Footstep by footstep, we follow Thoreau on his solitary journey through wilderness, gaining insight into his quiet and reflective world. With this wondrous introduction to the poet-philosopher, Walking with Henry helps readers understand Thoreau's belief that wilderness can be found in every blade of grass, every tree, and every aspect of the natural world. Wildness wasn't a resource for Thoreau; it was the ultimate source of creativity, essential for survival in an ever-evolving, fast-paced world.
Walking with Henry carries a healing message for our time by sharing a love of the wild so natural to the young. Selections of Thoreau's writing will inspire teachers and parents to a renewed appreciation of the importance of Thoreau's thoughts in today's world....Continua