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The astonishing adventure story of a woman who, left a widow in 1927, packed her 5 children onto a 25-foot boat and cruised the coastal waters of British Columbia, summer after summer. A true classic.
Doris Burn wrote and illustrated Andrew Henry's Meadow in 1965 while living on Waldron Island. Her son, Mark, inspired the story about a young boy who likes to build things and runs away to a meadow where he constructs a house for himself and houses for other children to suit their hobbies. An Island classic picture book for any child’s library.
The definitive guide to hikes in Washingon's San Juan Islands and British Columbia's Gulf Islands, which also includes hikes in nearby mainland locations such as Anacortes and Tsawwassen. 136 hikes are rated for difficulty and quality with maps and detailed route descriptions.
A young readers' guide to the amazing range of life that makes its home in and around the Salish Sea...from microscopic plankton to killer whales.
This special hard cover Collector's Edition, celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the construction of the Patos Island lighthouse in 1893 where the story takes place. Helene Glidden’s unique sense of humor captures the spirit of adventure and hardships encountered by a lighthouse keeper's large family on a remote island in the San Juan Islands from 1905–1913.
Vintage images from the Museum’s collection and interesting text provide a wonderful history of Orcas Island.
This book reveals an enthralling world through stunning photographs and an engaging narrative, that imparts a sense of wonder for the intricate ecosystem comprised of the inland waters of western Washington and British Columbia.
This comprehensive guide details the favorite and the off the beaten path anchorages and harbors found within the islands, including the nearby mainland port towns of Bellingham and Anacortes. Accompanied by beautiful aerial photography, detailed charts, informative narration and helpful mileage charts, San Juan Islands is a must have guide for every boater.