Book AwardsNational Outdoor Book Award

Works (225)

Canoe Country Flora: Plants and Trees of the North Woods and Boundary Waters by Mark StensaasGuidebook, 1997
Landscapes of the Interior: Re-Explorations of Nature and the Human Spirit by Don GaytonLiterature, 1997
The Ragged Mountain Press Guide to Outdoor Sports: Skills and Knowledge for the Whole Outdoors by Jonathan HansonInstructional/How-to, 1997
Sharing The Wonder Of Birds With Kids by Laura EricksonOutdoor Education, 1997
Colorado's Continental Divide Trail: The Official Guide (Continental Divide Trail) by Tom Lorang JonesOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 1998
The Columbia: Sustaining a Modern Resource by Tim PalmerNature and the Environment, 1998
The Doing of the Thing: The Brief Brilliant Whitewater Career of Buzz Holstrom by Vince WelchHistory/Biography, 1998
A Field Guide to Snakes of Florida (Gulf's Field Guide Series) by Alan TennantNature Guidebook, 1998
Knots & Ropes for Climbers (Outdoor and Nature) by Duane RaleighInstructional, 1998
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills by The MountaineersOutdoor Classic, 1998
Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child by Greg ChildOutdoor Literature, 1998
Track of the Tiger: Legend and Lore of the Great Cat by Maurice HornockerDesign and Artistic Merit, 1998
Two in the Far North by Margaret E. MurieOutdoor Classic, 1998
Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods by John J. RowlandsOutdoor Classic, 1999
Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, and High by Mark F. TwightInstructional, 1999
The Inuksuk Book by Mary WallaceChildren's Book, 1999
Islands of Hope by Phillip ManningNature and the Environment, 1999
The Lost River: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Transformation on Wild Water by Richard BangsOutdoor Literature, 1999
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey by Sam KeithHistory/Biography, 1999
Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains, 2nd (Scats and Tracks Series) by James HalfpennyNature Guidebook, 1999
Trout Unlimited's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams by John RossOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 1999
Washington's Mount Rainier National Park: A Centennial Celebration by Tim McNultyNature and the Environment, 1999
Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail by Leonard M. AdkinsDesign and Artistic Merit, 1999
Blueberry Shoe by Ann DixonChildren's Book, 2000
Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography by Bradford WashburnDesign and Artistic Merit, 2000
Guide to Sea Kayaking Central & Northern California by Roger SchumannOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2000
Jellies: The Life of Jellyfish by Twig GeorgeChildren's Book, 2000
The National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Guide: The Classic Handbook, Revised and Updated by Mark HarveyInstructional, 2000
On Celtic Tides: One Man's Journey Around Ireland by Sea Kayak by Chris DuffLiterature, 2000
Penguin Planet by Kevin SchaferNature and the Environment, 2000
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo LeopoldOutdoor Classic, 2000
The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory by Peter GillmanHistory/Biography, 2000
Wildlife Wars: The Life and Times of a Fish and Game Warden by Terry GroszNature and the Environment, 2000
Butterflies through Binoculars: The West by Jeffrey GlassbergNature Guidebook, 2001
Coyote and Badger: Desert Hunters of the Southwest by Bruce HiscockChildren's Book, 2001
Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List by Mark KroeseOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2001
The Living Wild by Art WolfeDesign and Artistic Merit, 2001
The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide by Tom RosenbauerInstructional, 2001
A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell by Donald WorsterHistory/Biography, 2001
Sunk Without a Sound : The Tragic Colorado River Honeymoon of Glen and Bessie Hyde by Brad DimockHistory/Biography, 2001
What Does the Sky Say by Nancy White CarlstromChildren's Book, 2001
Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam by Erika WarmbrunnLiterature, 2001
Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money in the Bank, Second Edition by Andrew BeattieNature and the Environment, 2001
Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick NashOutdoor Classic, 2001
The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook by Shelley JohnsonInstructional, 2002
Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History by Ted SteinbergNature and the Environment, 2002
Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism (Pioneers of Conservation) by Char MillerHistory/Biography, 2002
Lichens of North America by Irwin M. BrodoNature Guidebook, 2002
Lonely Planet Hiking in the Sierra Nevada by John MockOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2002
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge by Jill FredstonOutdoor Literature, 2002
Wild Wings: Poems for Young People by Jane YolenChildren's, 2002
100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park by Marc J. SoaresOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2003
Alone by Richard E. ByrdClassic, 2003
The Beckoning Silence by Joe SimpsonOutdoor Literature, 2003
Dot & Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery by Ellen Stoll WalshChildren's, 2003
First Light: Acadia National Park and Maine's Mount Desert Island by Charles R. Tyson Jr.Design and Artistic Merit, 2003
Ice Island: The Expedition to Antarctica's Largest Iceberg by Greg StoneNature and the Environment, 2003
Jam & Jelly By Holly & Nellie by Gloria WhelanChildren's, 2003
Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species by Mark ElbrochNature Guidebook, 2003
Southern Exposure: A Solo Sea Kayaking Journey Around New Zealand's South Island by Chris DuffHistory/Biography, 2003
White Mountain Guide: Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest by Appalachian Mountain ClubWork of Significance, 2003
100 Classic Hikes in Oregon by Douglas LorainOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2004
Dragonflies of the North Woods by Kurt MeadNature Guidebook, 2004
Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky by Art WolfeDesign and Artistic Merit, 2004
The Mountains Know Arizona: Images of the Land and Stories of Its People by Rose HoukDesign and Artistic Merit, 2004
Out There: In the Wild in a Wired Age by Ted KerasoteOutdoor Literature, 2004
Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) by Craig LuebbenInstructional, 2004
The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty by Kenneth LibbrechtNature and the Environment, 2004
Walden by Henry David ThoreauClassic, 2004
Ways to the Sky: A Historical Guide to North American Mountaineering (American Alpine Book Series) by Andy SeltersHistory/Biography, 2004
Where the Mountain Casts its Shadow: The Personal Costs of Climbing by Maria CoffeyOutdoor Literature, 2004
Whose Garden Is It? by Mary Ann HobermanChildren's, 2004
Basic Kayaking: All the Skills and Gear You Need to Get Started (How To Basics) by Jon RoundsInstructional, 2005
Glacier Mountaineering: An Illustrated Guide To Glacier Travel And Crevasse Rescue (How To Climb Series) by Andy TysonInstructional, 2005
The Little Green Island with a Little Red House by Sharon LovejoyChildren's, 2005
Mountain Ranges of Colorado by John FielderDesign and Artistic Merit, 2005
Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion by Alan BurdickNatural History, 2005
Savage Summit: The Life and Death of the First Women of K2 by Jennifer JordanOutdoor Literature, 2005
Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation by James R. SpotilaNature and the Environment, 2005
Snakes Of The Southeast (Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book) by Whit GibbonsNature Guidebook, 2005
Top Trails Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails) by Andrew Dean NystromBest Outdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2005
100 Caterpillars: Portraits from the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica by Jeffrey C. MillerDesign & Artistic Merit, 2006
Being Caribou: Five Months on Foot with a Caribou Herd by Karsten HeuerOutdoor Literature, 2006
Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History by David L. WagnerNature Guidebook, 2006
Condor: To the Brink and Back--The Life and Times of One Giant Bird by John NielsenNatural History, 2006
Gaia Girls Enter the Earth by Lee WellesChildren's, 2006
Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya by David ZurickNature and the Environment, 2006
Kelly of Hazel Ridge by Robbyn Smith van FrankenhuyzenChildren's, 2006
The Last Season by Eric BlehmHistory/Biography, 2006
Life in the Undergrowth [2005 TV series] by David AttenboroughNature & the Environment Category, 2006
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River : A Comprehensive Guide by Matt LeideckerOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2006
Wings of Spring: Courtship, Nesting, and Fledging by Chuck HagnerDesign & Artistic Merit, 2006
Yellowstone Expedition Guide: The Modern Way to Tour the World's Oldest National Park by Charissa ReidNature Guidebook , 2006
Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Stephen C. BrownDesign & Artistic Merit, 2007
Backcast: Fatherhood, Fly-fishing, and a River Journey Through the Heart of Alaska by Lou UreneckOutdoor Literature, 2007
Birds of Northern South America - An Identification Guide: Volume 2: Plates and Maps by Robin RestallNature Guidebook, 2007
Blue Horizons: Dispatches from Distant Seas by Beth LeonardOutdoor Literature, 2007
Connecticut Walk Book (Its Publication; No. 36-U) by John HibbardWork of Significance, 2007
Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters by James M. TaborHistory/Biography, 2007
Glen Denny: Yosemite in the Sixties by Yvon ChoiunardDesign & Artistic Merit, 2007
Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon by Tom MartinOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2007
A Natural History of North American Trees by Donald Culross PeattieOutdoor Classic, 2007
Peak by Roland SmithChildren's Book, 2007
Sky Time in Gray's River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place by Robert Michael PyleNational History Literature, 2007
The Very Hard Way: Bert Loper and the Colorado River by Brad DimockHistory/Biography, 2007
White Paradise: Journeys to the North Pole by Francis LatreilleNature & the Environment, 2007
American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree by Susan FreinkelNatural History Literature, 2008
Birds of Peru by Thomas S. SchulenbergNature Guidebook, 2008
Bruce Aiken's Grand Canyon: An Intimate Affair by Susan Hallsten McGarryDesign & Artistic Merit, 2008
Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes by Maurice IssermanHistory/Biography, 2008
Florida Keys paddling atlas by Bill BurnhamOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2008
Forget Me Not: A Memoir by Jennifer Lowe-AnkerOutdoor Literature, 2008
Grand Obsession: Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of Grand Canyon by Elias ButlerHistory/Biography, 2008
The Great Lakes: The Natural History of a Changing Region by Wayne GradyNature and Environment, 2008
The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World by Steven KazlowskiNature and Environment, 2008
The Pole by Eric WaltersChildren's Book, 2008
Road Bike Maintenance by Guy AndrewsInstructional, 2008
Surfboards by Guy MotilDesign & Artistic Merit, 2008
Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by Ellsworth L. KolbClassic, 2008
Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guides) by Roger Tory PetersonNature Guidebook, 2009
Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys by Rob DunnNatural History Literature, 2009
Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace, and Courage by Katie BrownInstructional, 2009
Halfway to Heaven by Mark ObmascikOutdoor Literature, 2009
Kayak: The New Frontier: The Animated Manual of Intermediate and Advanced Whitewater Technique by William NealyClassic, 2009
Lars Jonsson's Birds: Paintings from a Near Horizon by Lars JonssonDesign & Artistic Merit, 2009
Our Living Earth: A Story of People, Ecology, and Preservation by Isabelle DelannoyNature and Environment, 2009
Whistling Wings by Laura GoeringChildren's Book, 2009
The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas BrinkleyHistory/Biography, 2009
Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions by Mark W. MoffettNature and the Environment, 2010
Camping With the President by Ginger WadsworthChildren's Book, 2010
Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter Macmillian, Arctic Explorer by Mary Morton CowanChildren's Book, 2010
An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World by Anders HalversonNatural History Literature, 2010
Exploring Havasupai: A Guide to the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Greg WittOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2010
Freshwater Fish of the Northeast by David A. PattersonDesign and Artistic Merit, 2010
Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave by Peter HellerOutdoor Literature, 2010
Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbers and Nature at Risk by Joseph E. Taylor IIIHistory/Biography, 2010
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova BaileyNatural History Literature, 2010
Sport Climbing: From Top Rope to Redpoint, Techniques for Climbing Success by Andrew BisharatInstructional, 2010
Tracks and Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species by Charley EisemanNature Guidebook, 2010
The Cycling Bible: The Complete Guide for All Cyclists from Novice to Expert by Robin BartonInstructional, 2011
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout by Philip ConnorsOutdoor Literature, 2011
My First Summer in the Sierra by John MuirClassic, 2011
Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide and Month-by-Month Journey Through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England by Mary HollandNature Guidebook, 2011
Raptors of the West: Captured in Photographs by Kate DavisDesign & Artistic Merit, 2011
Salvaging the Real Florida: Lost and Found in the State of Dreams by Bill BellevilleNatural History Literature, 2011
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs: Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects! by Judy BurrisChildren's Book, 2011
Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees by Nancy R. HugoNature and the Environment, 2011
Take a Seat: One Man, One Tandem and Twenty Thousand Miles of Possibilities by Dominic GillHistory/Biography, 2011
To Market, to Market by Nikki McClureChildren's, 2011
Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail by Suzanne RobertsOutdoor Literature, 2012
AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography: Creating Great Nature and Adventure Photos by Jerry MonkmanInstructional, 2012
Anything Worth Doing: A true story of adventure, friendship and tragedy on the last of the West's great rivers by Jo DeurbrouckHistory/Biography, 2012
Backpacker Magazine's Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance and Repair: Step-By-Step Techniques To Maximize Performance And Save Money (Backpacker Magazine Series) by Kristin HostetterInstructional, 2012
Beneath Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by David HallDesign and Artistic Merit, 2012
Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day by Peter ZuckermanHistory/Biography, 2012
A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico: Coastal Habitats, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, Fish, & Other Wildlife by Noble S. ProctorNature Guidebook, 2012
For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson by Peggy ThomasChildren's Book, 2012
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature by David George HaskellNatural History Literature, 2012
Grand Canyoneering: Exploring the Rugged Gorges and Secret Slots of the Grand Canyon by Todd Martin (2011-08-23) by Todd MartinOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2012
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier by Jim DavidsonOutdoor Literature, 2012
The melting edge : Alaska at the frontier of climate change by Michael CollierNature and the Environment, 2012
The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Trail by Brian KingDesign & Artistic Merit, 2013
Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide (Indiana Natural Science) by Jeffrey E. BelthInstructional, 2013
Continental Divide: Wildlife, People, and the Border Wall by Krista SchlyerNature & the Environment, 2013
The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Kevin FedarkoHistory/Biography, 2013
Everest: The West Ridge by Thomas F. HornbeinOutdoor Classic, 2013
I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool For Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail by Gail StoreyOutdoor Literature, 2013
Telling Our Way to the Sea: A Voyage of Discovery in the Sea of Cortez by Aaron HirshNatural History Literature, 2013
Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Botswana by Patti WheelerChildren's, 2013
A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity by David LiittschwagerDesign & Artistic Merit, 2013
Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to all 58 National Parks by Michael Joseph OswaldOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2013
Chattahoochee River User's Guide (Georgia River Network Guidebooks) by Joe CookOutdoor Adventure Guidebook, 2014
Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben MontgomeryHistory / Biography, 2014
Life on the Rocks: A Portrait of the American Mountain Goat by Bruce L. SmithNature & The Environment, 2014
Not Without Peril: 150 Years of Misadventure on the Presidential Range of New Hampshire by Nicholas HoweClassic, 2014
Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing Photography by Andy Anderson by Tom RosenbauerDesign & Artistic Merit, 2014
Small Feet Big Land: Adventure, Home, and Family on the Edge of Alaska by Erin MckittrickOutdoor Literature, 2014
The Small Heart of Things: Being at Home in a Beckoning World (Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction) by Julian HoffmanNatural History Literature, 2014
Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete by Steve HouseInstructional, 2014
The Warbler Guide by Tom StephensonNature Guidebooks, 2014
The Biography of a Grizzly by Ernest Thompson SetonClassic, 2015
Field Guide to Oregon Rivers by Tim PalmerOutdoor Adventure Guidebooks, 2015
Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave by Sean PrentissHistory / Biography, 2015
Guide to Marine Mammals & Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic & Gulf of Mexico by Kate WynneNature Guidebooks, 2015
The House of Owls by Tony AngellNature & the Environment, 2015
The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us by Diane AckermanNatural History Literature, 2015
Jimmy Bluefeather by Kim HeacoxOutdoor Literature (Fiction), 2015
The Last Great Wild Places: Forty Years of Wildlife Photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen by Todd WilkinsonDesign & Artistic Merit, 2015
NOLS river rescue guide by Nate OstisInstructional, 2015
Paddlenorth: Adventure, Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild by Jennifer KingsleyOutdoor Literature (Non-fiction), 2015
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy PlainChildren's Books, 2015
The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre by Kelly CordesOutdoor Literature (Non-fiction), 2015
Chasing at the Surface: A Novel by Sharon MentykaChildren's Category, 2016
Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail by Debbie Clarke ModerowOutdoor Literature, 2016
The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent by Mick ConefreyHistory/Biography, 2016
Hiking Acadia National Park (Regional Hiking Series) by Dolores KongOutdoor Adventure Guidebooks, 2016
The Living Bird: 100 Years of Listening to Nature by Gerrit VynDesign and Artistic Merit, 2016
Mushrooms of the Northeast: A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms (Mushroom Guides) by Teresa MarroneNature Guidebooks, 2016
Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon by Michael P. GhiglieriClassic, 2016
A Sea of Glass: Searching for the Blaschkas' Fragile Legacy in an Ocean at Risk (Organisms and Environments) by Drew Harvell 2016
Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees by Lori WeidenhammerNature and the Environment, 2016
Yosemite in the Fifties: The Iron Age by Dean FidelmanDesign and Artistic Merit, 2016
Art of Freedom: The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka by Bernadette McDonaldHistory/Biography, 2017
Backpacker Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike by Backpacker MagazineInstructional, 2017
Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Stories from Yosemite Search and Rescue by Charles R. Butch FarabeeInstructional, 2017
Butterflies of Pennsylvania: A Field Guide by James L. MonroeNature Guidebooks, 2017
A Fly Rod of Your Own by John GierachOutdoor Literature, 2017
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder by Kenn KaufmanClassic, 2017
Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution by Anurag AgrawalNature and the Enviroment, 2017
On Trails: An Exploration by Robert MoorOutdoor Literature, 2017
Pup the Sea Otter by Jonathan LondonChildren's, 2017
The Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles: Learn How To Forage, Prepare & Eat 40 Wild Foods by Mike KrebillNature Guidebooks, 2017
Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean by Jonathan White 2017
Wild Encounters: Iconic Photographs of the World's Vanishing Animals and Cultures by David YarrowDesign and Artistic Merit, 2017
50 Hikes with Kids: Oregon and Washington by Wendy GortonChildren's Category, 2018
Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) by Robert Michael PyleNature Guidebooks, 2018
Elevations: A Personal Exploration of the Arkansas River by Max McCoyHistory/Biography, 2018
A Naturalist at Large: The Best Essays of Bernd Heinrich by Bernd HeinrichNatural History Literature, 2018
Nols Cookery (NOLS Library) by Claudia PearsonClassic, 2018
Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures and the Search for Heaven on Earth by Annette McGivneyOutdoor Literature, 2018
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush 2018
The Snake and the Salamander: Reptiles and Amphibians from Maine to Virginia by Alvin R. BreischNature and Environment, 2018
To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration by Edward J. LarsonHistory/Biography, 2018
101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up by Stacy TornioChildren, 2019
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacfarlaneNatural History Literature, 2019