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Paperback, Marni Fylling, 96 pages, 5.2 x 0.4 x 7.1, 9781597143028
A new field guide with delightfully old-fashioned illustrations   This scientifically accurate yet utterly charming field guide to the Pacific coast intertidal zone introduces readers to a world populated by spectacular wildlife: 150-year-old giant green anemones that paralyze their prey...
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Paperback, Obi Kaufmann, 144 pages, 5 x 7, 9781597144698
Obi Kaufmann, author of the best-selling  California Field Atlas , turns his artful yet analytical attention to the Golden State's single most complex and controversial resource: water. In this new book, full-color maps unravel the braided knot of California's water infrastructure and...
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Paperback, John Muir, 304 pages, 5 x 8, 9780375758195
When John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life’s work. The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation....
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Paperback, John Muir, 168 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781597145503
A new edition of Muir’s writings that places his environmentalist ideals alongside his damaging prejudices Essayist. Preservationist. Mountain man. Inventor. John Muir may be California’s best-known icon. A literary naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club and Yosemite National Park, Muir...
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Paperback, Stan Tekiela, 432 pages, 4.4 x 0.8 x 6, 9781591930310
Make bird watching in California even more enjoyable! With  Stan Tekiela 's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in California. This book features 170 species of California birds, organized...
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Paperback, Gail A. Butler, 200 pages, 6 x 9, 9780762771417
Although known for its gold production, California is a virtual haven for rock and gem collectors. With this fully revised and upated edition, you can explore the mineral-rich desert regions, comb tide-washed beaches for jade, agate, abalone, fossilized whale bone, and prospect in the mountains...
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Paperback, Andrew Schelling, 336 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781640090415
" Tracks Along the Left Coast  more than accomplishes its self-appointed task of celebrating de Angulo’s legacy." ― Rain Taxi "Schelling’s biography of Jaime de Angulo―'cattle puncher, medical doctor, bohemian, buckeroo,' among other things―presents a fascinating, full-bodied...
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hardcover, Rick Walton, 32 pages, 10 x 10, 9781942672999
10 Little Monsters love to play a t the Golden City by the Bay. 10 Little Monsters, they can’t wait t o visit the city with the Golden Gate! From Alcatraz to Coit Tower and from Lombard Street to the Golden Gate Bridge, these 10 Little Monsters discover some of the most unique and...
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hardcover, Jess Smart Smiley, 32 pages, 10 x 10, 9781942934721
10 Little Monsters discover some of the most unique and interesting things about California and what it has to offer. Silly, over-the-top fun, and a bit macabre,  10 Little Monsters Visit California  is the perfect counting and cultural book for every little boy and ghoul!
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Big Sur
PGN391
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Paperback, Jack Kerouac, 256 pages, 5.5 x 7.5, 9780140168129
A poignant masterpiece of wrenching personal expression from the author of On the Road and The Dharma Bums In this 1962 novel, Kerouac's alter ego Jack Duluoz, overwhelmed by success and excess, gravitates back and forth between wild binges in San Francisco and an isolated cabin on the California...
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Paperback, Katy M. Tahja, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738580159
Perched high atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the northernmost campus of the California State University system is celebrating its centennial. . The natural environment of forests and oceans provide the perfect setting for hands-on research in forestry, oceanography, wildlife, natural...
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Folding Pocket Guide with Map, 4.5 x 9.5, 9781620051306
waterford press The California Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for the Golden State. The beautifully illustrated folding guides highlight well over 300 familiar and unique species There are Nature guide in this package A Birds identificationguide Wildlife...
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Spooky California
GPT252
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Paperback, S. E. Schlosser, 264 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781493040773
Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for thirty creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in California. Set in the Golden State's big cities, oceanside towns, rugged mountains, and sparsely populated deserts, the stories in this...
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Paperback, Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, 240 pages, 6 x 9, 9781597143462
Wildness beats in the heart of California's urban areas. In Los Angeles, residents are rallying to build one of the largest wildlife crossings in the world because of the plight of one lonely mountain lion named P-22. Porpoises cavort in San Francisco Bay again because of a grassroots effort to...
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Paperback, Malcolm Margolin, 182 pages, 6 x 9, 9780930588014
Two hundred years ago, herds of elk and antelope dotted the hills of the San Francisco–Monterey Bay area. Grizzly bears lumbered down to the creeks to fish for silver salmon and steelhead trout. From vast marshlands geese, ducks, and other birds rose in thick clouds “with a sound like that of a...
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Paperback, DL Acken & Aurelia Louvet, 168 pages, 6 x 9, 9781771512763
Fresh, fast, and delicious, these are the quintessential recipes every West Coast fish and seafood lover must have. The islands of Canada’s West Coast are home to some of the freshest and most sustainable seafood in the world. In this exquisitely photographed and curated cookbook you’ll...
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Paperback, Richard Preston, 320 pages, 5.2 x 0.7 x 8, 9780812975598
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees,   Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched...
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Paperback, Phyllis Perry, 238 pages, 6 x 9, 9781560377757
CALIFORNIA DISASTERS highlights some of the major catastrophic events from pre-statehood to the 21st Century. It is said that California has four seasons: drought, flood, fire, and earthquakes. California Disasters covers all these categories and many more. Readers will discover the stories...
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Flex, Jeremy D'Entremont, 416 pages, 5.5 x 1 x 7.8, 9781604336160
The perfect companion for lighthouse buffs, this comprehensible and travel-friendly full-color field guide covers over 150 lighthouses on the West Coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada!  For centuries the lighthouses of the West Coast have played a key role in the maritime history and...
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On This Day in Arcata
ARC114
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Paperback, Arcata Union, Arcata Eye, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738556826
Founded in 1858 as the town of Union, the city of Arcata is the cultural capital of Humboldt County. Historically known for its logging, fishing and dairy traditions, modern-day Arcata has evolved into a place where the artistic, the politically and environmentally active and those looking for...
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Paperback, Michael D. White, 176 pages, 6 x 9, 9781609499242
More than two thousand ships have been lost along California's 840 miles of coastline--Spanish galleons, passenger liners, freighters, schooners. Some tragedies are marking points in U.S. maritime history. The City of Rio de Janeiro," bound from Hong Kong to San Francisco in 1901, sliced the fog...
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Paperback, David Alt & Donald W. Hyndman, 369 pages, 6 x 9, 9780878424092
Twenty-five years after writing the groundbreaking Roadside Geology of Northern California, David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman have written an entirely new book--with expanded coverage, new photos and maps, and the latest interpretations of California's turbulent rocks. Geologic road guides include...
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Paperback, Fred Codoni & Paul C. Trimble, 144 pages, 9.8 x 0.3 x 9, 9780738531212
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad--the Redwood Empire Route--once stretched its shining track from Humboldt Bay to San Francisco Bay. Created by the amalgamation of 42 different companies, the North Coast railroad network ranged from the Sonoma Prismoidal, an early wooden monorail, to...
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Paperback, Erin McCloskey, 224 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781774511718
From Monterey Bay in the south to the Klamath Mountains on the Oregon border, Northern California has some of the most iconic natural wonders in the US: redwood forests, San Francisco Bay, Yosemite, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and Lake Tahoe. Both beginning and more experienced naturalists will...
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