This beautiful and detailed, full-color map entirely depicts the vast state of Alaska, showing national parks and monuments, national and state wildlife refuges, glaciers, roads, cities, towns and villages, islands, airports, rivers and lakes, the Iditarod Trail, and more.
Ken Stanton has fully expanded and updated his popular guide to trails around Napa Valley. His captivating,detailed trail reports, featuring many little known hikes, include entertaining tales of Napa's colorful past.
These quality playing cards feature splendid full color designs in the style of the Renaissance with a quote on each card, totalling 54 quotes in each deck. The aces, face cards, and jokers use images from old masters such as Michelangelo and Rembrandt.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon
This thought-provoking book will help children cultivate the thinking required for peaceful actions.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Nancy Forrest
This sensitive book introduces children to the various concepts of death, grief and loss. Using a gentle and comforting tone with an honest approach, the book addresses children’s natural curiosity about one of life’s gratest mysteries.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Graham Sale
Helps children develop ethical thinking skills. This interactive title promotes the consideration of decisions and choices in various situations requiring integrity and wholesome social reasoning abilities.
Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
The astonishing natural diversity of the Sierra Nevada comes alive in this great field guide, at once comprehensive and yet small enough to fit in your pocket or pack.
By Roger Rapaport
This definitive biography traces the untold story of the 30 years of struggles and failures that led to Michael Moore’s “overnight” success. Investigative reporter Roger Rapoport interviewed 200 people who played key roles in Michael Moore’s life.
Gregory M. Levin, translated by Margaret Hopstein
A Man who fell in love with pomegranates and risked his life to protect their biodiversity tells his adventurous story in Pomegranate Roads. Ignoring threats, the scientist trekked across Central Asia and the Trans-Caucasus to collect 1,117 varieties of the fruit.
Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans
Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.
Photography by Tim Hauf; Text by Conger Beasley Jr.
Photographer Hauf and writer Beasley blend their superb talents to capture the legendary mountain and the remote terrain of the eastern Himalaya.
Kathy Biggs, illustrated by Tim Manolis
Color & learn about the gorgeous dragonflies & damselflies of North America. Coloring pages for 37 common species of Dragonflies and Damselflies.
Writing and art that dare acrobatics on the edge. This engaging collection features short stories, memoirs, essays, and poetry by writers such
as Fionna Perkins, Robin Beeman, Elizabeth Herron, Sara Peyton, Simone
Wilson, Barbara Baer and Ianthe Brautigan.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jennifer West
Examines the history of money, as well as the realistic applications and moral questions associated with its use, helping children to learn about and understand the true value of one of civilization’s most intriguing inventions.
This map covers the 30,000-acre wilderness near
Huntington Lake east of Fresno. Covers 16 small lakes and two prominent peaks.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Day
Addresses the subject of sensitivity and awareness in children’s humor. Teasing and laughing at others lead to bullying and aggression. The book addresses an important concern in an amusing manner with serious subtext.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Nancy Forrest
Encouraging kids to consider what makes a person truly beautiful—qualities such as tolerance, generosity, bravery, and peacefulness—What Is Beautiful? is a useful tool in giving children a sense of identity and worth.
by Pat Bagley
Three clever Clueless George titles in an irreverent gift set with a special, moneysaving price. NOW 50% OFF!
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.
Detailed map includes Olompali State Park, Stafford Lake County Park, Petaluma Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Mount Burdell, Rush Creek, Deer Island, Indian Tree, Little Mountain, Verissimo Hills, and more.
Together these three maps (this, San Rafael-Central Marin and Novato-North Marin) complete Harrison's coverage of Marin County. This north central Marin map covers the popular Big Rock Trail, McInnis County Park, and the following Open Space Preserve lands: Marinwood, Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow Divide,Lucas Valley, Ignacio Valley, Loma Alta, Loma Verde, Pacheco Valle, Indian Valley, San PedroMountain, and more.
Marin's most populous quadrant still has ample public spaces to explore, as this map shows. Includes China Camp State Park, Barbier Memorial Park, McNears Beach County Park, Corte Madera Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow, San Rafael, Sun Valley, Baltimore Canyon, Blithedale Summit, King Mountain, and more.
Before you flee to Canada to avoid rampant Bushification, here are 101 clever ideas from The Salt Lake Tribune's award-winning political cartoonist, Pat Bagley.
By John Crace
Literary ombudsman John Crace never met an important book he didn’t like to deconstruct. He retells the big books in just 500 bitingly satirical words, pointing his pen at the clunky plots, stylistic tics, and pretensions to Big Ideas, as he turns dream books into dross.
by Ping-gam Go
This handy book reveals the meaning of Chinese characters through their ancestral forms. Readers will discover that it takes little effort and imagination to understand the common and widely used characters.
by Ping-gam Go
A Chinese dictionary for the Western mind. The unique feature of this dictionary is its arrangement: first by the English word of the character’s root or “radical,” and then by the number of strokes.
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Robbie Marantz
This book is a way for children to discover how we all share many of the same needs and concerns in life, especially the need for love. It communicates a message of multiculturalism and diversity as the means by which goals of understanding and tolerance may be reached.
A sincere yet playful message for appreciating one of life’s tenderest emotions through which children can ponder the total human experience of honest caring and brotherhood.
". . . how people’s need for each other can be met through faith and trust in each other."
By Michael Kohn
Kohn’s book is an irresistible account of a nation where falcon poachers, cattle rustlers, exiled Buddhist leaders, death-defying child jockeys and political assassins vie for page one.
Writings Collected by Marylu Downing, Faith Morgan, & Ellen Galford
Women writers and poets celebrate small pleasures and life’s secrets over a steaming cup of tea.
by Christopher Rush
Journeying along the road taken by Robert Louis Stevenson in his famed book Travels with a Donkey, fellow Scotsman Rush has written a modern classic.