Discovering Nature with Young People
An Annotated Bibliography and Selection Guide
by Carolyn M. Johnson, comp.
October 1987, 513pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
1 volume, Greenwood

Hardcover: 978-0-313-23823-9
$83, £64, 73€, A114
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This book has everything on where to find something on outdoor education, fulfilling every librarian’s dream of the perfect reference book. . . . Highly recommended. The Book Report

Discovering Nature with Young People . . . is a potpourri of materials geared to helping young people aged eight to 16 understand and appreciate nature. Entries cover fiction and nonfiction of all genres and in all formats: articles, books, plays, poetry, reference works, activity guides, field-trip handbooks, films, videotapes, sound recordings, and computer programs. Also listed are games, kits, activity books, puzzles, clubs and organizations, and places to visit. American Libraries

An invaluable resource for anyone who works with children, this is a comprehensive guide to written and audiovisual materials that can help provide educational and enjoyable experiences for young people exploring nature. While previous bibliographies have tended to emphasize a strictly scientific approach, Discovering Nature with Young People lists resources that will enable a child to achieve a multi-faceted nature experience through reading, instruction, or direct encounters.

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