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  • Iditarod Adventures - Tales from Mushers Along the Trail
    Iditarod Adventures - Tales from Mushers Along the Trail
    The most famous race in Alaska with fans all over the world, the Iditarod is considered by many to be more of a physical challenge than climbing Mount Everest. Since the first race in 1973, no two contests have been the same, and mushers face some of the harshest conditions Mother Nature has to offer, from bone-chilling temperatures of more than sixty below to paralyzing blizzards and even... The most famous race in Alaska with fans all over the world, the Idita...
  • National Geographic Treasures Of Alaska
    National Geographic Treasures Of Alaska
    National Geographic Destinations: Treasures of Alaska Last Great American Wilderness. Full color. This book explores every aspect of this astonishing state. 200 full color pages. 10 x 7" National Geographic Destinations: Treasures of Alaska Last Great Ameri...
  • Oh No! We're Gonna Die
    Oh No! We're Gonna Die
    Humorous tales of close calls in the Alaska wilderness. 215 pages. Humorous tales of close calls in the Alaska wilderness. 215 pages....
  • The Flying North by Jean Potter
    The Flying North by Jean Potter
    In 1924, the first mail plane was flown in Alaska and the era of the bush pilot began. Ben Eielson, Noel Wien, Bob Reeve, Harold Gillam and Joe Crosson are not well known today but they along with many others successfully challenged the wilderness and created a legend that endures even in the twenty-first century. The bush pilot is as much a part of Alaskan lore as the northern lights, and shows... In 1924, the first mail plane was flown in Alaska and the era of the b...
  • The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts
    The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts
    Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? Or that a group of owls is called a parliament, or that they have three eyelids? Sea otters hold hands in their sleep, bees never sleep, and penguins laugh when they're tickled! This charming compendium contains over 100 pages of fascinating facts about the animal kingdom illustrated with whimsical detail.... Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't...
  • The Northern Lights by Daryl Pederson and Calvin Hall
    The Northern Lights by Daryl Pederson and Calvin Hall
    The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, put on remarkable shows of light and motion in high latitudes--Alaska being the perfect place to see them. Shot with ultra-high definition cameras, this book of amazing photographs showcases a period of unusually high solar activity in the northern lights. These new photos take full advantage of the latest advances in photographic technology... The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, put on remarka...
  • The Raven And The Totem by John Smelcer
    The Raven And The Totem by John Smelcer
    Editor John E. Smelcer has assembled this introductory anthology of oral "narrative" literature, containing some 60 tales from 14 Alaska native groups, including Tlingit, Eskimo, and Athabaskan, so that the unfamiliar reader may partake of a magnificent journey into the mythic cosmos of the first peoples of Alaska - a world of creation and death, of passions and magic, of deceit and power; a... Editor John E. Smelcer has assembled this introductory anthology of or...
  • Tundra: 100% Naturally Flavored Comics
    Tundra: 100% Naturally Flavored Comics
    Consisting of anything animal, vegetable or mineral but with a decidedly outdoorsy slant, Tundra takes an offbeat view of the woodsy side of life. Whether it's hapless hunters, fanatic fishermen or even something a bit more metropolitan, everything is always in season with Tundra. Currently syndicated in close to 500 newspapers around the world, find out for yourself why Tundra appeals to folks... Consisting of anything animal, vegetable or mineral but with a decided...
  • Tundra's Really Swell Sunday Comics Collection
    Tundra's Really Swell Sunday Comics Collection
    As seen in newspapers all over the world! Written and drawn by Wasilla, Alaska cartoonist Chad Carpenter. 159 full color pages. As seen in newspapers all over the world! Written and drawn by Wasilla...