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

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

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Henry David Thoreau for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities
Title
Henry David Thoreau for kids
Title remainder
his life and ideas, with 21 activities
Statement of responsibility
Corinne Hosfeld Smith
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
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Smith, Corinne Hosfeld
Dewey number
  • 818/.309
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3053
LC item number
.S64 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
For kids series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Authors, American
  • Naturalists
  • Nature
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Authors, American
  • Naturalists
  • Nature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Henry David Thoreau for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities, Corinne Hosfeld Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 118 pages
Isbn
9781613731468
Lccn
2015029637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn907651624
  • (OCoLC)907651624
Label
Henry David Thoreau for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities, Corinne Hosfeld Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 118 pages
Isbn
9781613731468
Lccn
2015029637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn907651624
  • (OCoLC)907651624

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