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. Worth Reading, Book Worth, Wood, Richard Louve, Children, Nature Deficit Disorder, Nature'S Deficit Disorder, Book Jackets, Naturedeficit Disorder
"I think I have a right to be a trifle alarmed, pardon me. I'm in the woods, in the middle of nowhere, in the dark, staring at a bear, with a guy who has nothing to defend himself with but a pair of nail clippers. Let me ask you this. If it is a bear and it comes for you, what are you going to do -- give it a pedicure?"
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.
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.