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:
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.
Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley
Covers all 22 species, both common and rare, found in North America. Plus woodpecker behavior, anatomy and drumming, detailed range maps.
Text by Robert G. Werner
Covers 52 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.
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.
Olivia Messinger Carril & Joseph S Wilson
Handy guide illustrating the amazing diversity of bee species in the West. Includes descriptions and illustrations.
Written & Illustrated by Val Kells
Covers 60 species—both common and rare—found from nearshore to the deep waters of Puget Sound.
Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien
Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.
Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly
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.
Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH
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.
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.
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.
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.
George J. Williams III
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.
George J. Williams III
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.
Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine
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.
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.
George J. Williams III
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.
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.
Margaret Acton Smith and Barbara J. Braasch
Wine Introduction by Rod Smith
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.
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.
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.
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
With the emphasis on wild fungi, this book includes 61 diverse recipes for species both exotic and mundane.
Created by Jan Padover & Rick Ellis
with the original John Tenniel illustrations
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.
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:
GM Johnson Maps
Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.
Detailed road map of the most dramatic section of this Eastern Sierra highway shows all roads, campgrounds, parks and national forests, most trailheads, more.
GM Johnson Maps
Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.
Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.
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.
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.
Popular Eastern Sierra trailheads outside Bishop at North Lake, South Lake and Lake Sabrina lead into Kings Canyon high country...
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.
Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.
Covers entire 63,475-acre Desolation Wilderness, plus Echo Lakes, Loon Lake, Wrights Lake, Emerald Bay, and Lake Tahoe's southwest shore.
Eastern Sierra's Onion Valley trailhead leading to John Muir Wilderness and Kings Canyon high country...
Covers public lands of south Marin County: Muir Woods National Monument, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area...
Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.