Recommended Reading for the "Imaginary Islands" Project

Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World. New York: Random House, 1996.

Bohm, David. On Creativity. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Buell, Lawrence. The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writings, and the Formation of American Culture. Cambridge: Harvard U Press, 1993.

Carson, Rachel. The Sense of Wonder. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

Cobb, Edith. The Ecology of Imagination in Childhood. Dallas: Spring, 1993.

Cornell, Joseph. Sharing Nature with Children. [ 20th Anniversary Edition] Nevada City: Dawn, 1998.

Crowell, Sam, Renate & Geoffrey Caine. The Re-Enchantment of Learning. Tucson: Zephyr, 1998.

Donaldson, O. Fred. Playing By Heart: The Vision & Practice of Belonging. Nevada City: Touch The Future, 1993.

Eisler, Riane. Tomorrow’s Children: A Blueprint for Partnership Education in the 21st Century. Boulder: Westview, 2000.

Erdoes, Richard. Crying for a Dream: The World Through Native American Eyes. Santa Fe: Bear & Company, 1989.

Hartmann, Thom. ADD: A Different Perception. Grass Valley: Underwood, 1997.

___. Beyond ADD: Hunting For Reasons in the Past & Present. Grass Valley: Underwood, 1996.

___. The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: Waking Up to Personal and Global Transformation. New York: Random House, 1999.

Hillman, James. The Soul’s Code: In Search of Character & Calling. New York: Random House, 1996.

___. The Thought of the Heart & the Soul of the World. Woodstock: Spring, 1995.

Hollis, James. The Archetypal Imagination. College Station: Texas A&M, 2000.

Montessori, Maria. Education for a New World. Madras: Kalakshetra, 1946, 1974.

___. To Educate the Human Potential. Madras: Kalakshetra, 1948, 1961.

Chapter 2: The Right use of Imagination

Chapter 4: The Universe Presented to the Child’s Imagination

___. From Childhood to Adolescence. New York: Schocken, 1948, 1973.

Oelschlaeger, Max. The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology. New Haven: Yale, 1991.

Ornstein, Robert & Paul Ehrlich. New World, New Mind: Moving Toward Conscious Evolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

Pearce, Joseph Chilton. Evolution’s End: Claiming the Potential of our Intelligence. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1992.

Quinn, Daniel. Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit. New York: Bantam, 1992.

___. My Ishmael: A Sequel [The Phenomenon Continues]. New York: Bantam, 1997.

Slapin, Beverly & Doris Seale, eds. Through Indian Eyes: The Native Experience in Books for Children. Berkeley: U of C, 1998.

Stange, Mary Zeiss. Woman the Hunter. Boston: Beacon, 1997.

Szasz, Suzanne. The Unspoken Language of Children. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1978.

Tarnas, Richard. The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That have Shaped Our World View. New York: Ballantine, 1991.

van der Post, Laurens. The Heart of the Hunter: Customs and Myths of the African Bushman. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1989.

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