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A geological field guide to northern Idaho and the Channeled Scabland
by Bruce Bjornstad and Eugene Kiver
Following up on his first volume, On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: A geological field guide to the Mid-Columbia Basin, geologist Bruce Bjornstad joined forces with colleague Eugene Kiver to guide readers upstream – northward into the Channeled Scabland and northern Idaho in The Northern Reaches.
Nonfiction, 480 pages, 6″ x 9″ inches softcover
400 black-and-white illustrations, maps and photos
50 color plates, index
A geological field guide to the Mid-Columbia Basin
By Bruce Bjornstad
Nonfiction. 308 pages, 6”x9” softcover, 262 black-and-white illustrations, maps and photos, 20 color plates, index. Third printing – June 2011.
In this first volume of On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods, geologist Bruce Bjornstad explores those legendary floods, explains the features they created, and guides readers to trails and tours in the Mid-Columbia Basin to witness the floods’ awesome power for themselves.
Full color. 24″x36″ suitable for framing. Shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube.
A perfect companion for either volume of “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods,” this updated map produced by the Ice Age Floods Institute in conjunction with Eastern Washington University is also a great companion for anyone traveling the Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail.
Proceeds benefit the Ice Age Floods Institute
By Dennis Nicholls
Nonfiction, 176 pages, 6″x9″ softcover, 86 maps and photos, appendixes.
Trails of the Wild Cabinets is a hiker’s and biker’s bible for the Cabinet Mountains — that magnificent range stretching from northern Idaho’s panhandle 150 miles southeast into Montana.
By Dennis Nicholls
Nonfiction, 336 pages, 6″x9″ softcover, maps and photos, appendixes.
Trails of the Wild Selkirks: South of the Canadian Border focuses on the portion of this spectacular range that spans northeastern Washington and northern Idaho, before it stretches far into Canada.
Produced by the Idaho Conservation League
- 4″ x 9″ folded (opens to 24″ x 27″)
- Full-color map and legend on one side
- Reverse side contains narrative information and resources for the American Selkirks
This beautiful full-color topo map includes more than 100 miles of hiking trails in the Idaho portion of the Selkirk Mountains, from the Canadian border on the north to Bonner County on the south.
The map features a “baker’s dozen” of selected hikes with descriptions and directions, but is a good supplement to the Keokee guide book Trails of the Wild Selkirks, with its detailed descriptions of 170 trails in the American portion of the Selkirks. The map also includes information about the flora and fauna of this incredible landscape, conservation history, “Leave No Trace” principles and a list of helpful resources.
The Idaho Conservation League is Idaho’s voice for clean water, clean air and wilderness – values that are the foundation to Idaho’s extraordinary quality of life. ICL has been working to protect Idaho’s backcountry, wildlife, water and quality of life since 1973, and is the oldest statewide environmental group in Idaho. ICL’s headquarters are in Boise, with field offices in Sandpoint and Ketchum.
By Jane Fritz and Friends
Nonfiction, 416 pages plus photo sections, 6″ x 9″ softcover, 100+ photos, 16 pages of color plates, 16-page Ross Hall classic photos section, and fold-out color map by Terrapen Geographics
Legendary Lake Pend Oreille is far more than a recreationist’s directory: Rich with sketches about biology and botany, loaded with fascinating historical lore, and abundantly illustrated, this is a bible for Lake Pend Oreille.
By Dennis Dauble
Nonfiction, 244 pages, 6″ x 9″ softcover, 147 illustrations, glossary, list of fish species, index and 16 pages of color plates.
For anyone who has a natural curiosity about the abundant variety of fish species in the Columbia Basin, fisheries biologist and author Dennis Dauble answers familiar questions and delves into a variety of factors related to 60-plus species in his guidebook, Fishes of the Columbia Basin.
By Bob Carson and Scott Babcock
Non-fiction, 272 pages, 6″ x 9″ softcover, 85 photos, 7 maps and a fully detailed guide to 56 trails.
Hiking Guide to Washington Geology leads readers into the beautiful scenery of Washington state, which holds some of the most geologically diverse landscapes anywhere, and gives them the dramatic geologic story behind it all.
By Thaddeus Laird
Nonfiction. 224 pages, 6″x9″ softbound, 108 illustrations, 6 technical route topo maps, 62 photographic route overlays, 2 appendixes and 2 indexes, by route name and by rating.
Climber and writer Thaddeus Laird rendered his years exploring the region’s rock crags and alpine peaks into the region’s most comprehensive climbing guide yet, Climber’s Guide to North Idaho and the Cabinet Wilderness.
By Bob Carson
Foreword by Don Snow; Photography by Duane Scroggins
Nonfiction, 184 Pages, 11″ x 8.5″ softcover, road logs, bibliographic references, full color with 138 illustrations including photos and maps.
East of Yellowstone invites the curious into the dramatic geologic beauty of the Clarks Fork Valley just east of the world’s first national park, as guided by geologist and professor Bob Carson.
A natural and human history of the Columbia at Wallula
Edited by Robert J. Carson
Nonfiction. 240 pages, 11″x8.5″ softcover, 264 illustrations including historic photographs and paintings, index, road log and bibliographic references.
Bob Carson and his colleagues tell a fascinating story through the prism of Wallula, the historic gateway to the Columbia Plateau – a striking land where the forces of geology worked on a spectacular scale, of a desert oasis where Native Americans, explorers, fur traders, promoters and entrepreneurs, and modern-day agriculturalists and wind farmers have all made their mark.
Edited by Kris Runberg Smith
Nonfiction. 224 pages, 6″x9″ softcover, 144 black-and-white photos, index.
This collection of oral histories recorded of numerous pioneers, Pioneer Voices of Priest Lake, provides a fascinating window into the past of Priest Lake, Idaho, before World War II through the words of those who actually experienced it.
Men and Women of the Upper Priest Lake Country, Idaho
By Claude & Catherine Simpson
Nonfiction. 312 pages, 5.5″x8.5″ softcover, 115 black-and-white photos and illustrations, index. Now in its sixth printing.
An Idaho classic now in its sixth printing, North of the Narrows tells the personal stories of the men and women who first settled the Upper Priest Lake region of northern Idaho.
By Paul Quinnett. Nonfiction. 224 pages.
In this widely acclaimed book – the first ever to probe the psychology of fishing – Paul Quinnett, Ph.D., takes an entertaining look at just what it is people go fishing for – and it’s not always the fish, he finds.
By Paul Quinnett. Nonfiction. 224 pages.
In this sequel to his widely acclaimed Pavlov’s Trout – the first book ever about the psychology of fishing – psychologist and fisherman Paul Quinnett, Ph.D., returns to explore the evolutionary foundations of fishing, and why so many people devote so much passion to this sport.
By Mallory Burton. Fiction. 256 pages, 5.5″x8.5″ softcover.
Joining a handful of angling books written by women, Reading the Water: Stories and Essays of Flyfishing and Life is a collection of short stories featuring men and women who are affected by or swept away in the strong current of fishing’s allure.
By Randy Kadish
Fiction, 272 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
A philosophical novel, The Fly Caster Who Tried to Make Peace with the World looks at an age-old question — why are we here? — through the story of one Ian MacBride, a young man dealing with grief and shock after returning from the killing fields of World War I.
By Paul Reese. Nonfiction. 300 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
In this, his third book, author Paul Reese pens reflections while completing a crossing of all 50 states on foot at age 80.
By Paul Reese
Nonfiction, 276 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
In Go East Old Man, marathon runner Paul Reese shares his journeys as he fulfills a quest to run across 14 Western states over five summers while in his 70s.
By Dr. Robin Helm; illustrated by Gail Lyster
Fiction, 40 pages, 8.25″ x 8.25″ softcover, full color illustrations.
For the child in each of us, The Land of Starry Night is a delightful poetic children’s story written by Sandpoint pediatrician Dr. Robin Helm and magnificently illustrated by Sandpoint artist Gail Lyster. Produced in association with Keokee Publishing.
Written by Babe Belzer; Illustrated by Gail Lyster
Fiction, 36 pages, 10¼” x 10¼”; hardcover, full color illustrations.
What happens when two brothers catch a frog? Does the frog become their pet, or does he have other plans? Find out as Bridger and Terry try to discover where Hopper is hiding. Even Old Bear, their dog, gets in on the action of finding Hopper!
By Marianne Love.
Nonfiction. 288 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
For anyone who’s ever gone to school — as student or teacher — Marianne Love’s warm and humorous stories from 33 years teaching at Sandpoint High School in rural northern Idaho will kindle both memories and laughs.
By H.K. Petschel
Nonfiction, 183 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
Stamp Counterfeiting: The Evolution of an Unrecognized Crime looks into an intriguing crime that originated in Chicago in the 1890s, when people were drawn to the cities to make their fortune, some by nefarious means such as counterfeiting stamps.
By Irene Bennett Dunn
Nonfiction, 128 pages, 6″x9″ softcover.
In Out of the Night, Irene Bennett Dunn relates the tragic night of August 17, 1959, when an historic earthquake and resulting landslide killed four members of her family, and how she rebuilt her life after that terrible trauma.