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Canadian Rockies

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Essential Reading Package-EXRKY117

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Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies

CND186
Sid Marty
McClelland and Stewart
2008
316
0771056702
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, Marty relates colorful anecdotes from friends, colleagues and his own youth in this collection of tales, which includes A Horse Named Candy.
$19.99

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

Field Guide to Banff National Park

RKY122
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2011
16
1583552057
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This fold-up, laminated card features 133 color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife and a map.
$7.95

Canadian Rockies Explorer's Map and Guide

CND36
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2016
2
1895526795
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A driver's map of Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, at a birds-eye scale of 1:400,000.
$9.95

Banff & Mt. Assiniboine Map

RKY51
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2016
2
1895526841
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, this double-sided map depicts Banff and Mt. Assiniboine with topographic outlines and major trails.
$14.95

Canadian Rockies Destination Map

RKY126
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
1597755133
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This guide map by National Geographic includes both an overview of wildlife and attractions and a bird's-eye view of Banff, Jasper and surroundings.
$11.95

Lake Louise and Yoho Map

RKY50
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2001
2
1895526159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of this popular hiking region from Lake Louise to Emerald Lake, at a scale of 1:50,000.
$13.95

Frommer's Banff and the Canadian Rockies Day by Day

CND470
Christie Pashby
Frommer's
2016
192
1628872888
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact yet remarkably thorough guide, ideal for a short visit, includes recommendations for everything from food to shopping. With a separate fold-out map of the city center and suggested itineraries for visits of one to three days.
$13.95

Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks

CND292
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1742206182
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This informative, compact guidebook in the excellent Lonely Planet series includes details on the history, geology and wildlife of the region.
$19.99

Moon Banff National Park

CND462
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
150
1631213652
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Banff National Park, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history. With full-color maps and photos throughout.
$14.99

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Beautiful Alberta

CND456
Mike Grandmaison
Firefly Books
2015
144
1770855785
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This oversized, photographic portrait of Canada's most prosperous province reveals the natural beauty of the Canadian West. From towering mountains to crystal clear lakes, Grandmaison's photos capture the beauty of Alberta.
$29.95

Canada, Images of the Land

CND455
J. Kraulis
Firefly Books
2015
224
1770856242
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the 200-plus images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada.
$49.95

The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, Three Hundred Years of Blackfoot History

USW104
Hugh A. Dempsey
University of Oklahoma Press
1996
256
0806128216
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderful collection of stories that illuminates the history of the Blackfoot people of the prairies of southern Alberta and northern Montana.
$19.95

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

CND200
Alice Munro
Vintage Books
2015
688
1101970367
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This powerful collection of 28 works of short fiction was penned by one of Canada's best writers. The emotional, evocative tales are set throughout Canada and exhibit the depth and range of the Nobel Prize-winning author.
$16.95

After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America

ALA41
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1992
366
0226668126
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present day Canada and the northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
$25.00

The Great Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook

RKY03
Susan Ewing
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1999
223
0882405152
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Ewing's family-friendly guide, with black-and-white drawings throughout, answers the curiosity of engaged visitors about the plants, animals and natural features of the Rockies.
$14.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho

RKY127
Wayne Phillips
Falcon Press
2012
293
0762777664
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compiled by a former forest service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institute, this handy guide features 300 species, expertly photographed, explained and organized by color and family for quick identification.
$24.95

Rocky Mountain Natural History, Grand Teton to Jasper, A Trailside Reference

RKY61
Daniel Mathews
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2003
672
0962078220
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide and handbook covering the plants, animals, insects, geology and history of the region. With 480 color photographs and 11 line drawings.
$26.00

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

USW118
James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2015
176
1493009966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An essential pocket guide to tracks, scats and signs of not just the mammals of the region, but also of the reptiles, amphibians and birds. Each of 70 species gets a double-page spread, with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map and description.
$12.95

For Kids

The Rocky Mountain Berry Book

USW402
Bob Krumm
Falcon Press
2013
163
0762781637
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
In an inspired move, Bob Krumm included recipes in this family oriented field guide to 15 berry species of the Rockies. Now children may pick and parents may cook, and everyone will be pleased.
$16.95

Owl's Eyes and Seeking a Spirit, Kootenai Indian Stories

CND109
Confederated Salish, Debbie Joseph (Illustrator), Howard Kallowat (Illustrator)
National Book Network
2000
32
0917298667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
As written and illustrated by residents of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, this little storybook is a personable, unassuming introduction to Kootenai folktales. Ages 4 to 8.
$5.95

Hatchet

CND110
Gary Paulsen
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
186
1416936475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the first of Paulsen's wilderness adventure novels, 13-year-old Brian must fend for himself after his plane crashes in the Canadian woods.
$7.99

Rocky Mountains

USW407
Jonathan Grupper
2001
31
0792277228
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This National Geographic "Destinations" book, featuring breathtaking color photographs, introduces the wildlife and terrain of the Rocky Mountains. Geared for kids ages 6 to 12.
$16.95

Unfolding Journeys Rocky Mountain Explorer

RKY136
Lonely Planet Kids
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
16
1786571072
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An innovative and fun way to explore the Rockies, this beautifully illustrated wall frieze features 16 pull-out panels that introduce snowy peaks and rushing rivers, eagles, bears and much more. Written for ages 8 to 12.
$17.99

Let's Explore... City

TVL668
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786572303
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on safari with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Let's Explore... Mountain

TVL669
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786573156
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on through the mountains with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

More Books

Voyage of a Summer Sun

PNW39
Robin Cody
Oregon State University Press
2012
320
0870716611
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this sparkling account of adventure, encounters and, especially, of the Columbia River, Cody chronicles an 82-day voyage from source to sea, interweaving history and commentary with suspenseful tales of wind, weather, imposing dams, fearsome rapids, boulders and bears.
$19.95

Of Wolves and Men

BST31
Barry Lopez
Scribner
2004
302
0684163225
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This eloquent, powerful book is an outstanding overview of the wolf, as well as a survey of wolf mythology and its relationship to human society. First published in the 1980s, it has been reprinted with a new afterword by the author.
$20.00

Banff & Mt. Assiniboine Map

CND53
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2
1895526345
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A hiking map for Banff National Park, at a scale of 1:100,000 with colorful relief shading, topographic lines, trails and travel information.
$8.95

Jasper National Park & Maligne Lake Map

RKY52
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2001
2
1895526288
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiking map to popular trails at a scale of 1:100,000.
$9.95

The Day the World Came to Town, 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland

CND305
Jim Defede
HarperCollins
2003
256
0060559713
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community were called upon to come to the aid of more than six thousand displaced travelers.
$15.99

Calgary Birds

CND359
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2010
2
158355548X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This pocket-sized reference for the bird enthusiast includes illustrations of over 120 species and a map of local birdwatching hotspots.
$7.95

Rocky Mountain Nature Guide

RKY108
Andy Bezener
Lone Pine Press
1999
192
1551051788
PAPER
Field Guide
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
This guide includes information on mammals, fish, birds, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, insects and reptiles from the entire span of the Rockies - Alaska to New Mexico. Featuring over 300 exact full-color illustrations.
$21.95

Reading The Rocks, A Biography of Ancient Alberta

NAT286
Monique Keiran
Red Deer
2004
121
0889952833
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Scientists at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology and natural history writer Keiran worked together to bring about this vividly detailed account of Alberta’s rich geological history, beginning with the Big Bang and traveling into the modern era. Includes over 200 full-color photographs and 45 maps, timelines and line drawings.
$14.95

Canada West Adventure Map

CND416
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2013
1
1566956358
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A waterproof, tear-resistant map of the Canadian West at a scale of 1:2,100,000.
$11.95

Marco Polo Canada West / Rocky Mountains, Vancouver

CND435
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2014
148
3829707460
PAPER
Guidebook
8/30/2014
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

Family Furnishings, Selected Stories, 1995-2014

CND465
Alice Munro
Alfred Knopf
2014
640
1101874104
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Representing ordinary people's lives -- their defeats, triumphs and heartaches -- this collection of short fiction by Canadian writer Alice Munro brings to life the small towns and flatlands of southwestern Ontario.
$30.00