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Salmon Books

Books for Teachers and Students

Adopt-a-Stream Foundation's Field Guide to the Pacific Salmon, Robert Steelquist; Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1992, 64 pp. - very easy to read, excellent beginning resource.

Come Back Salmon: How A Group of Dedicated Kids Adopted Pigeon Creek and Brought It Back To Life, Molly Cone; San Francisco: Sierra Club Books for Children, 1992, 48 pp

Field Identification of Coastal Juvenile Salmonids, W.R. Pollard, B.F. Hartman, C. Groot; Harbour Publishing, 1997, 32 pp. - printed on waterproof paper.

First Fish First People - Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim, Judith Roche and Meg McHutchison, editors; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998, 199 pp. - thirteen writers from two continents and four countries tell the stories of how their cultures are connected to salmon.

Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon, Bruce Brown; New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982. - an in-depth look at rivers, salmon, and people on the Olympic Peninsula.

Multnomah Outdoor School Aquatic Field Guide, Mark Heckman; Multnomah Education Service District, 63 pp. - small size, laminated pages, spiral bound.

Reaching Home: Pacific Salmon, Pacific People, Natalie Fobes; Seattle: Alaska Northwest Books, 1994, 143 pp. - beautiful photographs and text about the cultural ties to salmon.

Salmon Story, Brenda Z. Guiberson; New York: Henry Holt and Co., Inc., 1993, 71 pp. - an introduction to salmon ecology and environmental responsibility illustrated with drawings and photographs.

The Streamkeeper's Field Guide, Thomas Murdoch, Martha Cheo, Kate O'Laughlin; Everett: The Adopt-a-Stream Foundation, 1991, 296 pp. - a comprehensive and entertaining guide to understanding watersheds and stream ecology. Note: See "Videos and CD Roms" list for description of companion video for this book.

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