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Denali Guide to Hiking Photography and Camping Ebook

$29.00 SKU: DENe

Edition 4.1 Updated eBook Version

by Ike Waits

The most comprehensive guide to hiking, backpacking, camping, and photography in Denali National Park is now available and an EBOOK! You can now take this fantastic resource with you on your smartphone for quick reference on your trip to Denali. Download as a PDF.

Download Sample Hike

  • Includes hiking in Denali State Park
  • 250 color photographs
  • Reference maps for hikes
  • Detailed hiking descriptions and routes, with variations


  • Denali Park Map
  • Hiking map with hot links to hikes
  • Larger photos
  • Geographic Hike index with links to hikes
  • Denali Park Road Elevation Profile
Alaska 123 Board Book

Alaska 123 Colors and Numbers

$9.95 SKU: 123B

Alaska 123 Colors and Numbers uses rhymes and colorful illustrations of Alaskan wildlife to teach children colors and numbers. Ages 3-7

5.2 x 0.5 x 6.2 in., 12 pages

Alaska's ABC Bears Board Book

Alaska’s ABC Bears

$9.95 SKU: ABCB

In Alaska’s ABC Bears, the antics of Alaska’s polar, black and grizzly bears, help teach the alphabet from A to Z. Ages 3-7.

5.2 x 0.5 x 6.2 in., 12 pages

Alaska Animals You and I book

Alaska’s Animals, You and I

$11.95 SKU: AAS

Alaska’s Animals You and I shows how various animals are different, comparing things like noses, feet, tails, and dwellings with colorful, detailed, and clever close-up compositions.

11 x 8.5 inches, 32 pages, ages 5-10

Alaska’s Train Story

$9.95 SKU: TSB

Alaska’s Train Story teaches kids to say thank you in a fun rhyming story about a magical trip on the Alaska Railroad to Seward. Ages 3-7.

6.6 x 5.4 x 0.6 in., 24 pages

Alaska’s Wild Berries

$9.95 SKU: PWB

By Verna E. Pratt

An easy-to-use pocket guide to quickly and safely identify Alaska’s wild berries from Ketchikan to Barrow. Color photos of both flowers and berries.

Bear Story A Rhyme from A to Zzzz's

Bear Story

$11.95 SKU: BSS

Bear Story is told in 26 rhyming verses, presented in alphabetical order. Each alphabet letter is shown in school print to teach proper spelling and a script version to teach older children proper penmanship.

Softcover. 10.75 x 8.5 inches, 32 pages.      


Chugach State Park

$9.95 SKU: CSP

Chugach State Park – Alaska’s Backyard Wilderness.

By Carl Battreall and Bill Sherwonit

Award-winning photographer Carl Battreall captures the backcountry of the third-largest state park in America. The result is a stunning collection of images that will surprise and amaze all who explore the pages of this gift book.

11.75 x 9 inches, 96 pages, softcover.
ISBN 978-0-936425-21-4

Field Guide to Alaskan Wildflowers

$15.95 SKU: PFG

By Verna E. Pratt

Traditional best seller, 22 reprints!

An introductory field guide for the most commonly seen wildflowers along the Alaska highway system.

5.87 x 8.87 inches. 136 pages with more than 200 color photos, softcover.

Finding Alaska

$19.95 SKU: FAH

Independent Publisher’s Book Award National Winner.

Shannon Cartwright is one of the most popular Alaskan illustrators of all time, her career includes over 1.5 million children’s books in print. Shannon came to Alaska in 1972 and has been living “off the grid” for decades without plumbing, far from any road.

Finding Alaska brings us this unique story along with her comments on 23 of her books and previously unpublished artwork. If you have collected Cartwright artwork through the years or have yet to discover this talented Alaskan, Finding
is a “must read” you don’t want to miss.

11.5 x 8.5 inches, 80 pages, hardcover.

ISBN: 978-0-982189-61-0

How to photograph the northern lights ebook

How to Photograph the Northern Lights eBook

$27.00 SKU: NLeB

Two Alaska specialists, photographer Patrick J Endres and scientist Neal Brown have teamed up to produce this thorough and resourceful e-Book. If learning how to photograph the northern lights is on your bucket list, then this wonderfully illustrated eBook is a must. It is a comprehensive and thorough guide that will equip you with all the information (charts, graphs, illustrations, examples) necessary to capture your own photos of the aurora borealis.

  • 3rd Edition
  • 330 pages | 150+ photos | 150+ illustrations | English
  • Digital download (PDF)

Ol’ 556 Alaska’s Mighty Steam Engine


Ol’ 556 Alaska’s Mighty Steam Engine celebrates the railroad’s earlier days when courageous men and powerful steam engines battled the elements to keep the line open.

11 x 8.5 inches, 48 pages, ages 3 and up.

Ol' 556 Alaska's Mighty Steam Engine – Hardcover
Ol' 556 Alaska's Mighty Steam Engine – Softcover
Rome: The Story of an Alaskan Wolf

Romeo: The Story of an Alaskan Wolf

$29.95 SKU: ROM
The Native People of Alaska softcover book

The Native People of Alaska

$12.75$12.95 SKU: NPA

by Steve J. Langdon

eBook(PDF) or softcover

Named as one of the best Alaska history books of all time on the Alaska 67 list!

The book is a traditional bestseller, in print continuously for over 30 years.

Author Steve Langdon describes how ALL of Alaska’s Native people survived in one of the most challenging environments on earth for more than 200 generations, long before modern technology. Topics include traditional housing, dress, food, social systems, beliefs, etc. The fifth edition contains revised text, additional photos, and an index.

  • 6 x 9 inches, 176 pages
  • 26 illustrations, 60 photos, seven maps
  • bibliography & index
  • Guide to cultural centers, museums, and websites
  • Softcover, Perfect Bound, 5th Edition.

ISBN 978-1-940381-00-8

The Native People of Alaska – Digital eBook
The Native People of Alaska in PDF format.
The Native People of Alaska – Paperback

Wildflowers Along the Alaska Highway

$19.95 SKU: PAH

By Verna E. Pratt

An introductory guide for the most common wildflowers and trees found along the Alaska Highway.

Wildflowers of Denali National Park

$15.95 SKU: PDP

By Verna and Frank Pratt

An introductory field guide for the most commonly seen wildflowers along the roads of Denali Park and Interior Alaska.

5.875 x 8.875 inches, 172 pages.