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Summer Health Survival Guide

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Inspiration for Getting Your Hands Dirty This Summer

The delightfully upbeat Marcie Cuff wants the world to “stir up a partnership with wildness,” and is doing her part to make it happen. Here, the author and illustrator of the get-outside guide This Book Was a Tree—who’s also a biologist, teacher, and blogger—helps move us (and our kids) off the couch and on to greener pastures.