Recommended Books

Sea Kayaking

Sea-Kayaker Deep Trouble:  True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine by Matt Broze and George Gronseth.

Sea Kayaker’s More Deep Trouble:  More True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine by Christopher Cunningham, editor, Sea kayaker

Guide to Sea Kayaking in Maine:  The Best Day Trips and Tours from Casco Bay to Machias by Shelley Johnson and Vaughan Smith

Bulding Sea Kayaks

Baidarka:  The Kayak by George Dyson

Eastern Arctic Kayaks:  History, Design, Techniuque by John D. Heath and E. Arima

Maine Coast

Islands of Maine:  Where America Really Began by Bill Caldwell

History of Jewell Island, Maine by Peter W. Benoit

“The Pine-tree Coast” by Samuel Adams Drake. Published in 1891.


The Best Day Hikes of the Applachian Trail

Gorp, Glop & Glue Stew Favorite Foods from 165 Outdoor Experts by Yvonne Prater and Ruth Dyar Mendenhall — The illustrations are the best part

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin Author of In Patagonia     A super excellent read!


These Things I Love by Stillman J. Elwell with Illustrations by Diane Orchard

Forest Forensics – A Field Guide to Reading the Forested Landscape by Tom Wessels

Why Birds Sing – A Journey into the Mystery of Bird Song by David Rothenberg

Scats and Tracks of the Northeast – A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species by James C. Halfpenny, Ph.D. and Jim Bruchac.


The Lives of Girls Who Became Famous by Sarah R. Bolton Auther of “Poor Boys Who Became Famous.”  Published in 1886 by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
**I will create a separate page for this book and write excerpts from interesting stories in this book from time to time.**


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