Growing Sustainable Together
Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children
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Digital Audiobook (8/17/2020)
Drawing from cutting-edge social-science research, parent interviews, and experiential wisdom, science writer and parenting blogger Shannon Brescher Shea shows how green living and great parenting go hand in hand to teach kids kindness, compassion, resilience, and grit--all while giving them the lifelong tools they need to be successful, engaged, and independent.
Growing Sustainable Together is packed with easy tips, expert parenting advice, and practical hands-on activities for the toddler years up through the early teens. The enriching activities, resource guides, and recommended book lists in each chapter distill core sustainablility knowledge, like:
The book concludes with a practical appendix that gives talking points for engaging teachers, school systems, and fellow parents in eco-friendly activities.
Praise For Growing Sustainable Together: Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children…
—Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and Our Wild Calling
“Growing Sustainable Together offers modern parents a plethora of realistic ideas for engaging their children in activities and family habits that will sustain the environment. From gardening, recycling and picking up litter to eschewing a car and overload of material possessions, author Shannon Brescher Shea shows how our everyday choices can help protect our planet. This readable, persuasive and accessible book will inspire both parents new to environmental action and long-time activists struggling to continue sustainable practices post-baby. If you want to raise justice-seeking, responsible, green-minded children, Growing Sustainable Together is the guide for you. An exciting, research-grounded book for environmentally oriented parents!”
—Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of The Good News About Bad Behavior
North Atlantic Books, 9781623174712, 256pp.
Publication Date: June 16, 2020