Master Lists

Thanks to dedicated NOBA volunteer, Georgi Baird, we are able to offer several PDF files with past NOBA winners ordered by category, author, year, and title.  Libraries, researchers and members of the media may find this information helpful.  The master list, below, is ordered by category and year (click on the year for a complete citation and review of the book). 

PDF Master List PDF's - Ordered by: Author | Year | Title | Special Title (Includes Scans of all Covers)*
       * Note: the "Special Title" PDF file includes images and is a 4 MByte file.  It will take some time to download.


Title
Winning Year
Credits Publisher
CHILDREN'S CATEGORY
The Inuksuk Book Text and illustrations by Mary Wallace. Greey de Pencier Books (Owl Books)
Blueberry Shoe By Ann Dixon.  Illustrations by Evon Zerbetz. Alaska Northwest Books
Jellies: The Life of Jellyfish By Twig C. George. Millbrook Press
Coyote and Badger: Desert Hunters of the Southwest Written and illustrated by Bruce Hiscock. Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, Pennsylvania
What Does the Sky Say? By Nancy White Carlstrom.  Illustrated by Tim Ladwig. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ladybugs: Red, Fiery and Bright By Mia Posada. Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis
Wild Wings: Poems for Young People By Jane Yolen.  Photographs by Jason Stemple. Wordsong and Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA
Dot and Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery By Ellen Stoll Walsh. Hartcourt, Inc., New York
Jam & Jelly by Holly & Nellie By Gloria Whelan.  Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen. Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, MI
Whose Garden Is It? By Mary Ann Hoberman.  Illustrated by Jane Dyer. Harcourt, New York
The Leaf Man By Lois Ehlert. Harcourt, New York
The Little Green Island With a Little Red House:  A Book of Colors and Critters By Sharon Lovejoy. Down East Books, Rockport, ME
Gaia Girls Enter the Earth By Lee Welles. Daisyworld Press, Corning, NY
Kelly of Hazel Ridge Text by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuysen.  Illustrations by Gijsbert van Frankenhuysen.  Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, MI
Peak By Roland Smith. Harcourt, Orlando, FL
The Pole By Eric Walters. Puffin Canada/Penguin Group, Toronto
Operation Redwood By S. Terrell French. Abrams/Amulet Books, New York
Whistling Wings By Laura Goering. Sylvan Dell Publishing, Mt Pleasant, SC
An Egret's Day Poems by Jane Yolen. Photographs by Jason Stemple. Wordsong, Honesdale, PA
Camping With the President By Ginger Wadsworth. Illustrated by Karen Dugan. Calkins Creek, Honesdale, PA
Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic Explorer By Mary Morton Cowan. Calkins Creek, Honesdale, PA
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

2011

By Judy Burris and Wayne Richards. Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA
To Market, To Market By Nikki McClure. Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York
For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson By Peggy Thomas. Illustrated by Jacques. Calkins Creek
DESIGN AND ARTISTIC MERIT
The Rocky Mountain Foods Cookbook Written and illustrated by Darcy Williamson, cover art by Larry Milligan, design by Teresa Sales. Caxton Press
100 Classic Hikes in Washington By Ira Spring and Harvey Manning.  Jennifer Shontz, Graphic Coordinator.  Marge Mueller, Cartography. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle.
Track of the Tiger
Edited by Maurice Hornocker. Andy Lewis, Art Director. Tom Lewis, Design Director. Produced by Tehabi Books and published by Sierra Club Books
Spotted Bear: A Rocky Mountain Folktale
By Hanneke Ippisch. Illustrated by Hedvig Rappe-Flowers.  Designed by Kim Ericsson. Kathleen Ort, Editor-in-Chief. Mountain Press Publishing
Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail By Leonard Adkins.  Photographs by Joe and Monica Cook.  Grant M. Tatum, Creative Director. Menasha Ridge Press
Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography
Photography by Bradford Washburn.  Edited and Compiled by Antony Decaneas. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
The Living Wild Photography by Art Wolfe. Wildlands Press, Seattle
The Southwest's Contrary Land: Forever Changing Between Four Corners and the Sea of Cortes By Craig Childs. Designed by Mary Winkelman Velgos. Photography Editor Peter Ensenberger. Arizona Highways Books.  Phoenix. AZ
Wilder Mississippi Photographs by Stephen Kirkpatrick.  Text by Marlo Carter Kirkpatrick.  Design by Heidi Flynn Allen. The Marvelous Works, Madison, MS
First Light: Acadia National Park and Maine's Mount Desert Island Photography by Tom Blagden, Jr.  Text by Charles R. Tyson, Jr. Friends of Acadia in combination with Westcliffe Publishers
Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky Photography by Art Wolfe.  Essays by Art Davidson.  Wildlands Press, Seattle
The Mountains Know Arizona Photographs by Michael Collier. Text by Rose Houk. Designed by Mary Winkelmann Velgos. Arizona Highways, Phoenix
Mountain Ranges of Colorado Photographed and Written by John Fielder.  Designed by Mark Mulvany.  Westcliffe Publishers, Englewood, CO
100 Caterpillars By Jeffrey C. Miller, Daniel H. Janzen and Winifred Hallwachs. The Belnap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge
Wings of Spring: Courtship, Nesting and Fledging Photographs by Tom Vezo an text by Chuck Hagner. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
Arctic Wings:  Birds of the Artic National Wildlife Refuge Edited by Stephen Brown. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Yosemite in the Sixties Essays by Kevin Starr, Steve Roper and Glen Denny. Photographs by Glen Denny. Patagonia and T. Adler Books, Santa Barbara, CA
Bruce Aiken's Grand Canyon:  An Intimate Affair Text by Susan Hallsten McGarry. Paintings by Bruce Aiken. Grand Canyon Association, Grand Canyon, AZ
Soul of the Heights: 50 Years Going to the Mountains Photographs and text by Ed Cooper. Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT
Surfboards By Guy Motil. Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT
Lars Jonsson's Birds Illustrations, explanatory text and commentary by Jonsson. Princeton University Press, Princeton
Freshwater Fish of the Northeast Text by David A. Patterson. Illustrated by Matt Patterson. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH
Raptors of the West Captured in Photographs Photographed & Written By Kate Davis, Rob Palmer, Nick Dunlop. Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, MT
Beneath Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest By David Hall. University of Washington Press and Greystone Books
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY
The Doing of the Thing: The Brief, Brilliant Whitewater Career of Buzz Holmstrom
By Vince Welch, Cort Conley, and Brad Dimock. Fretwater Press
One Man's Wilderness:  An Alaskan Odyssey By Sam Keith from the journals of Richard Proenneke. Alaska Northwest Books
The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory By Peter and Leni Gillman. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell By Donald Worster. Oxford University Press, New York
Sunk Without a Sound: The Tragic Colorado Honeymoon of Glen and Bessie Hyde By Brad Dimock. Fretwater Press, Flagstaff, Arizona
Arctic Crossing: One Man's 2,200 Mile Odyssey Among the Inuit By Jonathan Waterman. Lyons Press/Globe Pequot, Guilford, CT
Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism By Char Miller. Island Press/Shearwater Books, Washington
Southern Exposure:  A Solo Sea Kayaking Journey Around New Zealand's South Island By Chris Duff. Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, CT
Women on High: Pioneers of Mountaineering By Rebecca A. Brown. Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Boston, MA
Ways to the Sky: A Historical Guide to North American Mountaineering By Andy Selters. American Alpine Club Press, Golden, Colorado
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life By Arlene Blum. Scribner, New York
Journey of a Hope Merchant:  From Apartheid to the Elite World of Solo Yacht Racing By Neal Petersen with William P. Baldwin and Patty Fulcher. South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC
The Last Season By Eric Blehm. HarperCollins, New York
Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disaster By James M. Tabor. W. W. Norton & Company, New York
The Very Hard Way: Bert Loper and the Colorado River By Brad Dimock. Fretwater Press, Flagstaff, AZ
Fallen Giants:  A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes By Maurice Isserman and Stewart Weaver. Yale University Press
Grand Obsession:  Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of the Grand Canyon By Elias Butler and Tom Myers. Puma Press, Flagstaff, AZ
Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America By Douglas Brinkley. Harper, New York
Arctic Labyrinth: The Quest for the Northwest Passage By Glyn Williams. Viking Canada, Toronto
Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbers & Nature at Risk By Joseph E. Taylor III. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA
The Last Man on the Mountain: The Death of an American Adventurer on K2 By Jennifer Jordan. W. W. Norton & Company, New York
An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science By Edward J. Larson. Yale University Press. New Haven
Take a Seat: One Man, One Tandem and Twenty Thousand Miles of Possibilities By Dominic Gill. Falcon Guides. Guilford, CN
Anything Worth Doing: A True Story of Adventure, Friendship and Tragedy on the Last of the West’s Great Rivers By Jo Deurbrouck. Sundog Book Publishing
Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day By Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan. W. W. Norton & Company, New York
INSTRUCTIONAL
Ragged Mountain Press Guide to Outdoor Sports By Jonathan and Roseann Hanson. Ragged Mountain Press
Knots and Ropes for Climbers By Duane Raleigh. Illustrated by Mike Clelland. Stackpole Books
Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast and High By Mark F. Twight and James Martin. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
The National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Guide
By Mark Harvey. A Fireside Book Published by Simon & Schuster
The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide By Tom Rosenbauer.  Illustrations by Rod Walinchus.  Fly Pattern Photographs by Henry Ambrose. The Lyons Press, New York
The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook By Shelley Johnson. Ragged Mountain Press, Camden, NH
The Mountain Traveller's Handbook By Paul Deegan.  British Mountaineering Council, Manchester, UK
Basic Canoeing: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started By Jon Rounds and Wayne Dickert.  Photographs by Skip Brown.  Illustrations by Taina Litwak. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
Rock Climbing: Mastering the Basic Skills By Craig Luebben. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Basic Kayaking:  All the Skills and Gear You Need to Get Started By Wayne Dickert and Jon Rounds.  Photographs by Skip Brown.  Illustrations by Roberto Sabas. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
Glacier Mountaineering:  An Illustrated Guide to Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue By Andy Tyson.  Illustrated by Mike Clelland.  Edited by Michael Kennedy. Climbing Magazine, Carbondale, CO
Extreme Kids: How to connect with your children through today's extreme (and not so extreme) outdoor sports By Scott Graham. Wilderness Press, Berkeley
The Complete Mountain Biking Manual By Tim Brink. Ragged Mountain Press, Camden, ME
Road Bike Maintenance By Guy Andrews. Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT
Whitewater Kayaking: The Ultimate Guide By Ken Whiting and Kevin Varette. Heliconia Press.  Beachburg, Ontario
Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace and Courage By Katie Brown. Photographs by Ben Moon. Globe Pequot Press/Falcon Guides, Guilford, CN
Sport Climbing: From Top Rope to Redpoint, Techniques for Climbing Success By Andrew Bisharat. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
The Cycling Bible: The Complete Guide for all Cyclists from Novice to Expert By Robin Barton. Falcon Guides, Guilford, CN
AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography: Creating Great Nature and Adventure Photos By Jerry Monkman. Appalachian Mountain Club
Backpacker Magazine’s Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance & Repair: Step by Step Techniques to Maximize Performance & Save Money By Kristin Hostetter. By Kristin Hostetter.
NATURAL HISTORY LITERATURE
Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion By Alan Burdick. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Condor:  To the Brink and Back By John Nielsen. HarperCollins Publishers, New York
Last Stand:  George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West By Michael Punke. Smithsonian Books, New York
Sky Time in Gray's River:  Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place By Robert Michael Pyle. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
The American Chestnut:  The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree By Susan Freinkel. University of California Press, Berkeley
Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys By Rob Dunn. Smithsonian Books. New York
An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World By Anders Halverson. Yale University Press, New Haven
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating By Elisabeth Tova Bailey. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Salvaging the Real Florida: Lost and Found in the State of Dreams By Bill Belleville. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL
The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature By David George Haskell. Viking
NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kids By Laura Erickson, illustrated by Kathryn Marsaa. Pfeifer-Hamilton
The Arctic Wolf:  Ten Years with the Pack By David Mech. Voyageur Press
The Columbia: Sustaining a Modern Resource By Tim Palmer. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Islands of Hope:  Lessons from North America's Great Wildlife Sanctuaries By Phillip Manning. John F. Blair
Washington's Mount Rainier National Park: A Centennial Celebration By Tim McNulty.  Photographs by Pat O'Hara. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Penguin Planet: Their World, Our World By Kevin Schafer. NorthWord Press
Wildlife Wars: The Life and Times of a Fish and Game Warden
By Terry Grosz. Johnson Books
For Love of Wildness:  The Journal of a U.S. Game Management Agent By Terry Grosz.  Johnson Books, Boulder
Pacific Light: Images of the Monterey Peninsula By Douglas Steakley.  Poetry by Ric Masten. Carmel Publishing Company, Carmel, California
Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money in the Bank By Andrew Beattie and Paul Ehrlich.  Illustrated by Christine Turnbull. Yale University Press, New Haven
Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History By Ted Steinberg. Oxford University Press, New York
Listening to Whales:  What the Orcas Have Taught Us By Alexandra Morton. Ballantine Books, New York
The Southwest Inside Out: An Illustrated Guide to the Land and Its History By Thomas Wiewandt and Maureen Wilks. Wild Horizons Publishing.  Tucson, AZ 
Ice Island: Expedition to Antarctica's Largest Iceberg By Gregory S. Stone. New England Aquarium, Boston MA
The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty By Kenneth Libbrecht.  Photography by Patricia Rasmussen.  Voyageur Press, Stillwater, Minnesota
Sea Turtles:  A Complete Guide to their Biology, Behavior and Conservation By James R. Spotila. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore
Carving Grand Canyon: Evidence, Theories, and Mystery By Wayne Ranney. Grand Canyon Association, Grand  Canyon, AZ
Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya By David Zurick and Julsun Pacheco. University of Kentucky Press, Lexington
Life in the Underground By David Attenborough. Princeton University Press, Princeton
Condors in Canyon Country: The Return of the California Condor to the Grand Canyon Region By Sophie A. H. Osborn. Grand Canyon Association, Grand Canyon, AZ
White Paradise:  Journeys to the North Pole By Francis Latreille. Abrams, New York
The Great Lakes:  The Natural History of a Changing Region By Wayne Grady. Greystone Books, Vancouver
The Last Polar Bear:  Facing the Truth of a Warming World Photographs by Steven Kazlowski. Braided River Books, an imprint of The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Our Living Earth By Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Abrams/Books for Young Readers, New York
Sand: The Never Ending Story By Michael Welland. University of California Press. Berkeley
Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari With a Cast of Trillions By Mark W. Moffett. University of California Press, Berkeley
Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees By Nancy Ross Hugo. Photographs by Llewellyn. Timber Press, Portland
Polar Bears: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior By Andrew E. Derocher. Photographs by Wayne Lynch. The John Hopkins University Press
Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast: A Natural History By Carol Gracie. Princeton University Press
The Melting Edge: Alaska at the Frontier of Climate Change By Michael Collier. Alaska Geographic Association
NATURE GUIDEBOOK
Canoe Country Flora By Mark Stensaas, illustrated by Jeff Sonstegard. Pfeifer-Hamilton
A Field Guide to Snakes of Florida By Alan Tennant. Gulf Publishing Company
Colorado Nature Almanac By Stephen R. Jones and Ruth Carol Cushman. Pruett Publishing Company Company
Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains: A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species By James Halfpenny, Ph.D. Illustrated by Todd Telander & Designed by Dana Kim-Wincapaw. Falcon Publishing
Guide to Marine Mammals & Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico By Kate Wynne and Malia Schwartz. Illustrated by Garth Mix. Rhode Island Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island
Butterflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Western North America By Jeffrey Glassberg. Oxford University Press, New York
The Raptor Almanac:  A Comprehensive Guide to Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures By Scott Weidensaul. The Lyons Press, New York
Bird Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species By Mark Elbroch and Eleanor Marks. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
Lichens of North America By Irwin M. Brodo, Sylvia Duran Sharnoff and Stephen Sharnoff. Yale University Press, New Haven
Mammal Tracks and Sign: A Guide to North American Species By Mark Elbroch. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
The Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific By Milton S. Love, Mary Yoklavich, and Lyman Thorsteinson. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
Dragonflies of the North Woods By Kurt Mead. Kollath-Stensaas Publishing, Duluth, Minnesota
Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves By Laura and William Riley. Princeton University Press, Princeton
Snakes of the Southeast By Whit Gibbons and Mike Dorcas. The University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA
Caterpillars of Eastern North America By David L. Wagner. Princeton University Press, Princeton
Yellowstone Expedition Guide: The Modern Way to Explore America's Oldest National Park By Charissa Reid. TravelBrains, Inc., Bedford, NH
Birds of Northern South America: An Identification Guide By Robin Restall, Clemencia Rodner and Miguel Lentino. Yale University Press, New Haven and A & C Black, London
Birds of Peru By Tomas S. Schulenberg, Douglas F. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane, John P. O'Neill, and Theodore A. Parker III. Princeton University Press, Princeton
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West By Dennis Paulson. Princeton University Press
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America By Roger Tory Peterson. Houghton Mifflin Company. Boston
Molt in North American Birds By Steven N. G. Howell. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston
Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations By Jonathan Poppele. By Jonathan Poppele.
Tracks and Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species By Charley Eiseman and Noah Charney. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide through the Fields, Woods and Marshes of New England Photographed and Written by Mary Holland. Trafalger Square Books, North Pomfret, VT
A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico By Noble S. Proctor and Patrick J. Lynch. Yale University Press
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDEBOOK
Colorado's Continental Divide Trail By Tom Lorang Jones. Photographs by John Fielder. Westcliffe Publishers
Trout Unlimited's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams
By John Ross.  Jeff Wincapaw, Art Director. Falcon Publishing and Trout Unlimited
Vermont and New Hampshire Winter Trails
By Marty Basch. The Globe Pequot Press
Guide to Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California By Roger Schumann and Jan Shriner. The Globe Pequot Press
Montana and Idaho's Continental Divide Trail
By Lynna Howard. Photography By Leland Howard. Westcliffe Publishers
101 Hikes in Northern California: Exploring Mountains, Valleys, and Seashore By Matt Heid.  Wilderness Press, Berkeley
Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List By Mark Kroese. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Hike America Virginia: An Atlas of Virginia's Greatest Hiking Adventures By Bill & Mary Burnham.  The Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Connecticut
Alaska: A Climbing Guide By Michael Wood and Colby Coombs. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Hiking the Sierra Nevada By John Mock and Kimberley O'Neil. Lonely Planet Publications, Footscray, Australia
100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest: Eastern Washington, Northern Rockies, Wallowas By Rich Landers and the Spokane Mountaineers. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park By Marc J. Soares. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Trekking Washington By Mike Woodmansee. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
100 Classic Hikes in Oregon By Douglas Lorain. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Idaho's Salmon River: A River Runner's Guide to the River of No Return By Eric J. Newell and Allison J. Newell. Black Canyon Guides, Logan, UT
Red Rock Canyon: A Climbing Guide By Roxanna Brook and Jared McMillen. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Top Trails Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks By Andrew Dean Nystrom. Wilderness Press, Berkeley
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River: A Comprehensive Guide By Matt Leidecker. Idaho River Publications, Hailey, ID
Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon By Tom Martin and Duwain Whitis. Vishnu Temple Press, Flagstaff, AZ
Florida Keys Paddling Atlas By Bill and Mary Burnham. Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT
Guide to the Green and Yampa Rivers in
Dinosaur National Monument
By Duwain Whitis and Barbara Vinson RiverMaps, Buda, TX
The Guide to Baja Sea Kayaking By Dave Eckardt. Paddle Publishing, Eagle, CO
Exploring Havasupai: A Guide to the Heart of the Grand Canyon By Greg Witt. Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham, AL
The Rio Grande: A River Guide to the Geology and Landscapes of Northern New Mexico By Paul W. Bauer. New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Socorro, NM
Grand Canyoneering: Exploring the Rugged Gorges and Secret Slots of the Grand Canyon By Todd Martin. Todd’s Hiking Guide, LLC
OUTDOOR CLASSIC
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills Edited by Don Graydon and Kurt Hanson. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Two in the Far North By Margaret Murie. Alaska Northwest Books
Cache Lake Country:  Life in the North Woods By John J. Rowlands with illustrations by Henry B. Kane. The Countryman Press
A Sand County Almanac: A Sketches Here and There By Aldo Leopold. Oxford University Press
Wilderness and the American Mind By Roderick Nash.  Yale University Press, New Haven
Backwoods Ethics: A Guide to Low-Impact Camping and Hiking By Laura and Guy Waterman. The Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT
Alone By Richard E. Byrd. Island Press,  Washington, DC
Walden By Henry David Thoreau.  Edited by Jeffrey S. Cramer. Yale University Press, New Haven
Sleeping Island:  A Journey to the Edge of the Barrens By P.G. Downes.  Heron Dance Press, New Ferrisburg, VT.
A Natural History of North American Trees By Donald Culross Peattie. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
The Pacific Crest Trail (Series). In three volumes: Southern California, Northern California and Oregon &Washington. By Thomas Winnett, Ben Schifrin, Jeffrey Schaffer, Ruby Johnson Jenkins, and Andy Selters. Wilderness Press, Berkeley
Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico By Ellsworth L. Kolb. Grand Canyon Assoc., Grand Canyon, AZ (Originally publ. by MacMillan 1914)
Appalachian Odyssey: Walking the Trail from Georgia to Maine By Steve Sherman and Julia Older. Author's Guild, New York
Kayak: The New Frontier By William Nealy. Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham
Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8,000-meter Peak By Maurice Herzog. Lyon Press, Guilford, CT
The Works of John Muir (Including titles such as My First Summer in the Sierra, Stikeen, Steep Trails and others) By John Muir. Photographs by Scot Miller. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston
OUTDOOR CLASSIC: Life-time Achievement Recognition
Farley Mowat for Sea of Slaughter, Never Cry Wolf and other works--Sea of Slaughter By Farley Mowat. Note: Never Cry Wolf and other Mowat books are available from a variety of publishers. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA
OUTDOOR LITERATURE
Landscapes of the Interior By Don Gayton. New Society Publishers
The Sacred Place: Witnessing the Holy in the Physical World
Edited by Scott Olsen and Scott Cairns. University of Utah Press
Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child By Greg Child. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
The Lost River:  A Memoir of Life, Death, and Transformation on Wild Water  By Richard Bangs. Sierra Club Books in conjunction with Random House
On Celtic Tides: One Man's Journey Around Ireland by Sea Kayak By Chris Duff. St. Martin's Press 
Where the Pavement Ends:  One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China and Vietnam By Erika Warmbrunn.  The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Rowing to Latitude By Jill Fredston. North Point Press, New York
The Beckoning Silence By Joe Simpson. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
A Blistered Kind of Love By Angela and Duffy Ballard. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Out There: In the Wild in a Wired Age By Ted Kerasote. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, Minnesota
Where The Mountain Casts Its Shadow: The Dark Side of Extreme Adventure By Maria Coffey. St. Martin's Press, New York
At the Mercy of the River:  An Exploration of the Last African Wilderness By Peter Stark. Ballatine Books, New York
Savage Summit:  The True Stories of the First Five Women who climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain By Jennifer Jordan.  William Morrow, New York
Being Caribou By Karsten Heuer. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Backcast: Fatherhood, Fly-fishing, and a River Journey Through the Heart of Alaska By Lou Ureneck. St. Martins Press, New York
Blue Horizons: Dispatches from Distant Seas By Beth A. Leonard. International Marine/McGraw-Hill, Camden, ME
Forget Me Not: A Memoir  By Jennifer Lowe-Anker. The Mountaineers Books, Seattle
Halfway to Heaven By Mark Obmascik. Free Press/Simon & Schuster, New York.
Rowboat in a Hurricane: My Amazing Journey Across a Changing Ocean By Julie Angus. Greystone Books, Vancouver.
Just Passin' Thru By Winton Porter. Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham, AL
Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life and Catching the Perfect Wave By Peter Heller. Free Press, New York
Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout By Philip Connors. HarperCollins, New York
Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail By Suzanne Roberts. University of Nebraska Press
Before They’re Gone: A Family’s Year-Long Quest to Explore America’s Most Endangered National Parks By Michael Lanza. Beacon Press
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier By Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan. Ballantine Books
WORKS OF SIGNIFICANCE
Cowstails and Cobras II: A Guide to Games, Initiatives, Ropes Courses, & Adventure Curriculum By Karl Rohnke.
Expedition Kayaking By Derek Hutchinson.
How to Rock Climb By John Long.
Kayaking: An Animated Guide of Intermediate and Advanced Whitewater Technique By William Nealy.
Walking Softy in the Wilderness: The Sierra Club Guide to Backpacking By John Hart.
AMC White Mountain Guide: Hiking Trails of the White Mountain National Forest Compiled and Edited by Gene Daniell and Steven D. Smith. Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Boston, MA
Connecticut Walk Book: The Guide to the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails of Western Connecticut Edited Ann T. Colson. Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Rockfall, CN

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