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Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

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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 Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks

USW577
Brian Kevin
Compass American Guides
2016
352
1101879696
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Exquisitely photographed, this sumptuous guide in the newly relaunched Compass Guides series is an excellent overview of the history, culture, nature, activities and attractions of the parks. With a 20-page section of practical information.
$21.99

Wapiti Wilderness

USW68
Margaret Murie, Olaus Murie (Illustrator)
University Press of Colorado
2001
302
087081155X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Margaret and her biologist husband (who did the illustrations for the book) write of a winter, and especially the elk, at a ranch in Jackson Hole. They alternate chapters, mixing tales of work as a field biologist with stories of life in the region, where they lived for 37 years.
$24.95

Yellowstone Wolves in the Wild

RKY59
James Halfpenny
Riverbend
2003
104
1931832269
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A dazzling set of photographs of Yellowstone's wolf packs, paired with commentary and natural history from park researchers.
$19.95

Yellowstone National Park Map

USW32
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2012
2
0925873012
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A hiker's map with great topographic detail, shown at a scale of 1:127,000.
$11.95

Grand Teton National Park Map

USW34
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
0925873020
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color, double-sided topographic map of the park at a scale of 1:80,000. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks

USW438
Bradley Mayhew, Carolyn McCarthy
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
174220743X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With personality and local savvy, Montana residents Bradley Mayhew and Carolyn McCarthy cover the practicalities of where to go and what to do. With more photographs, detailed itineraries, family-friendly options, suggested hikes, two-color maps and a good overview of natural history.
$19.99

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

Yellowstone Country, The Enduring Wonder

SWU76
Seymour L. Fishbein
National Geographic
2010
288
1426205856
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An overview of Yellowstone presented in the National Geographic style, featuring spectacular color photographs, maps and good travel information.
$16.00

Yellowstone, A Visitor's Companion

USW54
George Wuerthner
Stackpole Books
1992
218
0811730786
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handbook to the geology, ecology, wildlife and plants of Yellowstone. Includes photographs, a bird list and brief field guide with black-and-white drawings.
$15.95

The Solace of Open Spaces

USW67
Gretel Ehrlich
Viking
1987
131
0140081135
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A loosely organized travelogue and meditation on the high plains of Wyoming. While Ehrlich writes of ranchers, cowboys and weather, the real star of this lyrical celebration of Wyoming is the landscape itself.
$16.00

Journal of a Trapper

USW439
Osborne Russell, Aubrey L. Haines (Editor)
University of Nebraska Press
2002
241
0803251661
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A simply-told account of the life of a fur trapper in the 1830s and 1840s, mainly in and around Yellowstone. It's both an eyewitness report from the heyday of fur trading and an engaging account of the region.
$18.95

Decade of the Wolf, Returning the Wild to Yellowstone

RKY90
Douglas Smith, Gary Ferguson
Lyons Press
2012
256
0762779055
PAPER
Natural History
9/20/2014
0
0
0
0
Biologist Smith (Yellowstone Wolf Recovery Project) and nature writer Ferguson look at the 10 years since the re-introduction of wolves to Yellowstone.
$16.95

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

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

Searching For Yellowstone, Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness

USW59
Paul D. Schullery
Globe Pequot Press
2004
338
0972152210
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An engaging social and environmental history of Yellowstone from the Pleistocene to the present focusing on the park since its founding in 1872. Schullery has worked in Yellowstone as a ranger, a historian and the chief of cultural resources.
$19.95

Spectacular Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

USW547
Charles R. Preston
Universe Publishing
2008
132
0789399946
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The gorgeous landscapes of Yellowstone and Grand Teton come to life in 300 color photographs, including panoramic spreads. The large-format book offers a guided tour of the majestic parks through every season of the year.
$50.00

Windows into the Earth, The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

USW356
Robert B. Smith, Lee J. Siegel
Oxford University Press
2000
240
0195105974
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A geologic history and tour of the northern Rockies, particularly Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. With an outstanding overview of the geologic formation of the region and 50 color photographs.
$29.95

Yellowstone Bears in the Wild

RKY112
James Halfpenny
Aa Balkema
2012
123
1606390430
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A great primer on black bears and grizzly bears found in and around Yellowstone National Park. Halfpenny combines his scientific research and personal stories with plenty of photographs by renowned wildlife photographer Michael Francis.
$19.95

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

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

Yellowstone Trees & Wildflowers

USW501
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2006
1583553258
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, laminated fold-up card.
$7.95

Yellowstone Wildlife

RKY88
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2006
1583553169
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy plastic card illustrates the birds, mammals, fishes, amphibians and reptiles of Yellowstone. We also carry its companion, Yellowstone Trees & Wildflowers (Item USW501).
$7.95

More Books

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

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

Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

USW276
Lee H. Whittlesey
Roberts Rinehart Publishers
2014
412
1570980217
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A how-to-guide to safety in the park -- and a wry chronicle of what can go terribly wrong (including death by drowning, hypothermia, animal attacks, and such). A reminder to visitors that Yellowstone is the wilderness, not an amusement park.
$18.95

Close Range: Wyoming Stories

USW349
Annie Proulx
Scribner
2000
285
0684852225
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Proulx's brilliantly-drawn characters personify the loneliness, harsh beauty and wild nature of Wyoming in this luminous collection, which includes the story "Brokeback Mountain."
$16.00

Mountain Time, A Yellowstone Portrait

USW392
Paul Schullery
University of New Mexico Press
2008
280
0826343457
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A former ranger, Schullery writes with depth and grace on the natural history of Yellowstone National Park, its wildlife, rangers and visitors in this classic collection of essays, originally published in 1984.
$24.95

The Spirit of Yellowstone

RKY25
Judith L. Meyer, Vance Howard (Photographer)
Taylor Trade Publishing
2003
144
157098395X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An engaging, scholarly history of Yellowstone and its place in America's imagination, covering the establishment of the park, geography, wildlife and more. Complemented by color photographs, archival illustrations and maps.
$19.95

Do (Not) Feed the Bears, The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in Yellowstone

SWU465
Alice Wondrak Biel
University Press of Kansas
2006
200
0700614583
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Biel goes beyond Yogi and Smokey, showing changing attitudes toward the bears from the 19th-century up to current conservation policy.
$17.95

Travels in the Greater Yellowstone

USW563
Jack Turner
St. Martins
2009
288
0312560958
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Turner celebrates the diversity of the park and its wildlife in a series of 12 lyrical essays.
$21.99

National Parks Deck, Yellowstone & Grand Teton

USW664
Mountaineers Books
Mountaineers
2010
50
1594853517
BOXED
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A set of 50 full-color cards with sights, fun facts, wildlife, photos, maps and 33 hiking, biking and paddle routes.
$14.95

For Kids

Once a Wolf, How Wildlife Biologists Brought Back the Gray Wolf

USW112
Stephen R. Swinburne, Jim Bradenburg (Photographer)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1999
48
0395898277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Swinburne documents conservationists' efforts to reintroduce gray wolves to the ecosystems of Yellowstone and New York State. For kids 9-12.
$9.99

Expedition Yellowstone, A Mountain Adventure

USW319
Sandra Chisholm Robinson, Ellen Meloy (Illustrator)
Taylor Trade Publishing
1986
172
0911797254
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The discovery of Yellowstone is the subject of this tale of a mountain man in the Rockies. Illustrated and geared to preteens.
$12.50

Jenny of the Tetons

USW320
Kristiana Gregory
Harcourt Books
1989
168
0152167706
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The story of an orphan girl who goes to live with a trapper, his Shoshone wife and their children in the 1870s Rockies. Geared to children 10-14, the novel employs real historical figures and a fictional plot as it explores the possibilities for tolerance and friendship between white settlers and Native Americans.
$6.95

Shane

USW321
Jack Shaefer
Harcourt Books
2014
168
0544239474
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The classic Western of a mysterious gunman who rides into a Wyoming town to rescue homesteaders from the powerful grip of local cattlemen.
$8.99

Moccasin Trail

USW370
Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Penguin Putnam
1986
247
0140321705
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The enduring tale of a young man raised by Crow Indians who must readjust to life as a white American. For ages 9 to 12.
$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

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

Wolf Stalker, A Mystery in Yellowstone National Park

RKY45
Gloria Skurzynski, Alane Ferguson
2007
128
0792270347
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
On the trail of a wounded wolf mysteriously shot in Yellowstone National Park, the Langdon kids soon find themselves caught up in adventure, suspense -- and danger.
$4.99

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

Walking the Big Wild, From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bears' Trail

USW473
Karsten Heuer
Mountaineers
2004
238
0898869838
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Heuer's riveting, personal account of an 18-month, 2,100-mile Yellowstone to Yukon trek along the proposed Y2Y wildlife corridor.
$16.95

The Ranger's Guide to Yellowstone, Insider Advice from Ranger Norm

SWU243
Susan Frank
Avalon Travel Publishing
2008
230
1598801279
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Meet Ranger Norm, your personal Yellowstone guide to the best hikes, accommodations and recreations. He answers the FAQ for visiting the park in family-friendly cartoons.
$16.95

Face to Face With Wolves

BST118
Jim Brandenburg
2010
32
1426306989
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Photographer Jim Brandenburg presents lone wolves by moonlight, Arctic wolves leaping onto ice floes, and wolves hunting and foraging for food and the packs of gray wolves that surround his house in Minnesota in this illustrated overview for youngsters.
$6.95

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

When the Wolves Returned, Restoring Nature's Balance in Yellowstone

USW580
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Bloomsbury USA
2008
39
0802796869
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
With spectacular photographs and a dual-level text, this inspirational photo-essay for younger readers captures wolves in the natural habitat of Yellowstone, where the natural balance of the park's wildlife is finally being realized again thanks to the return of the once-extinct Yellowstone wolves. An engaging read for parents as well as for kids.
$19.99

The Wolves Are Back

BST135
Wendell Minor (Illustrator), Jean Craighead George
Dutton Inc.
2008
32
0525479473
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The Caldecott-winner relates the history of the wolves of Yellowstone through the eyes of a pup in this lyrical, illustrated tale for youngsters.
$16.99

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