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Curve of Time: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By M. Blanchet, Timothy Egan (Foreword by), Gray Campbell (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770500372
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Published: Whitecap Books - April 11th, 2011

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.


To Live on an Island Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781632171818
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Published: Little Bigfoot - May 14th, 2019

Andrew Henry's Meadow Cover Image
By Doris Burn, Doris Burn (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399256080
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Published: Philomel Books - July 5th, 2012

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.


Day Hiking: The San Juans & Gulf Islands: National Parks * Anacortes * Victoria Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781594857584
Availability: Special Order
Published: Mountaineers Books - May 21st, 2014

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. 


Explore the Salish Sea: A Nature Guide for Kids Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632170958
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Published: Little Bigfoot - April 17th, 2018

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. 


The Light on the Island: Tales of a Lighthouse Keeper's Family in the San Juan Islands Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780970739902
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Published: San Juan Publishing - March 1st, 2001

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.


Orcas Island (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738530987
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 10th, 2006

Vintage images from the Museum’s collection and interesting text provide a wonderful history of Orcas Island.


The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781570619854
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Published: Sasquatch Books - March 31st, 2015

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. 


San Juan Islands: A Boater's Guidebook Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780980090130
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Published: Blue Latitude Press - April 1st, 2013

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.


Granny's Clan: A Tale of Wild Orcas Cover Image
By Sally Hodson, Ann Jones (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781584691723
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Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - October 1st, 2012

Reflections on Life in the San Juan Islands Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780982428207
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Published: Dream Lake Publishing - May 2nd, 2016