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Glacier National Park

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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.
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Glacier National Park, The First 100 Years

USW645
C. W. Guthrie
Aa Balkema
2008
168
1560373369
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
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0
Celebrating the designation of Glacier as our nation’s 10th national park on May 11, 1910, C.W. Guthrie traces the history of the park from its Native American heritage and earliest settlers to the present in 240 vintage paintings and stunning historical color photographs.
$39.95

This High, Wild Country: A Celebration of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

USW651
Marsha Karle (Illustrator), Paul Schullery
University of New Mexico Press
2010
160
0826346022
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Featuring 80 watercolors of the wildlife and landscapes of the park by his wife Marsha Karle, Schullery weaves nature, history and anecdote in this excellent portrait of the park.
$27.95

Moon Handbook Glacier National Park

USW487
Becky Lomax
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
352
1631214896
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, no-nonsense guide in the popular series, with good background information about history, culture, and popular attractions.
$21.99

Glacier National Park Wildlife

USW500
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
1583553592
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Take it along! This handy, fold-up plastic card includes color illustrations of commonly encountered birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and butterflies.
$7.95

Glacier/Waterton Lakes National Parks Map

USW96
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2009
2
0925873152
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of the Montana and Alberta national parks. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, it's a good choice for planning a hike. Scales vary.
$11.95

Exploring Glacier National Park

RKY19
Jane Gildart, Bert Gildart
Falcon Press
2007
320
0762736445
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This excellent naturalist's overview of Glacier National Park includes the region's geologic history, flora, fauna and insider recommendations for hikes, visitor sites and other outdoor activities. With color and black-and-white photos and sketch maps.
$16.95

Glacier-Waterton, International Peace Park

RKY33
Vicky Spring, Tom Kirkendall
Mountaineers
2003
256
089886805x
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide for active travelers to Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks. It details the best hikes and bike rides, along with other adventure activities, and is full of helpful sketch maps.
$17.95

Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park, Including the Flathead Valley and Waterton Lakes National Park

USW546
Susan Olin
Globe Pequot Press
2011
273
0762756721
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide for travelers, including recommendations on outdoor recreation as well as historical, natural and cultural information. Sixth edition.
$18.95

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

Going-to-the-Sun-Road: Glacier National Park's Highway to the Sky

USW658
C. W. Guthrie
Farcountry press
2006
48
1560373350
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Guthrie (Glacier Park, The First 100 Years) tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of Glacier National Park's epic Going-to-the-Sun Road, an engineering marvel and "one of America’s most beautiful highways."
$12.95

Montana, High, Wide, and Handsome

USW50
Joseph Kinsey Howard, William Kittredge (Introduction), Alfred Guthrie (Introduction)
University of Nebraska Press
2003
347
0803273398
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This delightful book is a spirited, appreciative testimony to the great prairie, its indigenous peoples, geography, climate, turf battles, economy and environment by an early newspaperman.
$19.95

Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians

USW105
Clark Wissler, D.C. Duvall (Editor), Alice Beck Kehoe (Introduction)
University of Nebraska Press
1995
168
0803260237
PAPER
History
1/1/2008
0
0
0
0
A classic collection of myths and tales originally published in 1908.
$17.95

Stars Over Montana

USW560
Warren Hanna
Globe Pequot Press
2009
256
0762749032
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic history of Glacier National Park, published in celebration of the 2010 centennial.
$16.95

Wilderness and the American Mind

USW97
Roderick Nash
Yale University Press
2014
440
0300190387
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic essay on changing American attitudes toward wilderness and the environment, including an enlightening discussion on western expansion. With chapters on Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, Alaska and wilderness preservation.
$25.00

Claiming Ground

RKY120
Laura Bell
Vintage Books
2011
241
030747464X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Looking back at 30 years in the mountain west, Bell writes lyrically of the rangelands and high sagebrush benches of remote Wyoming.
$16.00

Why I Came West, A Memoir

USW582
Rick Bass
Houghton Mifflin Company
2009
256
0547237715
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Nature writer Bass describes settling in the remote Yaak Valley of northwestern Montana, painting an appreciative portrait of his new home while advocating a common-sense approach to conservation.
$16.95

A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories

USW107
Norman MacLean
University of Chicago Press
2017
226
0226500667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic meditation on family, fly-fishing and the Blackfoot River of Montana. Colored with MacLean's haunting descriptions of the landscape, it is a vivid portrait of a minister and his two sons. Originally published in 1976.
$15.00

Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park

RKY55
James Willard Schultz
Aa Balkema
2002
240
1931832145
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Blackfoot legends and tales gathered by a man who lived among them during the turn of the 20th century in what is now Glacier National Park.
$19.95

The Big Sky

USW52
Alfred Guthrie, Wallace Stegner (Introduction)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1992
386
0618154639
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1947, this classic novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning Guthrie examines mountain man Boone Caudill and his adventures in the American West -- a saga that continues in five more volumes.
$14.95

The Last Best Place, A Montana Anthology

USW55
William Kittredge (Editor)
University of Washington Press
2003
1158
0295969741
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Farmer-turned-writer Kittredge collects historic and contemporary writings on Montana -- a monumental undertaking justified by the diversity of memoirs, stories and history included.
$40.00

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

In the Presence of Grizzlies

BST134
Doug Peacock
Lyons Press
2009
256
1599214903
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A compelling chronicle of the complicated and sometimes tragic interactions between grizzlies and humans, revealed through interviews with biologists, hunters and mauling victims, and observations of the bears themselves.
$16.95

National Geographic: Glacier National Park

USW665
Artist Not Provided
Baker & Taylor Video
2010
6313684028
DVD
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
This National Geographic Channel program includes Sun Mountain and the Going-to-the-Sun highway.
$19.97

A Flora of Glacier National Park, Montana

USW647
Peter Lesica
Oregon State University Press
2002
512
0870715380
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring line drawings and full-color photographs, this guide not only helps identify, but also provides information on habitats, geographical range, taxonomy, and ethnobotanical uses of each species of plant.
$34.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

USW286
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1999
447
0679446818
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to 1,000 commonly encountered plants and animals of Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. With 1,500 color photographs, 11 maps and 16 night-sky charts.
$22.00

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

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

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

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

RKY113
George W. Scotter
Whitecap Books
2007
255
1552858480
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Nicely organized by color of flower, and small enough for your daypack, this handy guide covers 350 species of flowering plants.
$29.95

For Kids

How We Crossed the West

PNW40
Rosalyn Schanzer
2002
48
0792267265
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The adventures of Lewis and Clark are recast for ages 6-10 in this National Geographic picture book depicting the explorers and the people, wildlife and landscapes they encountered.
$7.95

Crow and Weasel

USW371
Barry Lopez
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1998
64
0374416133
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this tale of the adventures of two young Plains Indians who journey to the far north the great naturalist and writer Barry Lopez has written a children's tale that is fully as wise as his adult writings.
$14.99

The Hunted, A Mystery in Glacier National Park

ALA252
Gloria Skurzynski
2007
160
1426300956
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The fifth installment from the popular series follows the Landon family’s attempts to uncover the mysterious disappearance of grizzly cubs in Glacier National Park.
$4.99

Face to Face With Grizzlies

BST120
Joel Sartore
2008
32
1426304749
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Ever been face-to-face with a grizzly bear? Joel Sartore has -- and he lived to tell this and other great tales in his engaging, illustrated introduction for young readers to the natural history of the grizzly.
$6.95

The Wild West on 5 Bits a Day

USW663
Joan Tapper
Thames & Hudson
2010
160
0500288720
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A time-traveler's guide to exploring and surviving in the Wild West of 1880, including sites, saloons, gunfights, people to meet (like Buffalo Bill) and people to avoid (including Billy the Kid and Geronimo). Fun for the whole family!
$18.95

Worth Looking For

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

Glacier On My Mind

USW100
Michael Sample
Falcon Press
1997
120
1560445424
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Sample captures the unrivaled natural beauty of the unique "Crown of the Continent" region in 140 brilliant color images, from Glacier National Park in Montana to Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta.
$32.95

Glacier, A Natural History Guide

RKY99
David Rockwell
Falcon Press
2007
320
0762735694
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
An essential handbook to the park and its six distinct regions, including human history, geology, plants and wildlife.
$17.95