In The Woods

Author: Carrie Jones
Publisher: Tor Teen
ISBN: 1466828471
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New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones teams up with acclaimed cowriter Steven Wedel in the supernatural mystery, In the Woods... It should have been just another quiet night on the farm when Logan witnessed the attack, but it wasn’t. Something is in the woods. Something unexplainable. Something deadly. Hundreds of miles away, Chrystal’s plans for summer in Manhattan are abruptly upended when her dad reads tabloid coverage of some kind of grisly incident in Oklahoma. When they arrive to investigate, they find a witness: a surprisingly good-looking farm boy. As townsfolk start disappearing and the attacks get ever closer, Logan and Chrystal will have to find out the truth about whatever’s hiding in the woods...before they become targets themselves. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Home In The Woods

Author: Oliver A. Johnson
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253206169
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Recounts the author's pioneer boyhood in Marion County, Indiana.

Last Child In The Woods

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 9781565125865
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The Book That Launched an International Movement “An absolute must-read for parents.” —The Boston Globe “It rivals Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer “I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth grader. But it’s not only computers, television, and video games that are keeping kids inside. It’s also their parents’ fears of traffic, strangers, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus; their schools’ emphasis on more and more homework; their structured schedules; and their lack of access to natural areas. Local governments, neighborhood associations, and even organizations devoted to the outdoors are placing legal and regulatory constraints on many wild spaces, sometimes making natural play a crime. As children’s connections to nature diminish and the social, psychological, and spiritual implications become apparent, new research shows that nature can offer powerful therapy for such maladies as depression, obesity, and attention deficit disorder. Environment-based education dramatically improves standardized test scores and grade-point averages and develops skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making. Anecdotal evidence strongly suggests that childhood experiences in nature stimulate creativity. In Last Child in the Woods, Louv talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists who recognize the threat and offer solutions. Louv shows us an alternative future, one in which parents help their kids experience the natural world more deeply—and find the joy of family connectedness in the process. Now includes A Field Guide with 100 Practical Actions We Can Take Discussion Points for Book Groups, Classrooms, and Communities Additional Notes by the Author New and Updated Research from the U.S. and Abroad

How To Stay Alive In The Woods

Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684831015
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Practical advice for campers and hikers who must find food, water, warmth and shelter when lost or stranded

A Walk In The Woods

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307717832
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A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body. Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes—and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. For a start there's the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk. Despite Katz's overwhelming desire to find cozy restaurants, he and Bryson eventually settle into their stride, and while on the trail they meet a bizarre assortment of hilarious characters. But A Walk in the Woods is more than just a laugh-out-loud hike. Bryson's acute eye is a wise witness to this beautiful but fragile trail, and as he tells its fascinating history, he makes a moving plea for the conservation of America's last great wilderness. An adventure, a comedy, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods has become a modern classic of travel literature.

Six Walks In The Fictional Woods

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674810501
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In this exhilarating book, companion and guide Umberto Eco--bestselling author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum--explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. Eco makes readers his collaborators in the creation of his text and the investigation of fiction's mechanisms. 14 illustrations.

Rebels Of The Woods

Author: Robert L. Tyler
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
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This classic history traces the rise and fall of the Industrial Workers of the World -- the Wobblies -- in the region, from their 1907 strike in the Portland lumber mills and the Centralia tragedy of 1919 to the closing of Seattle's I.W.W. hall in 1965.

Into The Woods

Author: Stephen Sondheim
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743232909
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Well-known stories by the Grimm brothers, as well as other childhood tales, are woven together into a colorful parable about the human search for "happily ever after" and the price of that quest, in a volume based on the Broadway musical.

In The Woods

Author: Robin Stevenson
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 1554692008
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When Cameron discovers an abandoned baby while riding his bike along a forest trail, everyone looks at the event as a miraculous coincidence, but Cameron has a secret about why he was riding down that stretch of trail at just the right time.