This beautiful and detailed, full-color map entirely depicts the vast state of Alaska, showing national parks and monuments, national and state wildlife refuges, glaciers, roads, cities, towns and villages, islands, airports, rivers and lakes, the Iditarod Trail, and more.
Text and Photography by David Casterson
Illustrations by Anoosh Moutafian
This book truly appeals to all West Coast tide pool and aquarium visitors. With excellent color photos, space for notes, and b&w
photos designed to be colored in, this interactive book makes learning fun.
by Katherine Hocker and Cheryl Cook
Illustrations by Katherine Hocker
Vivid illustrations, lively text, hidden picture challenges, and layers of natural history make this a book that parents, teachers and children will enjoy.
Written & Illustrated by Val Kells
Covers 39 species of sharks—both common and rare—found both inshore and offshore, plus 24 species of electric rays, stingrays, skates, and guitarfishes.
Written & Illustrated by Blair & Dawn Witherington
Describes in detail the five sea turtles that inhabit the Pacific: Loggerhead, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Green, and Olive Ridley.
Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker
This fascinating and concise book invites readers into the world of these fascinating aquatic songbirds. How do dippers keep warm in the frigid water? What do they eat? What do their nests look like? This natural history of one of North America's most charming songbirds answers these questions, and many more.
John Hudson, Kathy Hocker & Robert Armstrong
This comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide covers all of Alaska's aquatic insects and reveals many fascinating facts about them.
Katherine Hocker & Mary Willson, Illustrations by Katherine Hocker
This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.
Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley
Covers 53 species, both common and rare, found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Includes migratory and year-round residents, loons, auklets, cormorants, shearwaters, storm-petrels, gulls, terns, and more.
Text & Images by Rick Cech
Covers 62 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans
Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.
Robert Armstrong and Marge Hermans
This wildlife guide covers animals and plants found around Mendenhall Glacier. Excellent color photos and text discuss flora, fauna, and more.
Mary Willson and Robert Armstrong
This colorful book provides an excellent general survey of beavers. Illustrated with excellent color photos of beavers in their natural habitats.
L. Darlene Spargo
A Fair Distance is the richly detailed memoir of Lois Boblett (1844-1925). L. Darlene Spargo weaves meticulously researched historical details through Boblett's memoir. Boblett's words provide new insight into the roles women played in the Western Migration.
Photographs and text by Tom Reed
Foreword by Thomas Campbell
This gorgeous and moving book features black and white photos of surrounding mountains and glaciers taken from the author’s cabin. Reed’s text describes finding the land and explores the question, “How and why are humans inspired by mountain views?”
Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans
This educational and entertaining book tells all about marmots.
Full of useful information clearly presented for kids with fascinating and adorable photos of these shy mountain creatures.
Text & Photographs by Kim Heacox
Gorgeous book explores the grand landscapes, wildlife, plant life and history of Alaska's vast Denali National Park and Preserve, an area of six million acres.
Robert Armstrong, Richard Carstensen, Mary Willson & Marge Hermans Osborn
This wildlife guide covers birds found around Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall Wetlands is widely recognized as one of the key stopover points for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds in coastal Alaska.
Robert H. Armstrong
Bob Armstrong has been photographing nature in Alaska for 50 years, both professionally and for his own enjoyment. In this book he shares a broad variety of techniques he has used, strategies for capturing great nature images, hints for different types of photographs, and ways to use your resulting photos.
John Hudson & Robert H. Armstrong
This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.
Essays & Photographs by Kim Heacox
Gorgeous book paints a mosaic of Alaska's diverse landscapes and wildlife, from the Arctic Slope to the Inside Passage, from glaciers and grizzlies to sled dogs and caribou herds.
Photography Tim Hauf
Text by Conger Beasley Jr.
Tim Hauf made many trips into this daunting wilderness, capturing powerful images that evoke North America's far northern reaches