A must-read for parents! The subtitle of this amazing book says it all: "Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder." Author Richard Louv, a recipient of the 2008 Audubon Medal, has compiled cutting-edge studies that point to how exposure to nature is essential for a child's healthy physical and emotional development.
This edition features new and updated research from the U.S. and abroad, plus a Progress Report by the author. Includes updates on the growing evidence linking the lack of nature in children's lives to the rise in obesity, attention disorders, and depression.
Includes 25 Discussion Points, perfect for book groups, classroom lessons, and community focus.
Paperback; 390 pages.