A Few Books

Nature Guides

Birds of Oregon, Roger Burrows andJeff Gilligan, with contributions from Andy Bezener and Chris Fisher. Auburn, WA: Lone Pine Publishing, 2003.

The Northwest Nature Guide: Where to Go and What to See Month by Month in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, by James Luther Davis. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2009.

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska, compiled and edited by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon, written by Paul Alaback … [et al.]. Edmonton, AB.; Redmond, WA: Lone Pine Publishing, 1994.

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley. New York: Knopf, 2003.

Wild in the City: A Guide to Portland’s Natural Areas, edited by Michael C. Houck and M.J. Cody. Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 2000.


ABCs Naturally: A Child’s Guide to the Alphabet Through Nature, by Lynne Smith Diebel and Jann Faust Kalscheur, photographs by Jann Faust Kalscheur. Black Earth, WI: Trails Books, 2003.

By Nature’s Design, photography by William Neill, text by Pat Murphy, foreword by Diane Ackerman. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993.

Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians, by Hilary Stewart, with drawings by the author. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1984; 1995.

Gardening With Children, by Monika Hannemann … [et al.]; Sam Tomasello, illustrator; Sigrun Wolff Saphire, editor. Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2007.

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Natural Gardening, by Steve Solomon. Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books, 2000.

How to Grow a School Garden: A Complete Guide For Parents and Teachers, by Arden Bucklin-Sporer and Rachel Kathleen Pringle, Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2010.

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder, by Richard Louv. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005.

The Maritime Northwest Garden Guide: Planning Calendar for Year-Round Organic Gardening, by Carl Elliot, Rob Peterson … [et al.]. Seattle Tilth, 2000.

The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms, by Clare Walker Leslie. Storey Publishing, 2010.

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together With Children, by Sharon Lovejoy. New York: Workman Publications, 1999.

Sharing Nature With Children: The Classic Parents’ & Teachers’ Nature Awareness Guidebook, by Joseph Cornell. Nevada City, CA: DAWN Publications, 1998.

Time, by Andy Goldsworthy, chronology by Terry Friedman. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.