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A Guide To Treasure In New Mexico

By Thomas Penfield 0941620247

What are you WAITING for?!? Here`s the scoop--there`s the treasue. Get out there!! 109 pages.

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Culture & History » Issues
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2010 Map: National Landscape Conservation System

By NGS/BLM NLCS-2010

Beautiful, bilingual (English/Spanish)full-color map of BLM`s National Landscape Conservation System. Shows BLM`s national monuments, wild & scenic rivers, wilderness and wilderness study areas, national conservation areas, national historic and scenic trails. 2010

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Culture & History » Environment
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America's Forests; Guide to Plants and Animals

By Marianne D Wallace 9781555915957

Delightful full-color illustrations and lively descriptions help not only in identifying forest types but also introduce plants and animals and provide enjoyment for the whole family. 2009

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Our Wilderness; America's Common Ground

By Doug Scott 9781555916411

This photographic tribute and primer examines what wilderness really means to individual Americans and why we should remain vigilant in our protection of these lands. Our Wilderness reminds us why these areas are truly America's common ground.

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Rio Grande del Norte: An Intimate Portrait

By Geraint Smith 971865860

160 pages of full color images from the Upper Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. 2014

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Who Lives in the Snow?

By Jennifer Berry Jones 1570984440

On the surface, the snow looks quiet and serene. But beneath its white expanse, unsociable shrews go hunting, voles tunnel to the surface, and chipmunks awaken to nibble on seeds. Through scientifically accurate text and lifelike illustrations, this book introduces young readers to the unseen life in the world of winter. Ages 4-8

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Culture & History » Southwestern Archaeology
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Ancient Ruins of the Southwest: An Archaeological Guide

By David Grant Noble 9780873587242

This third edition of David Grant Noble's indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and thirteen newly opened archaeological sites. From Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Texas to the Zuni-Acoma Trail in New Mexico, reader will be provided with old-time favorites and new treasures. In addition to descriptions of each site, Noble provides time-saving tips for the traveler, citing major highways, nearby towns and the facilities they offer, campgrounds, and other helpful information. Filled with photos of ruins, petroglyphs, and artifacts, as well as maps, this is a guide every traveler needs when they are exploring the Southwest. 160pp, 2000

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Ancient Southwest: Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, and Mesa Verde

By David Stuart 9780826346384

Over twenty-five years ago, David Stuart began writing award-winning newspaper articles on regional archaeology that appealed to general readers. These columns shared interesting, and usually little-known, facts and stories about the ancient people and places of the Southwest. By 1985, Stuart had penned enough columns to fill a book, Glimpses of the Ancient Southwest, which has been unavailable for years. Now he has rewritten most of his original articles to include recently discovered information about Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, and Mesa Verde. 152pp, 2009

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Great Houses of Chaco

By John Martin Campbell 826342485

In The Great Houses of Chaco, Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco. David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that explain the images themselves. Together, they detail Chacoan culture and the magnificent ruins that are the primary source of our knowledge about the ancestral people of this region.

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History Of The Southwest

By Thomas E. Sheridan 1-877856-76-2

As you`d expect from those wonderful folks at the Western National Parks Association, this overview of the many cultures and fascinating individuals who shaped Arizona and New Mexico is filled to the brim with superb illustrations. Lovely to look at, delightful to read. 1998, 80 pp.

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Pecos National Historical Park

By Sarah Gustafson 1877856703

Indians, conquistadors, traders, Civil War battles, and park rangers! Find it all in Pecos, New Mexico. 1997, 15 pp.

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Petroglyphs of the Southwest; A Puebloan Perspective

By Conroy Chino 9781583691403

A brief and well illustrated pocket guide to the petroglyphs of the Four Corners Region. 2012

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Rock Art of The Southwest

By Liz & Peter Welsh 899972586

This extremely useful and important book provides the perfect introduction to rock-art in the American Southwest. Most importantly, this guide book prepares the visitor of rock-art sites better than any other rock-art guide book, and it is the information it provides is applicable to any rock-art sites in the world. 2000

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Salinas Pueblo Missions: Abo, Quarai and Gran Quivira

By Dan Murphy 9780911408980

Learn about the remarkable human story of the Estancia Basin of New Mexico and the tragic drama that unfolded in the seventeenth century, when the expanding empire of Spain reached these peaceful Indian towns.

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Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province: exploring ancient and enduring uses

By William W. Dunmire, Gail D. Tierney 9780890132722

Plant biologist and former US Park Service ecologist Dunmire and botanist/anthropologist Tierney have written a book that combines a high degree of scholarship with a delightfully accessible trail-guide approach to the traditional uses of wild plants in the Pueblo world. 305pp, 1995

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Culture & History » Literature
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Campfire Stories

By William Forgey 9780762763887

Need a good scary story to tell to youngsters—or to anyone, young or old, who wants a little fright before going off to sleep in the great outdoors? Nothing goes better with gooey s’mores and a glowing campfire than a good ghost story, and this collection of scary classics and frightening folktales will send shivers up anyone’s spine. Campfire Stories includes twenty original and classic stories of adventures and ghosts, all fun and easy to remember and retell. 240pp, 2011

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Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket: La tilma de Abuelito Lolo

By Nasario Garca 9780826350794

Grandpa Lolo lives on a ranch in northern New Mexico. When he buys a black-and-white horse named Zorrillo (skunk) from Manuelito Yazzie, a Navajo who lives in a hogan in Torreón, Manuelito throws a tilma, a beautiful Navajo saddle blanket, into the deal. And so begins a beautiful friendship. This authentic slice of life in the multicultural West will warm the hearts of readers of all ages. 72pp, 2012

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Outlaw Tales of New Mexico

By Barbara Marriott 9780762743209

From Billy the Kid to “Dirty Dave” Rudabaugh, Joel Fowler to Pancho Villa, read about the most notorious desperados in the history of the Land of Enchantment. Through these astonishing true stories, Outlaw Tales of New Mexico introduces you to a state you thought you knew—and a West that was wilder than you've ever imagined. 136pp, 2007

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Trickster: Native American Tales

By Matt Dembicki 1555917241

All cultures have tales of the trickster-a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. The first graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales, Trickster brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics.

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Culture & History » History
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Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, 1550-1941

By Peter L Eidenbach 9780826352293

The author has compiled a collection of New Mexico’s historic maps, navigating through a varied terrain of research and discovery, even securing permissions for colonial-era maps held in special collections with limited public access. This collection, featuring beautifully rendered diagrams of New Mexico’s landscape, allows exploration of the past as seen by that past’s inhabitants. 2012

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