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Montana: 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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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 National Park, The First 100 Years

USW645
C. W. Guthrie
Far Country Press
2008
168
1560373369
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
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
$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

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

Falcon Guide, Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks

USW102
Erik Molvar
Falcon Press
2012
215
0762736321
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide covers major hikes and trails in both parks, including sketch maps, mile-by-mile descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, elevation charts and descriptions of geographical features and wildlife to be seen en route.
$21.95

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

The Best of Glacier National Park

USW737
Alan Leftridge
Farcountry press
2013
130
1560375604
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Former Glacier National Park ranger Alan Leftridge shares a comprehensive guide to enjoying the park along with a handy field guide.
$19.95

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. It features satisfying biographical sketches of the men who made the park what it is.
$16.95

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

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

This House of Sky, Landscapes of a Western Mind

RKY18
Ivan Doig
Harvest Books
1992
314
0156899825
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Doig's beautifully told, inspiring story of growing up tough on a ranch in western Montana. It's a powerful tale of place, family bonds and perseverance. A western favorite.
$14.95

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

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

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 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.
$22.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
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.
$29.99

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

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

More Books

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

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

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

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

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

Om-Kas-Toe, Blackfeet Twin Captures an Elkdog

USW410
Kenneth Thomasma, Jack Brouwer (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2000
1880114054
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Evoking the rich storytelling traditions of the Blackfoot Indians, this tale, written for children ages 9-12, recounts the discovery of an animal unknown to the Blackfeet, something they name the "elkdog."
$7.99

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