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Abdou, Angie

Summary: "From the author of Canada Reads finalist The Bone Cage. Includes research on the shy child, parent-child bonding, social media issues, and the benefits of outdoor activity and nature immersion. Disillusioned with overly competitive organized sports and concerned about her lively daughter's growing shyness, author Angie Abdou sets herself a challenge: to hike a peak a week over the summer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2021

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Wohlleben, Peter

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Summary: "In an era of cell phone addiction and ever-expanding cities, many of us fear we've lost our connection to nature--but Peter Wohlleben is convinced that age-old ties linking humans to the forest remain alive and intact. Whether we observe it or not, our blood pressure stabilizes near trees, the color green calms us, and the forest sharpens our senses. Drawing on new scientific discoveries, The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Mortali, Micah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In his long-awaited book Rewilding, Kripalu director Micah Mortali brings together yoga, mindfulness, wilderness training, and ancestral skills to create a unique guide for reigniting your primal energy—your undomesticated true self—and deepening your connection with the living earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2019

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Plevin, Julia

Summary: "An engaging guide to the art of forest bathing, inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, for anyone who wants to explore the transformative power of nature in promoting health and happiness. Forest bathing is the art of spending intentional time in nature and is practiced throughout the world to increase health and restore well-being. More and more people are turning to forest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 PLE

Jones, Lucy

Summary: "Why human beings have a powerful and fundamental need--mental, spiritual, and physical--for the natural world; the profound impact it has on our consciousness and ability to heal our soul and bring solace to the heart, and the new cutting-edge scientificevidence proving nature as nurturer. In Losing Eden, Lucy Jones interweaves her deeply personal story of recovery from addiction and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

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Louv, Richard

Summary: Nature-deficit disorder: the alienation of children from the natural world. Louv provides a one-of-a-kind practical guidebook with tips not only for parents eager to share nature with their kids but also for those seeking nature-smart schools, medical professionals, and even careers. He reminds us that looking up at the stars or taking a walk in the woods is as exhilarating as it is essential,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 155 LOU

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 155 LOU

Ackerman, Diane

Summary: A celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist explores a year of dawns, drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.2 ACK

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 ECO

Louv, Richard.

Summary: Louv talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists to find ways for children to experience the natural world more deeply.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 LOU

Roach, Margaret.

Summary: "Follows the journey of a woman who leaves her big city corporate life to find solitude and authenticity in nature"--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROACH, MARGARET ROA

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roach 2011

Louv, Richard.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Louv illustrates how the alienation of today's children from nature can lead to a host of childhood disorders--and he offers effective methods for healing this rift.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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Plotkin, Bill

Summary: "Depth psychologist and wilderness guide Plotkin offers advice on recognizing and healing inner wounds and destructive patterns of behavior, which can develop into subpersonalities such as inner critics, victims, escapists, rescuers, and so on, with the goal of growing into an integrated, healthy adult- and elder-hood"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Askins, Renée.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.979 ASK

Eisenstein, Charles

Summary: "Flipping the script on climate change, Eisenstein makes a case for a wholesale reimagining of the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey to heal from ecological destruction With research and insight, Charles Eisenstein details how the quantification of the natural world leads to a lack of integration and our "fight" mentality. With an entire chapter unpacking the climate change...

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2018

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Leinbach, Ken

Summary: Describes the history, vision and impact of The Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and its model for urban environmental education. Strategies that can be used elsewhere called the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project are included.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 LEI

Williams, Florence

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: An investigation into the restorative benefits of nature draws on cutting-edge research and the author's explorations with international nature therapy programs to examine the relationship between nature and human cognition, mood, and creativity. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 WIL

McGurk, Linda Akeson

Summary: "Bringing Up Bebe meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children. When Swedish-born Linda McGurk moved to small-town Indiana with her American husband to start a family, she quickly realized that her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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Stuart-Smith, Sue

Summary: "The garden has always been a place of peace and perseverance, of nurture and reward. Using contemporary neuroscience, psychoanalysis, and compelling real-life stories, The Well-Gardened Mind investigates the remarkable effects of nature on our health and well-being."--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.851 STU

London, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 London

Shah, Rani

Summary: An "illustrated guide to harnessing the rhythms of nature for self-care ... [which examines] the habits of the porcupine to the sunflower to the wombat to the dragonfly--for small and simple things we can do to slow down, recharge, and living more thoughtfully, lovingly, and harmoniously"--Publisher marketing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2020

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Tsabary, Shefali

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Summary: "The time has come for parenting to become what it was always meant to be - about the parent. Dr Shefali Tsabary details how our children can be raised as conscious adults only when we as parents allow ourselves to be raised into a higher state of consciousness."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 TSA

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