Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv. directly links the lack of nature in the lives of today's wired generation-he calls it nature deficit-to some of the most disturbing childhood trends, such as rises in obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder (Add), and depression.
Honey for a Child's Heart - an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now in its fourth edition, Honey for a Child's Heart discusses everything from the ways reading affects both children's view of the world and their imagination to how to choose good books.
This article outlines some children's book classics I's sure you'll recognize and some that might be good ideas to add to your child's library.