt!

I Love Dirt!
  • Author : Jennifer Ward
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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Provides fifty-two outdoor activities for families to help engage children in discovering and learning about nature, including observing ants, tracing stars, and cultivating a garden.

How to Raise a Wild Child

How to Raise a Wild Child
  • Author : Scott D. Sampson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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The beloved host of PBS Kids' Dinosaur Train presents an activity-complemented guide for caregivers and teachers on how to alleviate common childhood challenges by forging strong connections between children and nature. 25,000 first printing.

Balanced and Barefoot

Balanced and Barefoot
  • Author : Angela J. Hanscom
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release : 22 April 2016
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"Angela Hanscom is a powerful voice for balance." —Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun, engaging ways to help ensure that kids grow into healthy, balanced, and resilient adults. Today’s kids have adopted sedentary lifestyles filled with television, video games, and computer

Sky Time in Gray's River

Sky Time in Gray's River
  • Author : Robert Michael Pyle
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 24 September 2012
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Much the way Donald Hall’s Seasons at Eagle Pond captured New England, Sky Time in Gray’s River captures the essence of the rural Northwest. Although Rober Michael Pyle is a lepidopterist, and southwestern Washington is notable for its lack of butterflies, something about the village of Gray's River spoke to him on a visit thirty years ago. Ever since then he has lived in the village, which was one of the first to be established near the mouth

The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods
  • Author : Michael Finkel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 07 March 2017
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Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own. A New York Times bestseller In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into

The Last Child

The Last Child
  • Author : John Hart
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 26 May 2009
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Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel Heralded by the Washington Post as a "a magnificent creation, Huck Finn channeled through Lord of the Flies", John Hart's The Last Child is his most significant work to date, an intricate, powerful story of loss, hope, and courage in the face of evil. Thirteen year-old Johnny Merrimon had the perfect life: a warm home and loving parents; a twin sister, Alyssa, with whom he shared an irreplaceable bond. He knew nothing

Nature Play at Home

Nature Play at Home
  • Author : Nancy Striniste
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 02 April 2019
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“A magnificent resource for transforming backyards into stimulating environments which enhance children’s creativity, learning, and fun.” —Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, The Nature Principle, and Vitamin N Access to technology has created a generation of children who are more plugged in than ever before—often with negative consequences. But there is a solution. Unrestricted outdoor play helps reduce stress, improve health, and enhance creativity, learning, and attention span. In Nature Play at Home, Nancy Striniste

Devil's Knot

Devil's Knot
  • Author : Mara Leveritt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 30 January 2014
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Based on a true story, this edition of Devil's Knot will tie-in to a major motion picture starring Academy Award winners Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. This riveting portrait of a small Arkansas town recounts the all-too-true story of a brutal triple murder and the eighteen-year imprisonment of three innocent teenagers. For weeks in 1993, after the grisly murders of three eight-year-old boys, police in West Memphis, Arkansas, seemed stumped. Then suddenly, detectives charged three teenagers - alleged members of a