Much has been written about geologic marvel that John Wesley Powell named the Grand Canyon. I have listed a few below, including “Going to Grand Canyon National Park” a introductory book for young readers that I authored recently. For a more comprehensive list of publications you may want to visit the Grand Canyon Association online bookstore.
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This was my opportunity to author a book about my beloved Grand Canyon. It is intended for the 8-12 year old reader, but my hope was that people of all ages would find something to excite them between amidst the chapters.
This book showcases the history of Grand Canyon photography, with special attention to the individual artists and visionaries that captured the most iconic images of the Great Unknown. This photographer was humbled to be included in the project, and landed two photographs in this coffee table favorite.
Authored and designed by my wife, this adorable board book features more than 20 full-color photos of the real-life baby animals who call Grand Canyon home, including California condors, mule deer, and coyotes. Your infant or toddler will soon choose his or her favorites, start pointing, and look forward to hearing this story again and again. 16 pages, hc, 4″ x 4″
In this anthology, river runner Lance Newman has put together a fantastic collection of excerpts and essays from the most notable and quotable champions of Grand Canyon.
So how did the Grand Canyon come to be? Geologist Wayne Ranney tackles this canyon-sized topic with his unique blend of insight, humor, and scientific rigor.
Many cultures have come and gone in the arid Southwest. Few have loomed larger that than ancestral Puebloan peoples, commonly referred to as the Anasazi. Craig Childs does an amazing job in this book of tracking the origin, lifestyles and migrations of these hardy and resourceful people.
Mr. Bergon presents some of the greatest writing about wild places, from a blue ribbon list of authors.