Eugene Author Writes Outdoor Adventure Book For Girls

Jun 27, 2019

As humans put some distance between themselves and nature, men claimed the role of the "outdoorsy" people.  Eugene writer Ruby McConnell made a move to reclaim that space with a book called A Woman's Guide to the Wild

And she continues down that trail with a book aimed at females in the 9-12 age group, with A Girl's Guide to the Wild, out this year. 

It's got the expected features: safety and orientation in the woods, for example, but also things like science experiments to conduct outdoors. 

The author visits with highlights.