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Best Selling Books and Maps from Bored Feet Press

Announcing the best selling books and maps from the Bored Feet website. Click on the titles for more information.

Best selling books:

1. Snowbound
Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra

Mark McLaughlin
Snowbound;  Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra

Covers exceptional snow events that have challenged the men and women who maintain the year-round railroad and highway systems that cross the central Sierra, as well as residents, visitors and businesses that reside in these mountains.



2. Sibley’s Woodpeckers of North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley
Sibley’s Woodpeckers of North America

Covers all 22 species, both common and rare, found in North America. Plus woodpecker behavior, anatomy and drumming, detailed range maps.



3. Freshwater Fishes of the Rocky Mountain Region

Text by Robert G. Werner
Freshwater Fishes of the Rocky Mountain Region

Covers 52 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.



4. American Dippers
Singers in the Mountain Streams

Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker
American Dippers

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.



5. Common Bees of Western North America

Olivia Messinger Carril & Joseph S Wilson
Common Bees of Western North America

Handy guide illustrating the amazing diversity of bee species in the West. Includes descriptions and illustrations.



6. Fishes of Puget Sound

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells
Fishes of Puget Sound

Covers 60 species—both common and rare—found from nearshore to the deep waters of Puget Sound.



7. Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien
Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.



8. Poison Ivy, Pets & People
Scratching the Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Itch

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly
Poison Ivy, Pets & People

This succinct handbook covers the information readers need to identify and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Also includes safe methods of eradicating the plants and treating the unpleasant rashes.



9. Out of the Woods
Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH
Out of the Woods;  Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Makris' vivid story offers practical info for diagnosing and treating the bacterial infection, as well as powerful guidance for mending the broken spirit. Part recovery memoir and part resource guide, this book provides vital alternative medical, emotional, and spiritual support.



10. Nature's Dirty Needle
What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

by Mara Williams, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Foreword by Neil Nathan, M.D.
Nature's Dirty Needle; What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

This clearly written book describes Chronic Lyme Disease, the different co-infections, what the symptoms are, and how best to get help. Personal stories of those who have dealt with these infections tell of finding the right health care provider, getting the correct diagnosis, then proper treatment.



11. Dancing with the Diagnosis
Steps For Taking The Lead When Facing Cancer

Michelle Waters, Foreword by Robert H. Schuller
Dancing with the Diagnosis

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.



12. Warrior Mothers
Stories To Awaken The Flames Of The Heart

Thaïs Mazur
Warrior Mothers: Stories To Awaken The Flames Of The Heart

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.



13. Nevada Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

George J. Williams III
Nevada Hot Springs; The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

Concise, occasionally irreverent guide covers more than 40 Nevada hot springs worth visiting. Williams personally evaluates the various springs for water temperature, seclusion, cleanliness, whether a fee is charged, overall conditions, improvements, and whether camping is allowed nearby.



14. Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III
Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

How Mark Twain's humorous frog story launched his legendary career. On a prospecting trip to Angel's Camp, Twain first heard the tales of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Twain's version of the tale became an international success and launched his legendary career.



15. Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine
Yosemite Adventures; 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

This book is unlike most outdoor guides since it covers five different ways to explore in and around Yosemite National Park: winter treks, hikes, backpacking trips, mountain climbing, and rock climbing. It also covers a broad range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced.



16. Patty Reed’s Doll:
The Story of the Donner Party

Rachel Laurgaard, Illustrations by Elizabeth Sykes Michaels
Patty Reed’s Doll: The Story of the Donner Party

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.



17. Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada
2nd Revised Edition

George J. Williams III
Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada

This well researched account of Clemens' twenty-one months as reporter for the Territorial Enterprise in Virginia City, Nevada was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1985.



18. WineTrails of Idaho
A Guide for Uncorking your Memorable Wine Tour

Steve Roberts
WineTrails of Idaho

This new guide offers the most comprehensive look at the wineries of Idaho, the Gem State. It’s fresh, it’s new and it’s thorough. The handy guide groups all Idaho wineries open to the public.



19. Companions at Table
Food to Serve with American Grown Italian Varietals

Margaret Acton Smith and Barbara J. Braasch
Wine Introduction by Rod Smith
Companions at Table--Food to Serve with American Grown Italian Varietals

This inviting book presents delicious recipes complementing wines grown from Italian grape varietals like Sangiovese, Barbera, Moscato and Pinot Grigio. Such wines have soared in popularity.



20. Sonoma Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton
Sonoma Picnic—A California Wine Country Travel Companion

The author takes readers on rambles through the gorgeous rolling hills and twisting valleys of Sonoma County's famed wine country, exploring the back roads and finding the best wineries for tastings and picnics, or finding that classic unforgettable spot.



21. The Remarkable Carlo Gentile
Pioneer Italian Photographer

Cesare Marino
The Remarkable Carlo Gentile—Pioneer Italian Photographer

This book tells the intriguing story of Buffalo Bill's first Wild West Show photographer. The Italian photographer Carlo Gentile left his native land at age 21 and traveled around the world, landing in San Francisco in the 1850s.



22. Vineyard Simple
How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard

Tom Powers
Vineyard Simple--How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard

Finally a book that makes home vineyard planting and wine grape growing accessible to anyone with even a little spare land. Tom Powers has created a how-to book filled with valuable information for the novice viticulturist.



23. From Duff to Dinner
A Gourmet's Guide to Mushroom Cookery, With Selected Recipes from Master Chefs

Edited by Marjorie Young and Vince Viverito
From Duff to Dinner--A Gourmet's Guide to Mushroom Cookery, With Selected Recipes from Master Chefs

With the emphasis on wild fungi, this book includes 61 diverse recipes for species both exotic and mundane.



24. Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards

Created by Jan Padover & Rick Ellis
with the original John Tenniel illustrations
Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards

Every card features a quote from Lewis Carroll's original Alice in Wonderland tale or his companion book, Through the Looking-Glass, with the full-color artwork of famous English illustrator Sir John Tenniel as featured in the classic original edition.



25. The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

Bob Lorentzen
The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

This essential new edition includes many updates and new trails. Includes all the classic hikes and many new hikes, plus updates to our marvelous Mendocino Coast trail system.



Best selling maps:

1. Historic Route 66 Travel Map
With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps
Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.



2. Highway 395
Carson City to Lone Pine

Benchmark Maps
Highway 395: Carson City to Lone Pine

Detailed road map of the most dramatic section of this Eastern Sierra highway shows all roads, campgrounds, parks and national forests, most trailheads, more.



3. Redwood Coast/Trinity County
Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps
Redwood Coast/Trinity County Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map

Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.



4. Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.



5. The Palisades Map

Tom Harrison
The Palisades Map

Detailed map to the popular backpacking and climbing area in Kings Canyon National Park's backcountry, primarily accessible from the east side via Bishop Canyon and Big Pine Canyon east of the park.



6. State of Oregon Topographic Road Map and Travel Guide, 2nd Edition

Imus Geographics
State of Oregon Topographic Road Map and Travel Guide, 2nd Edition

Front side is a beautiful full-color map of the entire state of Oregon. The back side features an Oregon Travel Guide by William L. Sullivan, with a concise summary of ten regions.



7. Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

Includes Marin County's Pipeline Trail, Ben Johnson Trail, Coast View Trail, Matt Davis Trail, Old Mill Park, Mountain Home, Muir Woods National Monument, Steep Ravine, Cardiac Hill, Mt. Tamalpais, and more .



8. Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

Imus Geographics
Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

This beautiful and detailed, full-color map covers the Sierra Nevada Range from Lassen National Park in the north to Tehachapi Pass in the south.



9. Northern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Northern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide



10. Southern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Southern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide



11. Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Eastside access around Bridgeport, west of Highway 395 from Highway 108 south to Conway Summit. Includes Twin Lakes, Leavitt Meadows, and Yosemite North Boundary area. Includes 2009 wilderness additions.



12. Sawtooth Wilderness—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Sawtooth Wilderness—Hiking Map and Guide



13. John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison
John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.



14. Sespe Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Sespe Wilderness Trail Map

Covers 219,000-acre wilderness near Ojai, including Pine Mtn., Piedra Blanca, Sespe Hot Springs, Lake Piru, Wheeler Gorge, Topatopa Mountains, Rose Valley, and more.



15. Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide



16. Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Tom Harrison
Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Detailed map to this 308,000-acre wilderness in the southern Sierra includes Kern and Little Kern Rivers, Mineral King, Mountain Home State Forest, and more.



17. Grand Teton National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Grand Teton National Park—Hiking Map and Guide



18. Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

Tom Harrison
Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

Popular Eastern Sierra trailheads outside Bishop at North Lake, South Lake and Lake Sabrina lead into Kings Canyon high country...



19. Grand Teton National Park
Photographer's Map & Guide

Earthwalk Press
Grand Teton National Park Photographer's Map & Guide

This great new reference for both digital and film photographers features a shaded relief map of the park, 50 key photo points and 82 color photographs keyed to the map.



20. Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.



21. Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Covers entire 63,475-acre Desolation Wilderness, plus Echo Lakes, Loon Lake, Wrights Lake, Emerald Bay, and Lake Tahoe's southwest shore.



22. Yellowstone National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press
Yellowstone National Park—Hiking Map and Guide



23. Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Eastern Sierra's Onion Valley trailhead leading to John Muir Wilderness and Kings Canyon high country...



24. Mt. Tam Trail Map

Tom Harrison
Mt. Tam Trail Map

Covers public lands of south Marin County: Muir Woods National Monument, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area...



25. The Essential Geography of the United States of America

Imus Geographics
The Essential Geography of the United States of America

Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.