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San Juan Islands

Reading and Travel Guide
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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Moon Handbook San Juan Islands

PNW130
Don Pitcher
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
340
163121425X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the San Juan Islands with a focus on outdoor activities. Kayakers, bikers, hikers and whale-watchers especially will appreciate this guide in the Moon series.
$19.99

The Island Within

ALA17
Richard Nelson
Vintage Books
1991
284
067973239X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, with emphasis on the relationship between people and the land.
$17.00

Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

PNW17
Katharine Berry Judson
University of Nebraska Press
1997
204
0803275951
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First collected in 1910, these age-old stories include revealing myths and creation narratives alongside noted geographical features of the territory. Presented with 52 photographs.
$14.95

San Juan Islands Map

PNW68
Great Pacific Map Company
East View
2013
2
0938011960
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map and guide to the San Juan Islands at a scale of 1:70,000.
$7.95

Exploring Coast Salish Prehistory, The Archaeology of San Juan Island

PNW172
Julie Stein
University of Washington Press
2002
224
0295979577
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An introduction and guide to San Juan Island National Historic Park and its archaeological sites. With color illustrations of sites and artifacts, topographical maps and drawings.
$20.00

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

Snow Falling on Cedars

PNW52
David Guterson
Vintage Books
1995
460
067976402x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beautifully wrought, extremely evocative novel set on San Piedro Island in Puget Sound in the 1950s. Readers are rewarded not only with some fine storytelling and beautiful prose, but also with a vivid glimpse of island life.
$16.00

The Good Rain

PNW11
Timothy Egan
Vintage Books
1991
254
0679734856
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable portrait of the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle journalist travels along the Columbia River in the footsteps of 1853 visionary Theodore Winthrop, focusing on history, people and natural resources.
$15.95

The Presence of Whales, Contemporary Writers on the Whale

BST02
Frank Stewart (Editor)
Alaska Northwest Books
1995
319
0882404644
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
In this well-chosen series of essays, some of our best modern writers enlighten and entertain on the subject of whales, with pieces from Roger Payne, Diane Ackerman, and Barry Lopez.
$15.95

The Rogue: Portrait of a River

PNW234
Roger Dorband
Aa Balkema
2007
191
0972860932
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Dorband's large-format color photographs of the Rogue capture the grandeur and beauty of this wild and scenic river. With quotations by western writer Zane Grey and a forward by Oregon's governor John Kitzhaber.
$49.95

A Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics

PNW20
Stephen Whitney
Mountaineers
2004
288
0898868084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Don't just call it a mushroom when it's a golden chanterelle; know your screech owl from your saw-whet owl; distinguish a monarch butterfly from a painted lady, all with the help of this comprehensive guide to the 600 species of common plants and animals of the region.
$21.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

PNW50
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446796
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact photographic guide to the wildflowers, trees, mosses, butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of the Pacific Northwest.
$22.00

Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast, An Illustrated Guide to Northern California, Oregon, Washington & British Columb

PNW60
Eugene Kozloff
University of Washington Press
1983
370
0295960841
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide and handbook to nearshore marine life from British Columbia to San Mateo, California.
$29.95

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

Wild Plants of the San Juan Islands

PNW18
Scott Atkinson, Fred Sharpe
Mountaineers
1993
191
0898863562
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide to flowers, mosses, shrubs, grasses, trees and wild areas of the islands, illustrated with line drawings. More than 190 species are thoroughly described.
$14.95

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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

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

The Rain Forests of Home, Profile of a North American Bioregion

PNW08
Peter Schoonmaker, Bettina von Hagen, Edward Wolf
Island Press
1996
480
1559634804
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A detailed biological, cultural and historical portrait of the coastal rain forest. The result of a multidisciplinary conference, it's a gold mine of facts, figures and descriptive information on the region by a diverse group of experts.
$60.00

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

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

Compass Guide Pacific Northwest

PNW24
John Doerper
Compass American Guides
2007
372
1400018676
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact book provides an excellent overview of the region (covering Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and the San Juan Islands), with particular emphasis on history and visitor attractions.
$22.95

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest

PNW07
Robert Ruby
University of Oklahoma Press
2010
448
0806140240
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A classic overview of the peoples of the Northwest and their history.
$26.95

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

PNW10
Eugene Kozloff
University of Washington Press
1978
264
029595597X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient single-volume introduction to the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. Divided by habitat, it covers plant life in detail with some information on associated invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and a few mammals.
$35.00

Pacific Northwest Map

PNW12
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067190776
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, single-sided road map depicts the Pacific coast from Vancouver, BC south to Carson City, Nevada and inland as far as Boise, Idaho. Michelin also includes some travelers' info in sidebars. Scaled at: 1:1,267,200 (1in equals 20mi).
$6.95

Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

PNW15
Elizabeth Horn
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2003
179
0878422919
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy photo-identification guide to 200 species from British Columbia south to northern California, divided by habitats and plant family.
$14.00

Owning It All

PNW49
William Kittredge
Graywolf Press
2002
182
1555973663
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written memoir of growing up on a ranch in Oregon's Warner Valley in the 1930s by one of the great writers on the American West.
$15.00

Undaunted Courage, Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

USW20
Stephen Ambrose
Touchstone
1997
528
0684826976
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Ambrose recreates the high adventure and politics of late 18th-century America in this classic history, rich in details of Native American life, geography, flora and fauna.
$19.00

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

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

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

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

USW48
Frank Bergon (Editor)
Penguin
1995
505
0140252177
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An expanded version of the journals with more on the natural history and peoples encountered.
$17.00

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

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

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

Across the Wide Missouri

PNW37
Bernard DeVoto
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
450
0395924979
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A volume in Devoto's monumental history of the West, this engrossing book brings to life the era of fur traders and mountain men for the general reader.
$17.95

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History

PNW36
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
1999
248
0375706526
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The handsomely produced companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary film, featuring essays and 150 illustrations, most in full color.
$29.95

Song for the Blue Ocean, Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas

OCE09
Carl Safina
Henry Holt
1999
458
0805061223
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A grand tour of our blue planet, divided geographically, this book is an excellent resource -- fascinating to read and full of hope. It combines a personal journey, hundreds of interviews with fisherman and scientists around the world, and a tour of important watery habitats.
$26.99

Patterns of Culture

PNG10
Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead (Introduction)
Mariner Books
2006
290
0395500885
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This pioneering book compares and contrasts three native cultures.
$15.95

Map of the Northwest

PNW45
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
1
1572624167
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded physical relief map of the Pacific Northwest.
$7.95

Between Pacific Tides

FG34
Edward F. Ricketts, Jack Calvin, Joel W. Hedgpeth
Stanford University Press
1992
652
0804720681
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handbook to the rocky shores and tide pools of the Pacific Coast of the United States. Each intertidal zone is discussed in depth, augmented by black-and-white photographs and diagrams.
$33.95

The Egg and I

PNW51
Betty MacDonald
HarperCollins
2008
287
0060914289
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MacDonald's uproarious tale of raising chickens and children on a dilapidated 40-acre farm on the rainy, remote Olympic Peninsula.
$13.99

The Raven Steals the Light

PNW53
Robert Bringhurst, Bill Reid (Illustrator), Claude Levi-Strauss (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
1996
109
0295975245
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A classic collection of 10 Haida myths and legends with accompanying black and white etchings by Vancouver artist Bill Reid. These stories capture the storytelling traditions of the Haida.
$16.95

Chasing Monarchs, A Migration with the Butterflies of Passage

MEX62
Robert Michael Pyle
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
307
0618127437
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A memoir of Lepidoptery, combing the entomologist-author's considerable knowledge of butterflies and their biology with a rambling road trip from British Columbia through the Southwest to Mexico.
$14.00

Midway, The Battle that Doomed Japan

HWI58
Mitsuo Fuchida
Naval Institute Press
2001
224
1557504288
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A groundbreaking account of the Battle of Midway told from the Japanese perspective.
$22.95

Passage to Juneau

ALA94
Jonathan Raban
Vintage Books
2000
435
0679776141
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this thoughtful account of the sea and its meaning, Raban weaves the tale of the original voyage of discovery to Vancouver with his own adventures on a solo journey aboard a 35-foot ketch along the Inside Passage.
$17.95

The Emerald Sea, Exploring the Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

PNW54
Dale Sanders (Photographer), Diane Swanson (Contributor)
Alaska Northwest Books
1993
147
0882404504
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of the diverse underwater life of the Pacific Northwest featuring hundreds of color photographs.
$34.95

Empire Express, Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

USW135
David Haward Bain
Viking
2000
816
0140084991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A magisterial history of the railroad that connected the East to the West -- and radically changed the face of America. It is quite a tale, featuring greed, corruption, disaster and many memorable characters.
$30.00

Winter Brothers, A Season at the Edge of America

PNW57
Ivan Doig
Harcourt Books
1982
246
0156972158
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Ivan Doig quotes extensively from the 19th century settler in the Olympic Peninsula, James Gilchrist Swans, in this tale of frontier life.
$16.95

The Way of the Masks

PNW58
Claude Levi-Strauss
University of Washington Press
1988
276
029596636x
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An interpretation of the social meaning behind a variety of masks created by Pacific Northwest Indian cultures by the famous French anthropologist.
$22.95

Olympic National Park Map

PNW63
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2011
2
0925873160
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Olympic National Park, shown at a scale of 1:100,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Northwest Weeds, The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens and Roadsides

PNW66
Ronald J. Taylor
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1990
183
0878422498
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Descriptions, grouped according to family, appear alongside color photographs of the weeds.
$14.00

Fires, Faults and Floods: A Road Trail Guide to Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin

PNW67
Marge Mueller, Ted Mueller
University of Idaho Press
1997
288
0893012068
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Fifty-three trips around Missoula, Montana and the lower Clark Fork drainage; Grande Ronde and Joseph Creek Canyons on the borders of Washington, Oregon and Idaho; the Columbia River Gorge; and the northern Oregon Coast. Targeted to assist readers in finding and understanding the area's major geologic features.
$19.95

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 Himalayas.
$35.00

Trout, An Illustrated History

FSH03
James Prosek
Alfred Knopf
1996
160
067944453X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Prosek's 70 magnificent watercolors depict the various common, rare and extinct species of these spendid freshwater salmonids.
$35.00

The Essential Lewis and Clark

PNW70
Landon Y. Jones (Editor), Meriwether Lewis, William Clark
HarperCollins
2002
224
0060011599
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This compact book features selections from Lewis and Clark's journals focusing on natural history, people and landscapes of the West.
$13.99

Pacific Northwest Map

PNW71
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3828302459
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, laminated map covers all of Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho (with large portions of Nevada, California and Colorado) at a scale of 1:300,000.
$9.95

British Columbia Map

CND61
ITMB
ITMB
2012
2
155341148X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This attractive map ( 1:1,250,000), covers the region from Seattle to the Yukon and across to the Rockies, including Alaska's Inside Passage.
$7.95

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

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees (Western Region)

USW225
Elbert L. Little, Angelo Lomeo (Photographer)
Alfred Knopf
1980
862
0394507614
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This volume packs lots of photographs to aid in identifying the wide array of rare, locally abundant, and widespread trees.
$20.95

Driving the Pacific Coast, Oregon and Washington

PNW75
Kathy Strong
Globe Pequot Press
2006
201
0762738707
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A touring guide for the Pacific Coast.
$13.95

National Trust Guide Seattle

PNW78
Walt Crowley, Paul Dorpat
John Wiley & Son
1998
288
0471180440
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An in-depth guide to the architecture, culture and history of Seattle.
$19.95

Chilhuly Projects

PNW80
Barbara Rose, Dale M. Lanzone, Dale Chihuly
Harry N. Abrams
2000
364
0810967081
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A tour of Seattle contemporary artist Dale Chihuly's glass creations.
$75.00

Skid Road, An Informal Portrait of Seattle

PNW82
Murray Morgan
University of Washington Press
1982
288
0295958464
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of Seattle, first published in 1951.
$18.95

Insight City Guide Seattle

PNW83
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
280
1780052111
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome guide gives a profusely illustrated overview of Seattle, featuring concise essays by well regarded authors on history, art, and culture. With hundreds of photos and maps.
$19.99

Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

PNW86
Cheryl Shearer
University of Washington Press
2003
192
0295979739
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative and useful reference to Northwest Coast Native American art, including totem poles and masks. With a glossary of Northwest Coast art-related terms.
$22.95

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

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

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

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 Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest

PNW88
Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
Mariner Books
1997
705
0395850118
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting, classic history of the Nez Perce from the encounters with Lewis and Clark to the tragic defeat of Chief Joseph in 1877.
$38.95

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 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

The Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark

PNW91
Rhoda Blumberg
Aa Balkema
1995
144
0688144217
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An award-winning, illustrated version of the Lewis and Clark story, written for middle school students.
$12.99

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

The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking

OCE54
Derek C. Hutchinson
Globe Pequot Press
2007
96
0762742836
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief guide to the fundamentals of sea kayaking by a leading authority -- a useful introduction for the beginner and a review for experienced paddlers. With 50 color illustrations.
$12.95

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

PNW96
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Bernard DeVoto (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1997
504
0395859964
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A classic condensed version of the Lewis and Clark journals, originally published in 1953 and long the standard.
$15.95

The Oregon Trail, Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

USW369
Francis Parkman, David Levin (Introduction)
Penguin
1989
504
0140390421
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The original, 19th-century account by the great American historian and romantic, based in part on the author's wanderings on the Oregon Trail through the plains of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas.
$16.00

Reach of Tide, Ring of History: A Columbia River Voyage (Northwest Reprints)

PNW98
Robin Cody (Introduction), Sam McKinney
Oregon State University Press
2000
114
0870714848
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
McKinney follows the river from Cape Disappointment to the barrier of the Bonneville Dam, telling the story of the voyage through anecdotes, history and observations about the river. A spare, witty account of messing about in a homemade boat.
$14.95

Out West

USW374
Dayton Duncan
Bison Books
2000
464
080326626X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
In this spirited tale of history, exploration and travel, Duncan recounts his adventures in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark
$24.95

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

USW375
John Logan Allen
Dover Publications
1991
412
0486269140
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A Dover reprint of a classic study originally published by the University of Illinois Press in 1975.
$34.95

Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery

USW376
John E. Bakeless
Dover Publications
1996
498
0486292339
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Applying his own original research and the journals of expedition members, Bakeless has put together an authoritative biography of the two explorers.
$14.95

The Columbia River, A Historical Travel Guide

PNW101
Joann Roe
Aa Balkema
1992
256
1555911021
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
This book contains a wealth of information for the interested traveler.
$17.95

Seattle Map

PNW104
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2011
1
3866090439
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of Seattle at a scale of 1:10,000.
$8.95

Northwestern Seashore Life, Alaska to Oregon

PNW105
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
158355114X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 species of whales, birds, plants and other inhabitants of the Northwest coast is a handy, pocket-size reference for quick identification.
$7.95

Western Coastal Birds

USW390
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551212
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-out, laminated field guide featuring illustrations of almost 150 species
$7.95

For Kids

Whale (Eyewitness Books)

BST10
Frank Greenaway
DK Publishing
2004
72
0756607396
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
With 900 detailed illustrations, this slim book is a highly visual guide to cetaceans that will appeal to kids ages 9 to 12.
$16.99

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

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

ALA62
Gerald McDermott
Harcourt Books
1993
0152656618
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Told in simple language, this beautifully illustrated traditional tale of the raven -- a familiar symbol on totem poles -- is geared for children ages 4-8. A Caldecott Honor Book.
$17.00

Ancient Forests, Discovering Nature

ALA67
Margaret Anderson
Aa Balkema
2003
40
0941042146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The ecology and folklore of the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest come alive in this workbook, featuring 16 activities for children ages 9-12.
$6.95

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

PNW90
Margaret Craven
Aa Balkema
1993
159
0440343690
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this brief novel, a young vicar comes to live with the Kwakiutl Indians of the town of Kingcome in the Pacific Northwest. Written for teens but worthwhile for adults.
$6.99

Orca's Song

PNW111
Anne Cameron, Nelle Olsen (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
1987
32
0920080294
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A retelling of a traditional Indian myth, gracefully explaining the origins of the killer whale's song. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings that evoke Haida art. For children 5-9.
$7.95

Touching Spirit Bear

PNW127
Ben Mikaelsen
HarperCollins
2002
241
038080560X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel follows Cole, an abused and abusive teen, who chooses banishment to an Alaskan island over incarceration. But for Cole to reform, it takes an encounter with the white Spirit Bear of First Nation legends.
$7.99

Killer Whale

BST85
Mark Carwardine
Steck Vaughan
2000
0739810588
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An illustrated overview of orcas for middle schoolers.
$30.00

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian

PNW218
Sherman Alexie
Little Brown and Company
2007
229
0316013684
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, based on Alexie's own experiences, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from life on the Rez. Young Adult.
$20.00

There's an Owl in the Shower

PNW258
Jean Craighead George
HarperTrophy
1997
144
0064406822
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this novel for ages 8-12, Newbery Award-winning author and illustrator Jean Craighead George tells the story of how one unusual spotted owl makes his way into the home -- and hearts -- of a family of loggers in the Pacific Northwest.
$5.99