New Books for 2005 at Bored Feet Press
This handsome and easy-to-read map includes beaches from Davenport to Aptos, plus expanded trails at Wilder Ranch, H. Cowell Redwoods, Forest of Nisene Marks, and UCSC.
Phyllis Whetstone Taper
With her first novel published at age 90, Taper vividly illuminates the thoughts, feelings, and hearts of her characters lives in the summer of 1927 in Lake County, California.
Twenty-four women from all walks of life offer their personal stories to inspire and awaken readers from apathy and despair to a call for action.
Louie Anderson, Foreword by John Long
This lavishly illustrated book covers the well known cragging area of Malibu Canyon along with new discoveries like Echo Cliffs, Boney Bluff and Black Flower as well as Conejo Mountain and Tick Rock.
Altschuler believes that solitude in nature is the way to confront the tests of life by observing how even the smallest forms of life survive. The author leads readers on a walk along the trails of Point Reyes National Seashore, guiding the reader toward
The latest Splash Guide covers one or more swim holes in 91 southeastern creeks and rivers in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
Dorothy Kupcha Leland
Based on a true story and extensive research by the author, this book paints a colorful, evocative and accurate picture of daily life in San Francisco five years after the discovery of gold.
Dorothy Kupcha Leland, Illustrations by Diane Wilde
In 1858, twelve-year-old Sallie Fox and her family leave Iowa in a wagon train, dreaming of California. This true story offers a child’s-eye view of life on the Santa Fe Trail and Arizona’s Beale Wagon Road.
Title areas plus Limestone-Whiting Widerness Park, Chino Hills, wildlife, and more.
In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.
Rachel Laurgaard, Illustrations by Elizabeth Sykes Michaels
Skillfully pieced together from letters, journals, and memoirs of Donner Party survivors, the story of Patty Reed and her little wooden doll gives a good picture of the true life experiences of real pioneer children.
David Powdrell & Hugh Margerum
This attractive book opens the door to the mysterious world of backyard botany and natural history with its captivating color photographs and fascinating research of the wildflowers of the Santa Barbara area.
Urban playground map includes Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Park, Redrock Canyon, Temescal Gateway Park, and Westridge Canyonback Park.
Michelle Waters, Foreword by Robert H. Schuller
In this book, Waters pairs her cancer experience with her expertise as a university instructor, and encourages readers to take an active part in their healing process through the use of effective, positive communication.