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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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Compass Guide Idaho

USW296
John Gottberg, Kit Duane
Compass American Guides
2008
0679002316
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Handsomely produced, illustrated and informative, this guide is an overview of the culture, history and attractions of Idaho. It features archival photographs, literary excerpts and much practical travel information.
$21.95

Salmon River Country

PNW213
Mark W. Lisk
Caxton Press
2005
120
0870044419
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Splendid photographs showcasing the natural diversity of Idaho's Salmon River throughout the seasons. The accompanying text profiles the ecology and local people of the region.
$27.95

Home Below Hells Canyon

RKY30
Grace Jordan
Bison Books
2003
243
0803251076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Jordan's affecting depression-era memoir of life at Kirkwood Bar, an Idaho sheep ranch in the Snake River gorge just below Hells Canyon.
$19.00

Recreational Map of Idaho

USW300
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2014
2
1881262170
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, topographic map of Idaho at a scale of 1:800,000.
$4.95

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River, A Comprehensive Guide

USW498
Matt Leidecker
2006
1424302668
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
1
0
This practical guide, featuring detailed maps along with good information on history, geology and wildlife, is by an experienced river guide.
$30.00

Chief Joseph and the Nez Perces: A Photographic History

PNW93
Jan and Bill Moeller
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1995
96
0878423192
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A husband and wife team track the trail of the Nez Perce Indians through Idaho, Montana and down to Oklahoma in this book of color photographs, showing the landscapes they encountered.
$15.00

In Mountain Shadows, A History of Idaho

USW298
Carlos A. Schwantes
University of Nebraska Press
1996
288
0803292414
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated history of Idaho from the early 19th century to the present, covering Native Americans, economics, geography, industry and territorial disputes.
$30.00

River of No Return

USW309
Johnny Carrey, Cort Conley
Backeddy Books
2003
309
0960356622
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history and guide to the Salmon River, featuring 150 black-and-white photographs and 10 maps.
$15.95

In the Wilderness, Coming of Age in Unknown Country

USW299
Kim Barnes
Doubleday
1997
258
0385478216
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of growing up during the 1960s and 70s in the isolation of the woods of rural Idaho.
$15.00

Indian Creek Chronicles, A Winter Alone in the Wilderness

USW310
Peter Fromm
Picador USA
2003
196
0312422725
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Fromm's lyrical tale of a winter as a ranger deep in Idaho's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness displays his sense of the land, self-deprecating humor, and the joys and solace of a winter alone.
$17.00

Angle of Repose

USW301
Wallace Stegner
Vintage Books
2014
632
1101872764
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of one man's search for his grandparents' story. It beautifully weaves the history of the American West and a glimpse of their life in California, Colorado and Idaho.
$16.95

Housekeeping

PNW89
Marilynne Robinson
Noonday Press
1997
219
0312424094
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A both tragic and comic novel of a girl and her sister growing up in the mountains of Idaho. It's evocative of the landscape and written with vivid, poetic prose.
$16.00

River Tales of Idaho

RKY29
Darcy Williamson, Jim Paxton (Illustrator)
Caxton Press
2003
344
0870043781
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
These 58 stories range from Native American legends to early accounts by explorers and settlers to modern tales of adventure.
$17.95

Roadside Geology, Idaho

USW297
Donald Hyndman, David D. Alt
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1989
403
0878422196
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geological history of Idaho as seen through the car window. A great introduction to basic geomorphology and how the dramatic landscapes were formed.
$20.00

Water, The Fate of our Most Precious Resource

NAT57
Marq de Villiers
Mariner Books
2001
368
0618127445
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the world's water supply and the global impact of its mismanagement.
$16.00

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

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

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River, A Comprehensive Guide

USW498
Matt Leidecker
2006
1424302668
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
1
0
This practical guide, featuring detailed maps along with good information on history, geology and wildlife, is by an experienced river guide.
$30.00

Chief Joseph and the Nez Perces: A Photographic History

PNW93
Jan and Bill Moeller
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1995
96
0878423192
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A husband and wife team track the trail of the Nez Perce Indians through Idaho, Montana and down to Oklahoma in this book of color photographs, showing the landscapes they encountered.
$15.00

In Mountain Shadows, A History of Idaho

USW298
Carlos A. Schwantes
University of Nebraska Press
1996
288
0803292414
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated history of Idaho from the early 19th century to the present, covering Native Americans, economics, geography, industry and territorial disputes.
$30.00

River of No Return

USW309
Johnny Carrey, Cort Conley
Backeddy Books
2003
309
0960356622
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history and guide to the Salmon River, featuring 150 black-and-white photographs and 10 maps.
$15.95

In the Wilderness, Coming of Age in Unknown Country

USW299
Kim Barnes
Doubleday
1997
258
0385478216
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of growing up during the 1960s and 70s in the isolation of the woods of rural Idaho.
$15.00

Indian Creek Chronicles, A Winter Alone in the Wilderness

USW310
Peter Fromm
Picador USA
2003
196
0312422725
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Fromm's lyrical tale of a winter as a ranger deep in Idaho's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness displays his sense of the land, self-deprecating humor, and the joys and solace of a winter alone.
$17.00

Angle of Repose

USW301
Wallace Stegner
Vintage Books
2014
632
1101872764
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of one man's search for his grandparents' story. It beautifully weaves the history of the American West and a glimpse of their life in California, Colorado and Idaho.
$16.95

Housekeeping

PNW89
Marilynne Robinson
Noonday Press
1997
219
0312424094
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A both tragic and comic novel of a girl and her sister growing up in the mountains of Idaho. It's evocative of the landscape and written with vivid, poetic prose.
$16.00

River Tales of Idaho

RKY29
Darcy Williamson, Jim Paxton (Illustrator)
Caxton Press
2003
344
0870043781
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
These 58 stories range from Native American legends to early accounts by explorers and settlers to modern tales of adventure.
$17.95

Roadside Geology, Idaho

USW297
Donald Hyndman, David D. Alt
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1989
403
0878422196
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geological history of Idaho as seen through the car window. A great introduction to basic geomorphology and how the dramatic landscapes were formed.
$20.00

Water, The Fate of our Most Precious Resource

NAT57
Marq de Villiers
Mariner Books
2001
368
0618127445
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the world's water supply and the global impact of its mismanagement.
$16.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rocky Mountains Plants and Animals Coloring Book

RKY58
Dot Barlowe
Dover Publications
2004
32
0486430456
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A great way to occupy travelers ages 10 and up, these detailed line drawings realistically depict the flora and fauna of the Rockies and come ready to color!
$3.99

Thunder Rolling in the Mountains

PNW103
Scott O'Dell
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
1993
128
0440408792
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A novel for middle schoolers about the expulsion of the Nez Perce from their homeland, drawn mostly from primary sources.
$6.50

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

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

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

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

Rocky Mountains Plants and Animals Coloring Book

RKY58
Dot Barlowe
Dover Publications
2004
32
0486430456
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A great way to occupy travelers ages 10 and up, these detailed line drawings realistically depict the flora and fauna of the Rockies and come ready to color!
$3.99