Book Review on any of the books in Paper Instructions

Select a book that is related to outdoor recreation, parks or the environment. Develop a review that includes the following:
• Synopsis of the book.
• Who or what is involved?
• The book’s relevancy to today’s social, political, economic and environmental climates. Relate this to topics presented in class.
• Background of the author(s)

Your paper will be graded on organization, grammar/mechanics, and depth of research. All papers must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

Use American Psychological Association (APA) format:
• 1-inch top, left, right, and bottom margins.
• Double-space the body of the paper.
• Enclose direct quotations in ” ” if they are 2 lines or less in length.
• Indent and single space quotations if they are 3 lines or longer.
• An excellent, quick reference to APA style from Purdue University can be found at:

Examples of Possible Books to Review:
Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac
Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
Sax, Joseph L. Mountains Without Handrails.
Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind
McPhee, John. Coming Into the Country
Glover, James. A Wilderness Original
Campbell, Carlos C. Birth of a National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains
Nash, Roderick. The American Environment
Abbey, Edward. The Monkey Wrench Gang
Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire
Carlson, Rachel. Silent Spring
Hermer, Joe . Regulating Eden: The Nature of Order in North American Parks.

If you have any questions about whether or not your selection is appropriate, contact me.
Your review should 1 to 2 typed pages in length.

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