Nature has a stilling effect on us all from time to time, but don’t you ever envy the child fascinated by the bugs crawling in his front yard or enthralled by the rush of a river after it rains? For anyone trying to convince their children that a day outside trumps a month of one’s favorite video games, or for those who simply want to encourage a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature, Fulcrum wants to help.
In the Comments, post your favorite memory of the outdoors by Friday, July 29, and we will enter you in a drawing to win a hardcover copy of Rachel Carson: Preserving a Sense of Wonder. This biography provides children with a moving example of an influential individual—one who spent her life reveling in and trying to protect the beauty of natureWinner will be announced Tuesday, August 2.
If you’re anxious to win, we’re also providing 3 more book giveaways! GoodReads members can enter to win a copy of John Muir: America’s Naturalist
LibraryThing members can enter for a chance to win a copy of Walking with Henry: The Life and Works of Henry David Thoreau
and all you Twitter members can Tweet @Fulcrum and be entered for a free copy of Hudson: The Story of a River
Good Luck Everyone!