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by Lynna Howard, Author and Leland Howard, Illustrator
November 2008, paperback, 240 pages
A beautiful, informative and practical guide to the Gem State's hidden treasure of roadways. Enhanced by 140 photos this guidebook is also a work of art. GPS coordinates, expedition maps, and detailed descriptions are provided.
Idaho: Images of America
by Frank Thomason
April 2009, paperback, 128 pages
Boise is the capital and most populous city in Idaho, a prosperous metropolis surrounded by dense green foliage. This book provides more than 100 historical windows into this unique Western enclave.
by Idaho Stock Images
July 2009, paperback, 80 pages
Visitors and residents alike will love seeing the city's lively culture, beautiful surroundings, and popular local haunts captured in gorgeous color photographs. The book also captures the city's historic sites.
American Guides: Idaho, 3rd Edition
by John Gottberg
December 2008, paperback, 288 pages
The guide that has it all; spectacular photography, evocative prose, insider tips, and detailed color maps to help you make the most of your trip. Written by longtime Idaho residents, this book provides in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of one of America's most spectacular destinations.
Off the Beaten Path, 8th: A Guide to Unique Places
by Julie Fanselow
January 2010, 192 pages
This book features the things travelers want to see and experience. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Idaho Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Idaho that other guidebooks just don't offer.
Road & Recreation Atlas (Benchmark Maps: Idaho), 3rd Edition
March 2014, paperback, 96 pages
Discover Idaho's recreational activities and beautiful scenery with this atlas that contains field checked Landscape Maps TM, an updated recreation guide and a usable GPS grid. Learn all about the Gem State before visiting.
Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species (A Pocket Naturalist Guide)
by James Kavanagh and Raymond Leung
Waterford Press, April 2011, 1 page
This illustrated pocket guide provides detailed information to a variety of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, butterflies and common flora and fauna located in Idaho.
by Alan Minskoff (Author), Paul Hosefros (Photographer)
The writers took to the back roads of Idaho for 15 months, interviewing and photographing more than 50 winemakers and grape growers and documenting all stages of grape and wine production. This book, the first full-length exploration of the state's emerging wine industry, chronicles an enterprise on the verge of discovery.
Moon Handbooks: Idaho 5th Edition by Don Root. May 2004, Paperback, 4th edition, Paperback, 568 pages. For journeys off the beaten path, Moon Handbooks Idaho is the only guide available that completely covers the Rocky Mountain state's densely forested mountains, sage-covered deserts, crystalline lakes, and culturally rich cities.
River of Hells Canyon
by Johnny Carrey, John Carrey and Cort Conley
Organized by miles headed downriver from Hells Canyon dam, this is a colorful chronicle of canyon history. A must read for anyone visiting Hells Canyon, whether by boat, on horseback or a foot.
The Garden of Eden Motel
by Morse Hamilton
December 1996, Hardcover, 480 pages, (children's fiction, ages 9-12)
Eleven-year-old Dal and Mr. Sabatini, his new stepfather, travel to rural Idaho of the 1950s, on a business trip that provides an opportunity for them to get to know one another. A slow-moving but ultimately touching coming-of-age story.
by Mark W. W. Lisk (Photographer), Stephen Stuebner
October 1997, Hardcover, 144 pages, (non-fiction)
See the splendor of of Idaho's magnificent landscapes through the eyes of photographer Mark Lisk.
Idaho Is Home: Fleeting Images, Personal Memories
by Walter Wells (editor)
April 1994, Paperback, ? pages, (non-fiction)on)
Collection of personal photographs and writings about Idaho.
One Winter in the Wilderness
by Pat Cary Peek
October 1998, Hardcover, 240 pages, (autobiography)
The author describes the humorous, frustrating and sometimes dangerous daily adventures in a fall to spring stay in the Salmon Mountains of the Idaho wilderness, with her husband, a professor of wildlife resources at the University of Idaho.
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