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OPEN HOUSE & READING for Mary’s new book Tsunami Book Store in Eugene, Oregon
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Location: Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St, Eugene, 97405
The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep — Foreword by Bill McKibben
6:30 OPEN HOUSE: Refreshments, community networking & music by Mary’s harp students
7:30 STORIES from the book, followed by Q & A, book signing, more music & community
Author Mary DeMocker, co-founder of 350.org‘s Eugene chapter, shares humorous stories from her 21 years of trying to raise happy, well-adjusted kids while also protecting their habitat. Meet others ready to change our system–not just our light bulbs–and leave with at least 5 easy, family-tested ways to deepen family bonds as we fight for a livable planet.
Stop by before or after the reading to say hi, check out her book, or have it signed—or come for the reading, 7:30 – 8:10 pm. Join the party! Tsunami Books lives at 2585 Willamette St, Eugene.
Six local non-profits will be on hand to help families plug into local efforts at creating a fossil-free future, including Our Children’s Trust, 350 Eugene, Nearby Nature, U of O Climate Justice League, and Partners for Sustainable Schools.
“I LOVE THIS BOOK . . . wonderful, inspiring . . . brimming with ideas.”
– Scott D. Sampson, PhD, author of How to Raise a Wild Child and host of PBS Kids Dinosaur Train
“This is a book for anyone, of any age, who believes in the power of human creativity, or anyone who needs a dose of hope.”— Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods
“For the love of children and our planet, devour this essential book” —Julia Olson, Executive Director of Our Children’s Trust
“At last, genuinely practical and powerful answers to the question, what can I do to push back against fossil fuels and promote climate sanity? The book is brilliant. It’s honest. It’s funny. Here’s what you can do—right now.”— Kathleen Dean Moore, author of Great Tide Rising
From the back cover of The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution:
This book is a lively, empowering, and do-able blueprint for engaging families in the urgent endeavor of climate revolution. In the brief, action-packed chapters, you’ll learn hundreds of wide-ranging ideas for being part of the revolution — from embracing simplicity parenting, to freeing yourself from dead-end science debates, to teaching kids about the power of creative protest, to changing your lifestyle in ways that deepen family bonds, improve moods, and reduce your impact on the Earth. Engaging and creative, this vital resource is for everyone who wants to act effectively—and empower young people to do the same.