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Books and maps tagged “2020”

An Eclectic History of Mendocino County
Being 150 Years of Facts, Anecdotes, Sorrow and Triumphs’ Who Did What, When, Where and How

Katy M. Tahja An Eclectic History Of Mendocino County

This history of the County covers all the basic facts but allows for exploring topics like tobacco production during the Civil War, worthy roadside attractions, local authors, and stagecoach robbers.


Geology Hikes of Northern California
Over 100 Walks and Hikes with a Geologic Point of View

Robin C. Johnson & Dot Lofstrom Geology Hikes of Northern California

Whether or not geology is your passion, this book will open your eyes to the natural world around you. Covers the Klamath Mountains, North Coast, Cascades, Modoc Plateau, the Coast Ranges, the Great Valley, and the Sierra Nevada.


California Plants
A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

Matt Ritter California Plants: A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

This guide for exploring California’s great diversity of plants includes species descriptions, color photos and range maps,natural history stories, tree ID flow charts, wildflower color guide, and more.


Miracle Country
A Memoir

Kendra Atleework Miracle Country: A Memoir

A memoir of a person, a family, and a place. Kendra grew up in the Owens Valley. The beautiful landscape turns hostile and empty with loss, as climate change, drought, and wildfires intensify.


An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael’s classic award-winning people's history of California’s north coast is an evocative blend of oral history and narrative. As the subtitle says “Being the true story of Indians, deer, homesteaders, potatoes, loggers, trees, fishermen, salmon, and other living things in the back woods of Northern California.”


Rainwalkers
A Novel

Matt Ritter Rainwalkers

This tense and compelling dystopian novel immerses the reader in a profoundly disquieting, near-future world where the weather is deadly.


Mavericks, Mystics, and Misfits
Americans Against the Grain

Arthur Hoyle Mavericks, Mystics, and Misfits; Americans Against the Grain

A journey across American history, colonial period to present, through life stories of exceptional men and women who responded in unconventional ways to the challenges of their time and place


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

James Adams, Michelle Wong, Enrique Villaseñor Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West; Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process. The Fourth Edition is written by two Chumash healers and a professor of pharmacology. This book is like no other, presenting the spiritual dimension of healing as a necessary part of the healing process.


Trees of the San Francisco Bay Area
A Guide to Native Species

Jack Gedney Trees of the San Francisco Bay Area: A Guide to Native Species

Folding Guide covers 45 native trees Each tree is described and has one to three color photos to aid ID. It is highly useful for most of Northern California.


Northwest Lighthouses
Illustrated Map & Guide: Oregon, Washington & Alaska

Bella Terra Northwest Lighthouses Illustrated Map & Guide: Oregon, Washington & Alaska

Informative guide covers all the lighthouses in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Directory includes official name, alternate names, year of first lighting, location, and latitude/longitude.


Fika/Swedish Pastries Playing Cards

by Prospero Art; art by Jan Padover Fika/Swedish Pastries Playing Cards

In Sweden, fika is a term for the coffee ritual that includes the pastries and sweets that are typically served with the beverage.


Exploring the Berryessa Region
A Geology, Nature, and History Tour

Bob Schneider, Eldridge and Judy Moores, Marc Hoshovsky, and Peter Schiffman Exploring the Berryessa Region: A Geology, Nature, and History Tour

Tells the story of a landscape, just west of Sacramento and north of SF, born through plate tectonic forces. The region holds geologic wonders including subduction zones, thrust faults, and mud volcanoes. Recreation opportunities aplenty.


Running in Circles
Sciencey, Gamey, Head-Scratchy Track Workouts for Faster Running

Scott Tucker & John Zilly, illustrated by Jason Grube, foreword by Lisa Jhung Running in Circles; Sciencey, Gamey, Head-Scratchy Track Workouts for Faster Running

One thing’s guaranteed to make you a faster runner — intervals. There’s also one thing that circles and double underlines the sheer tedium of running — again, intervals! Finally, a book on running with a sense of humor and playfulness.


Birds of Central & Northern Cailfornia
A Guide to Common and Notable Species

Photos & Text by Greg R. Homel Birds of Central & Northern Cailfornia; A Guide to Common and Notable Species

Covers 109 species. Covers many types of birds, habitats, seasons, and field identification.


Tidepools of the California Coast

Text & Illustrations by 
Val Kells Tidepools of the California Coast

Illustrations and descriptions of the plants, invertebrates, fishes, and birds found in tidepools from the Oregon border south to Santa Barbara.


Oregon Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps Oregon Large Print Road Map

Detailed map of the entire state has clear, easy-to-read type.


Trees of the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, & Oregon: A Guide to Common Native Species

J. Duane Sept Trees of the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, & Oregon: A Guide to Common Native Species

Learn about 40 of the most common native species found in the Pacific Northwest. By using photographs along with short, detailed descriptions you will learn about these trees.


Sibley’s Birds of the Alaskan Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Birds of the Alaskan Coast

Covers 53 waterbirds commonly found in the region. Both migratory birds and year-round residents.


A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California Gold Rush

Lawrence Knorr A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California Gold Rush

David Baer Hackman traveled west to California in 1850, seeking his fortune during the great Gold Rush. David wrote of his crossing of the plains and his many experiences in the gold fields of California.


California Wine Country
South Central Coast

Photography by William G. Hartshorn California Wine Country: South Central Coast

California's South Central Coast, from San Miguel to Santa Barbara, boasts more than 200 wineries and vineyards. This book is filled with lush color photography of them, as well as the tasting rooms, towns, and attractions in this area.


California Missions
Quick Access Map

Global Graphics California Missions Quick Access Map

Map of California Mission Country with detail maps and color photos of the remaining 24 original missions, more.


Santa Barbara Wine Country Map
Quick Access Map

Global Graphics Santa Barbara Wine Country Map: Quick Access Map

Includes San Luis Obispo & Paso Robles. This new edition includes many new wineries and all the classics.


Fishes of the Alaskan Coast

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells Fishes of the Alaskan Coast

Covers 60 fishes found both inshore and offshore: sharks, rockfishes, salmons, and more. Illustrations, descriptions, sizes, and conservation status.


California Rocks
A Guide to Gems, Minerals, and Crystals

David Trexler California Rocks

Covers sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, plus many categories of minerals.


Land Mammals of Alaska

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid Land Mammals of Alaska

Covers 52 species, both common and rare, found throughout the state. With descriptions, sizes, and behaviors.


San Francisco Bay Area Map

Global Graphics San Francisco Bay Area Map

New edition of handy map covers the S.F. Bay Area from Healdsburg to Watsonville, in detail. Inset maps for major cities.


Marine Mammals of Alaska

Written & Illustrated by Pieter Folkens Marine Mammals of Alaska

Covers whales, otters, pinnipeds, and more. Includes map with underwater features and whale-watching centers.


United States Lighthouses

Illustrated Map & Guide
Every Standing Lighthouse in All 50 States

Bella Terra United States Lighthouses
; Illustrated Map & Guide

Handsome guide covers every standing lighthouse in all 50 states, located on 15 detailed maps.


California & Hawaii Lighthouses
Illustrated Map & Guide

Includes Lake Havasu & Lake Tahoe

Bella Terra California & Hawaii Lighthouses; Illustrated Map & Guide


Covers all the lighthouses in California and Hawaii located on five detailed maps, including Lake Tahoe and Lake Havasu. Includes history, description, and directions to each light or the best viewing spots.