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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND197

Item EXCND197. Buy these 5 items as a set for $71 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

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

A Traveller's History of Canada

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

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 descr
$12.95

Thompson / Cariboo Region Map

CND213
ITMB
ITMB
1
1553418794
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed color map of the Thompson Cariboo region of Eastern British Columbia.
$5.95

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

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

CND116
Jean Barman
University of Toronto Press
2007
450
0802094953
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
$48.95

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

The Rockies, A Natural History

RKY82
Richard Cannings
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
320
1553651146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
This engaging, illustrated guide to the geology, history, habitats, wildlife and climate of the Rockies is geared for naturalist-travelers and includes hundreds of color photographs.
$29.95

Alberta Wildlife

CND279
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552812
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Identify Rockies wildlife with this handy, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions.
$7.95

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

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

USW41
John J. Craighead
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
277
0395936136
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A Peterson guide to 590 species of wildflowers, with both line drawings and a section of color photographs. Focusing on family and genus, the book includes the most conspicuous and commonly encountered flowers.
$21.00

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

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

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

CND116
Jean Barman
University of Toronto Press
2007
450
0802094953
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
$48.95

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

The Rockies, A Natural History

RKY82
Richard Cannings
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
320
1553651146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
This engaging, illustrated guide to the geology, history, habitats, wildlife and climate of the Rockies is geared for naturalist-travelers and includes hundreds of color photographs.
$29.95

Alberta Wildlife

CND279
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552812
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Identify Rockies wildlife with this handy, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions.
$7.95

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

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

USW41
John J. Craighead
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
277
0395936136
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A Peterson guide to 590 species of wildflowers, with both line drawings and a section of color photographs. Focusing on family and genus, the book includes the most conspicuous and commonly encountered flowers.
$21.00

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

More Books

Alberta Map

CND77
Map Art Maps
Map Art
2004
2
1551981084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful travel map of Alberta.
$4.95

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

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

The Birdwatcher's Companion to North American Birdlife

NAM21
Christopher W. Leahy, Gordon Morrison (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2006
1072
0691113882
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, fully illustrated survey of the birds of North America, organized A to Z, covering birds, bird biology, conservation and birdwatching.
$19.95

The Blackfeet, Raiders on the Northwest Plains

PNW47
John Canfield Ewers
University of Oklahoma Press
1983
345
0806118369
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of the Blackfeet, first published in 1958. It is old-fashioned, authoritatively written, factual and full of detail of daily life.
$24.95

The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean

USW477
Alexander McCall Smith, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
Bloomsbury USA
2006
80
1582349770
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Nine-year-old sleuth Harriet Bean sets off to solve the mystery of her missing-in-action Wild West aunt Formica, in this book for ages 4 to 8 by the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
$9.95

The Curve of Time

PNW48
Muriel Wylie Blanchet
Lightning Source
2011
271
1770500375
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Blanchet's delightful, unlikely account of life aboard a 25-foot ketch with her young family. It's a funny, vivid account of Vancouver Island, full of memorable detail on people and place.
$24.95

Dinosaur Country, Unearthing the Alberta Badlands

CND76
Renie Gross
Aa Balkema
1998
243
096833850X
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
1
An overview of the Badlands of Alberta and a primer on paleontology in the region.
$12.25

Emily Carr, an Introduction to Her Life and Art

CND118
Anne Newlands
Firefly Books
1996
64
1552090450
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A brief, illustrated overview of the early 20th-century Canadian artist.
$14.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the
$35.00

The Great Divide, A Biography of the Rocky Mountains

RKY84
Gary Ferguson
Countryman Press
2006
288
0881507075
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The exciting adventurers -- trappers, hippies and women's suffragists -- of the Rocky Mountains, past and present, come to life in Ferguson's account of the lands that have always encouraged exploration, inspired dreams and represented American freedom.
$24.95

Handbook of the Canadian Rockies

CND93
Ben Gadd
Corax
2016
831
0969263112
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy and comprehensive guidebook to the Canadian Rockies covers just about everything. Available in Canada.
$49.95

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Insight Guide Canada

CND42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
416
9812585990
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to Canada with essays on history, culture and nature.
$24.95

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

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

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

Lonely Planet Canada

CND54
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
896
1786573350
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With information on all the provinces, this comprehensive guide is perfect for travelers visiting multiple Canadian destinations.
$27.99

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

PNW06
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1979
111
0295956453
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs that characterize the rich art of the area.
$17.95

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Men for the Mountains

CND11
Sid Marty
McClelland and Stewart
2008
270
0771056729
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A classic by a native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, this memoir captures the immense landscapes of Alberta and the rugged way of life in the West.
$18.95

Moon Handbook Alberta including Banff, Jasper and the Canadian Rockies

CND75
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2010
541
1598803719
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A guide to northern Canada from the Arctic and the high mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies to the fossil rich Alberta Badlands and cities such as Calgary, Banff, Jasper and Edmonton.
$21.95

Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Alaskan Highway

CND132
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
500
1612387438
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide stakes out the best sites throughout British Columbia, nicely balancing practical detail with a good overview of the region and its attractions.
$19.99

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

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

Nch'I-Wana: The Big River, Mid-Columbia Indians and their Land

PNW29
Eugene Hunn
University of Washington Press
1997
378
0295971193
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, fascinating survey of the Native American people of the eastern Washington and Oregon with a focus on ecology and the environment. The author includes a chapter on contemporary life.
$25.00

Northwest Passage, The Great Columbia River

PNW26
William Dietrich
University of Washington Press
2016
450
0295999322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping portrait of the Columbia, its history, nature and transformation from wild river to engineering marvel by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Seattle Times.
$26.95

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

The Old North Trail: Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians

USW411
Walter McClintock
University of Nebraska Press
1999
563
0803282583
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A portrait of Blackfoot culture from a photographer who spent four years in the late 19th century living among the tribes of northwestern Montana.
$24.95

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

Rising from the Plains

USW18
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1986
213
0374520658
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's elegant and accessible essays show the geology of the Rockies through his travels with U.S. Geological Survey scientist David Love.
$16.00

A River Lost, The Life and Death of the Columbia

PNW25
Blaine Harden
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
288
0393342565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The single best introduction to the Pacific Northwest, Blaine Harden's superbly reported social and environmental history of the Columbia River combines interviews, anecdote and solid information.
$15.95

Southwest Alberta - Southeast British Columbia Map

CND29
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2
1895526051
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
At a scale of 1:600,000, this simple, foldup map shows from Edmonton to the U.S. Border.
$5.95

Southwest British Columbia and Northern Washington Map

PNW21
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2007
1
1895526116
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Covering all Vancouver Island, this handy, full-color map covers the region from Seattle and the coast of British Columbia to the Columbia River in detail. Scaled at 1:840,000.
$5.95

Victoria, A History in Photographs

CND117
Peter Grant
Rocky Mountain Books
2010
112
1926613333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Victoria, British Columbia from its days as a mining colony to its development into a city. Nearly 150 archival photographs are organized together with a short text.
$14.95

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, bo
$19.95

Wildflowers of the Columbia Gorge

PNW32
Russ Jolley
Oregon Historical Society
1988
331
0875951880
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A comprehensive field guide illustrating 774 species of wildflowers.
$24.95

Wonderful Life, The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

CND86
Stephen Jay Gould
W. W. Norton & Company
1990
347
039330700X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A now-classic -- and still provocative -- study of the 600 million-year-old fossils found in the Burgess Shale of British Columbia. An intriguing look at a heated scientific debate, and an eloquent account of paleontology.
$17.95

More Books

Alberta Map

CND77
Map Art Maps
Map Art
2004
2
1551981084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful travel map of Alberta.
$4.95

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

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

The Blackfeet, Raiders on the Northwest Plains

PNW47
John Canfield Ewers
University of Oklahoma Press
1983
345
0806118369
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of the Blackfeet, first published in 1958. It is old-fashioned, authoritatively written, factual and full of detail of daily life.
$24.95

The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean

USW477
Alexander McCall Smith, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
Bloomsbury USA
2006
80
1582349770
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Nine-year-old sleuth Harriet Bean sets off to solve the mystery of her missing-in-action Wild West aunt Formica, in this book for ages 4 to 8 by the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
$9.95

The Curve of Time

PNW48
Muriel Wylie Blanchet
Lightning Source
2011
271
1770500375
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Blanchet's delightful, unlikely account of life aboard a 25-foot ketch with her young family. It's a funny, vivid account of Vancouver Island, full of memorable detail on people and place.
$24.95

Dinosaur Country, Unearthing the Alberta Badlands

CND76
Renie Gross
Aa Balkema
1998
243
096833850X
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
1
An overview of the Badlands of Alberta and a primer on paleontology in the region.
$12.25

Emily Carr, an Introduction to Her Life and Art

CND118
Anne Newlands
Firefly Books
1996
64
1552090450
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A brief, illustrated overview of the early 20th-century Canadian artist.
$14.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the
$35.00

The Great Divide, A Biography of the Rocky Mountains

RKY84
Gary Ferguson
Countryman Press
2006
288
0881507075
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The exciting adventurers -- trappers, hippies and women's suffragists -- of the Rocky Mountains, past and present, come to life in Ferguson's account of the lands that have always encouraged exploration, inspired dreams and represented American freedom.
$24.95

Handbook of the Canadian Rockies

CND93
Ben Gadd
Corax
2016
831
0969263112
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy and comprehensive guidebook to the Canadian Rockies covers just about everything. Available in Canada.
$49.95

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Insight Guide Canada

CND42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
416
9812585990
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to Canada with essays on history, culture and nature.
$24.95

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

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

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

Lonely Planet Canada

CND54
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
896
1786573350
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With information on all the provinces, this comprehensive guide is perfect for travelers visiting multiple Canadian destinations.
$27.99

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

PNW06
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1979
111
0295956453
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs that characterize the rich art of the area.
$17.95

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Men for the Mountains

CND11
Sid Marty
McClelland and Stewart
2008
270
0771056729
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A classic by a native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, this memoir captures the immense landscapes of Alberta and the rugged way of life in the West.
$18.95

Moon Handbook Alberta including Banff, Jasper and the Canadian Rockies

CND75
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2010
541
1598803719
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A guide to northern Canada from the Arctic and the high mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies to the fossil rich Alberta Badlands and cities such as Calgary, Banff, Jasper and Edmonton.
$21.95

Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Alaskan Highway

CND132
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
500
1612387438
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide stakes out the best sites throughout British Columbia, nicely balancing practical detail with a good overview of the region and its attractions.
$19.99

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

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

Nch'I-Wana: The Big River, Mid-Columbia Indians and their Land

PNW29
Eugene Hunn
University of Washington Press
1997
378
0295971193
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, fascinating survey of the Native American people of the eastern Washington and Oregon with a focus on ecology and the environment. The author includes a chapter on contemporary life.
$25.00

Northwest Passage, The Great Columbia River

PNW26
William Dietrich
University of Washington Press
2016
450
0295999322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping portrait of the Columbia, its history, nature and transformation from wild river to engineering marvel by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Seattle Times.
$26.95

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

The Old North Trail: Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians

USW411
Walter McClintock
University of Nebraska Press
1999
563
0803282583
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A portrait of Blackfoot culture from a photographer who spent four years in the late 19th century living among the tribes of northwestern Montana.
$24.95

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

Rising from the Plains

USW18
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1986
213
0374520658
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's elegant and accessible essays show the geology of the Rockies through his travels with U.S. Geological Survey scientist David Love.
$16.00

A River Lost, The Life and Death of the Columbia

PNW25
Blaine Harden
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
288
0393342565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The single best introduction to the Pacific Northwest, Blaine Harden's superbly reported social and environmental history of the Columbia River combines interviews, anecdote and solid information.
$15.95

Southwest Alberta - Southeast British Columbia Map

CND29
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2
1895526051
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
At a scale of 1:600,000, this simple, foldup map shows from Edmonton to the U.S. Border.
$5.95

Southwest British Columbia and Northern Washington Map

PNW21
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2007
1
1895526116
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Covering all Vancouver Island, this handy, full-color map covers the region from Seattle and the coast of British Columbia to the Columbia River in detail. Scaled at 1:840,000.
$5.95

Victoria, A History in Photographs

CND117
Peter Grant
Rocky Mountain Books
2010
112
1926613333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Victoria, British Columbia from its days as a mining colony to its development into a city. Nearly 150 archival photographs are organized together with a short text.
$14.95

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, bo
$19.95

Wildflowers of the Columbia Gorge

PNW32
Russ Jolley
Oregon Historical Society
1988
331
0875951880
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A comprehensive field guide illustrating 774 species of wildflowers.
$24.95

Wonderful Life, The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

CND86
Stephen Jay Gould
W. W. Norton & Company
1990
347
039330700X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A now-classic -- and still provocative -- study of the 600 million-year-old fossils found in the Burgess Shale of British Columbia. An intriguing look at a heated scientific debate, and an eloquent account of paleontology.
$17.95

For Kids

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

Goldstone

CND114
Julie Lawson
Stoddart
1998
176
0773758917
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A richly imagined historical novel, set in a railway town in the mountains of British Columbia circa 1900. It's a coming of age tale for readers ages 9-12.
$4.95

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

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

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

For Kids

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

Goldstone

CND114
Julie Lawson
Stoddart
1998
176
0773758917
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A richly imagined historical novel, set in a railway town in the mountains of British Columbia circa 1900. It's a coming of age tale for readers ages 9-12.
$4.95

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

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

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