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Main Title Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder /
Author Louv, Richard.
Publisher Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 57515428
ISBN 1565123913; 9781565123915
Subjects Nature--Psychological aspects ; Children and the environment
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  BF353.5 N37L68 2005 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 07/29/2005
Edition 1st ed.
Collation x, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes 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. 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.
Place Published Chapel Hill, NC :
PUB Date Free Form 2005.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2004066034
OCLC Time Stamp 20050727170042
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 00827pam 22002774a 45020