Discovering Nature With Young People

Discovering Nature With Young People

by Carolyn Johnson
     
 

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313238239
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/05/1987
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.13(d)

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Meet the Author

CAROLYN M. JOHNSON, a freelance librarian and writer, writes reviews and articles for publications including educational newspapers and newslatters for teachers and parents. She is currently working on fiction and nonfiction for middle readers and contributions to educational web sites.

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