The Best of Barbara (64 pages) is a colorful and vibrant collection of watercolors by renowned artist Barbara Lavallee, whose images are inspired by Alaska communities and landscapes. The book unites classic works and new images, in a delightful cross-section of the artist’s vision and style. Drawing on her vivid surroundings, Lavallee paints with colors…

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Red Thunder (280 pages) is a memoir of a People. The story draws from the oral history of the Schi-tsu-umsh Indians, now called the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in Northern Idaho. This unique portrayal of pre-European Native Americans is an authentic work displaying the rich cultural teachings behind Native American life. Red Thunder is not only about courage, love…

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In the immense, road less expanse of the Far North, storytelling has thrived for many generations. Stories range from harrowing survival adventures to tales of other exotic people, places, and cultures. This anthology captures some of these stories as told by rural Alaskans. Purely Alaska (302 pages) is a sequel to Authentic Alaska. The majority of…

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Jon Van Zyle’s Alaska Sketchbook combines more than forty of Alaska artist Jon Van Zyle’s favorite full-color paintings with color sketches, pencil drawings, notes, diary entries, and personal stories to offer an intimate look at a year in Alaska through an artist’s eyes. As a painter and musher, Jon Van Zyle has immersed himself into…

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