Alaska Sea Adventures

Suggested Reading

Books to Enhance Your Alaska Experience

IMG_0050These books are great suggested reading to begin your Alaska adventure. Most of the books are in the ship’s library.

  • The Blue Bear, Lynn Schooler
  • Alaska’s Southeast-Touring the Inside Passage, Sarah Eppenbach
  • Alaska-Yukon Handbook, David Stanley
  • Travels in Alaska, John Muir
  • National Geographic, January 1984, “Southeast Alaska-An Incredible Feasting of Whales” (highly recommended, but out of print)
  • Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska, Kate Wynne
  • The Sierra Club Handbook to Whales and Dolphins, Leatherwood and Reeves
  • Hawaii’s Humpback Whales, G. Kaufman and P. Forestall
  • Voyaging With the Whales, Cynthia D’Vincent
  • Alaska’s Glaciers, Alaska Geographic
  • Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast, J. Pojar & A. MacKinnon
  • The Tlingit, A. Krause (about native cultures)
  • I Heard an Owl Call My Name, Margaret Craven
  • Alaska’s Natural Wonders, Robert Armstrong, Marge Hermans
  • The Blue Bear, Lynn Schooler
  • Grizzly, Michio Hoshino
  • The Grizzly Bear Family Book, Michio Hoshino
  • Travels in Alaska, John Muir
  • Stickeen, John Muir
  • In the Wake of an Alaskan Mailboat, Dennis Sperl
  • Following the Alaskan Dream, Marilyn Jordan George
  • The Nature of Southeast Alaska, Rita M. O’Clair
  • The Sea Runners, Ivan Doig
  • Nanook’s Gift, Michio Hoshino
  • Southeast Alaska’s Natural World, Robert H. Armstrong
  • Passage to Juneau, Jonathan Raban
  • Alaska’s History, Harry Ritter
  • Alaska’s Birds, Robert H. Armstrong
  • Alaska’s Seashore Creatures, Carmen Field, Conrad J. Field
  • Alaska’s Mammals, Dave Smith, Tom Walker
  • Alaska’s Natural Wonders, Robert H. Armstrong, Marge Hermans
  • The Dolphin Institute Humpback Whale Publications List

Many of these books can be purchased from