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Henry David Thoreau for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities / Corinne Hosfeld Smith.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library J 921 THO SMI PB (Text) 39692000893270 Children's Area Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 818.309 SMITH (Text) 30403002149821 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J 818.309 Smi (Text) 30890000603876 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613731468
  • ISBN: 1613731469
  • Physical Description: ix, 118 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Timeline -- What makes Henry Thoreau important? -- At home in Concord -- Walden Pond, a week, and Walden -- Civil rights and social reforms -- Exploring New England's mountains -- Going farther afield -- An enduring legacy.
Summary, etc.:
"American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for living two years along the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and writing about his experiences in Walden; or, Life in the Woods, as well as spending a night in jail for nonpayment of taxes, which he discussed in the influential essay "Civil Disobedience." More than 150 years later, people are still inspired by his thoughtful words about individual rights, social justice, and nature. His detailed plant observations have even proven to be a useful record for 21st-century botanists. Henry David Thoreau for Kids chronicles the short but influential life of this remarkable American thinker. In addition to learning about Thoreau's contributions to our culture, readers will participate in engaging, hands-on projects that bring his ideas to life. Activities include building a model of the Walden cabin, keeping a daily journal, planting a garden, baking trail-bread cakes, going on a half-day hike, and starting a rock collection. The book also includes a time line and list of resources--books, websites, and places to visit that offer even more opportunities to connect with this fascinating man"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Naturalists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Juvenile literature.
Martin Luther King > John Brown.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Business & Economics.
Walden Woods (Mass.) > Social life and customs.

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