Other Resources

Books in English – in Print

Highly Recommended:
  • The Ultimate Athlete, George Leonard. North Atlantic Books.
  • The Cooperative Sports and Games Book: Challenge Without Competition, Terry Orlick. Pantheon Books.
  • Finite and Infinite Games, James Carse. Balantine.
  • Sharing Nature with Children, Joseph Cornell. Dawn Publications.
  • Cowtails and Cobras II: A Guide to Games, Initiative Ropes Courses, and Adventure Curriculum, Karl Rohnke. Project Adventure in cooperation with Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.
Unreviewed or Other:
  • The Well Played Game, Bernie DeKoven, Writers Club Press.
  • Junkyard Sports, Bernie DeKoven, Human Kinetics.
  • Flow, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. HarperCollins.
  • On Course, Adrian Kissler. On Course.
  • Family Reunion Handbook, Barbara Brown & Tom Ninkovich. Reunion Research.
  • Everybody Wins: 393 Non-Competitive Games for Young Children, Jeffrey Sobel. Walker & Co.
  • Holiday Games and Activities, Barbara Wnek. Human Kinetics.
  • Fitness Fun, Emily Foster, Karyn Hartinger & Katherine A. Smith. Human Kinetics.
  • Free Play: Improvisation in Life & the Arts, Stephen Nachmanovitch. Tarcher/Perigee.
  • Great Games to Play with Groups, Frank W. Harris. Fearon Teaching Aids.

Books in English – Out of Print

Highly Recommended:
  • The New Games Book, Andrew Fluegelman & Shoshana Tembeck. Doubleday.
  • More New Games, Andrew Fluegelman & Shoshana Tembeck. Doubleday.
  • How to Play with Your Children (and when Not To), Brian and Shirley Sutton-Smith. Hawthorn Books.
Unreviewed or Other:
  • Silver Bullets: A Guide to Initiative Problems, Adventure Games and Trust Activities, Project Adventure.
  • The Bottomless Bag, Karl Rohnke. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.
  • Fun and Games for Family Gatherings, Adrienne Anderson. Reunion Research.

Books in German:

  • Best New Games, Dale Le Fevre. Verlag an der Ruhr.
  • New Games Fallschirmspiele, Todd Strong & Dale N. Le Fevre. Verlag an der Ruhr.
  • New Games Bd. I and II, Andrew Fluegelman & Shoshana Tembeck, Verlag an der Ruhr.
  • 500 Spiele fár jede Gruppe und alle Situationen, Ulrich Baer. Robin-Hood-Versand, Kápplestein 36, 42857, Remscheid.
  • Bewegungsspiele, Andreas Brinckmann & Uwe Tree™. Rowohlt Verlag, 21465 Reinbek.
  • Flow und Das Flow-Erlebnis, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Klett-Cotta, 70178 Stuttgart.
  • Kooperative Spiele & Neue Kooperative Spiele, Terry Orlick. Beltz Verlag, 69469 Weinheim.
  • Gro™gruppen-Animation 1982, Reinhold Rabenstein & Ren Reichel. Robin-Hood-Versand, Kápplestein 36, 42857, Remscheid.
  • Bewegung fár Gruppe, Gusti Reichel, Reinhold Rabenstein, and Michael Thanhoffer. Arbeitsgemeinschaft fár Gruppenberatung, Hofmannstra™e 14, A-4040 Linz, Austria

Books in French:

  • Jeux Nouveaux, Dale N. Le Fevre. Le Souffle d’Or, BP 3, 05300 Barret Le Bas.
  • Dynamisez votre groupe! by David Earl Platts