Last Child in the Woods

Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

A book to change minds and lives. Already a perennial New York Times bestseller, Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference. Les mer
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A book to change minds and lives. Already a perennial New York Times bestseller, Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSix
INTRODUCTION1
PART I: THE NEW RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILDREN AND NATURE




1. Gifts of Nature

7




2. The Third Frontier

15




3. The Criminalization of Natural Play

27
PART II: WHY THE YOUNG (AND THE REST OF US) NEED NATURE




4. Climbing the Tree of Health

39




5. A Life of the Senses: Nature vs. the Know-It-All State of Mind

55




6. The "Eighth Intelligence"

71




7. The Genius of Childhood: How Nature Nurtures Creativity

86




8. Nature-Deficit Disorder and the Restorative Environment

99
PART III: THE BEST OF INTENTIONS: WHY JOHNNIE AND JEANNIE DON'T PLAY OUTSIDE ANYMORE




9. Time and Fear

115




10. The Bogeyman Syndrome Redux

123




11. Don't Know Much About Natural History: Education as a Barrier to Nature

133




12. Where Will Future Stewards of Nature Come From?

146
PART IV: THE NATURE-CHILD REUNION




13. Bringing Nature Home

163




14. Scared Smart: Facing the Bogeyman

178




15. Telling Turtle Tales: Using Nature as a Moral Teacher

189
PART V: THE JUNGLE BLACKBAORD




16. Natural School Reform

203




17. Camp Revival

227
PART VI: WONDER LAND: OPENING THE FOURTH FRONTIER




18. The Education of Judge Thatcher: Decriminalizing Natural Play

237




19. Cities Gone Wild

245




20. Where the Wild Things Will Be: A New Back-to-the-Land Movement

271
PART VII: To BE AMAZED




21. The Spiritual Necessity of Nature for the Young

291




22. Fire and Fermentation: Building a Movement

307




23. While It Lasts

315
NOTES317
SUGGESTED READING329
INDEX333
FIELD GUIDE345

Om forfatteren

Richard Louv, winner of the 2008 Audobon Medal, is chairman of the Children and Nature Network (www.childrenandnature.org) and honorary co-chair of the National Forum on Children and Nature. He is the author of seven other books and has written for newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and the Washington Post.