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Born to be Wild

A persuasive essay centered around the growing concern about ‘nature-deficit disorder’, inspired by the book “Last Child in the Woods” by Richard Louv.

This is an extremely shortened version of the full essay, because it was quite over the word limit for the assignment!

Last Child In The Woods

"Last Child in the Woods": An Analysis

A rhetorical analysis of the best selling novel by Richard Louv which focuses on the issue of ‘nature-deficit disorder’ and what can be done to combat it. 1,846 more words

Rhetorical Analysis

Reading: Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

I recently finished reading Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods. My wife bought this for me when my first son was born five years ago, but it’s taken me to this point to read it. 2,728 more words


A Remedy for Nature Deficit Disorder

Guest blogger Dawn Slack wrote the following piece about Letha’s Fund, a terrific program of Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (INPAWS). The fund facilitates… 430 more words


Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

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Nature Education

Connecting Children to Nature

“If a child never sees the stars, never has meaningful encounters with other species, never experiences the richness of nature, what happens to that child?”  (Louv, 2013).   770 more words


Dangerous Parenting - Allowing children to take risks

Munchkin fell out of the apple tree the other day. He’s not hurt. He scraped up his belly a bit (sort of, there’s no visible marks) and had the wind knocked out of him. 892 more words

Family Life