Books and maps tagged “New for 2021”
An Eclectic History of Mendocino County
Being 150 Years of Facts, Anecdotes, Sorrow and Triumphs’ Who Did What, When, Where and How
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.
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.
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.
Plan your southern Sierra adventures with this attractive, up-to-date map. It covers Sequoia National Park, the Sequoia & Inyo National Forests, the Kern River, Lake Isabella, and 12 wilderness areas.
This easy-to-use handbook helps you identify many of the species found in the region. Crisp, colorful photographs illustrate 130 species of the mushrooms that seem to pop up all around us.
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.
This book highlights 40 species of mushrooms that have shown significant benefit for chronic illness, including autoimmune conditions. Color images of each species aid the reader in identifying the featured mushrooms.
Helps our children in learning respect, both self-respect as well as respect for friends, schoolmates and family. Learning respect for religious and cultural diversity, and planet Earth are examined.
A guide for parents and teachers on how to explain God. The book answers the question of how to explain God in a way that teaches respect and acceptance for both the diversity and the similarities of views on this difficult topic.
An excellent companion for anyone looking to explore San Diego’s backcountry, this detailed overview map shows every preserved area open for public use, trails & bike paths, wildernesses, parks, national forests & BLM lands, and reserves.
Learn about 66 edible and/or medicinal plants growing wild in the Northwest. The region's wild plants have been used for thousands of years. Many roots, flowers, leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked, and some plants can even be made into beer.
This informative guide features stunning photography and fascinating text, covering over 230 species of wildflowers inhabiting the Pacific Northwest.
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.
Learn about nearly 100 species of the berries and other fruits that grow in the wild in the varied habitats of the Pacific Northwest. More than 160 photographs show both the flowers and the ripe fruit.
Detailed map of the entire state has clear, easy-to-read type.
Includes illustrations and concise descriptions of the common plants, invertebrates, fishes, and birds found from splash zone to the subtotal zone in tidepools from the Oregon border north to British Columbia.
The cards feature evocative portraits of all the major Nutcracker characters: Fritz, Drosselmeyer, the Mouse King, the Snow Queen, the Snow King, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Dew Drop Queen, the Dancing Bear, and the other colorful characters from Tchaikovsky's most memorable ballet.
If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra
Celebrate the Christmas season, Charles Dickens, and A Christmas Carol. The snow covered streets of 19th Century London sparkle. Discover the characters beginning December 1st when you open the first Advent Window. You’ll find another friend or gift behind each window until Christmas.