Yellowstone Recommended Reading


Wolves

  • American Wolf – Nate Blakeslee (2017)
  • The Grand Lady of Yellowstone and Other Yellowstone Wolf Stories – Brad Bulin (2020)
  • The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog - Rick McIntyre (2019)
  • Yellowstone Wolves: Science and Discovery in the World’s First National Park – Douglas Smith et al (2020)
  • Wolfer: A Memoir – Carter Niemeyer (2010)

Wildlife / Ecology

  • Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance – Stephen Herrero (1988, 2002)
  • Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History – Dan Flores (2016)
  • Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter – Ben Goldfarb (2018)
  • Ice, Fire, and Nutcrackers: A Rocky Mountain Ecology – George Constantz (2014)
  • Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds – Scott Weidensaul (1999)
  • To Save the Wild Bison: Life on the Edge in Yellowstone – Mary Ann Franke (2005)
  • The Wolverine Way – Douglas Chadwick (2009)
  • Yellowstone's Wildlife in Translation – PJ White, editor (2013)

Winter

  • In the Temple of Wolves: A Winter’s Immersion in Wild Yellowstone – Rick Lamplugh (2014)
  • Life in the Cold: An Introduction to Winter Ecology – Peter J. Marchand (1987)
  • Snowshoes, Coaches, and Cross Country Skis – Jeff Henry (2011)
  • Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival – Heinrich Bernd (2009)
  • Winter: An Ecological Handbook – James Halfpenny & Roy Douglas Ozanne (1989)
  • Yellowstone Has Teeth – Marjane Ambler (2013)
  • Yellowstone Ski Pioneers: Peril and Heroism on the Winter Trail – Paul Schullery (1995)

Yellowstone History

  • Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park – Lee Whittlesey (1995, 2014)
  • Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone – George Black (2012)
  • The Indians of Yellowstone Park – Joel C. Janetski (1987)
  • Lost in the Yellowstone: Truman Everts’s Thirty Seven Days of Peril – Lee Whittlesey (2002)

Working in Yellowstone

  • Squatters in Paradise: A Yellowstone Memoir – James Perry (2009)

Nature Writing

  • The Hour of Land – Terry Tempest Williams (2016)
  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek – Annie Dillard (1974)
  • Sand County Almanac – Aldo Leopold (1949)
  • Small Wonder – Barbara Kingsolver (2002)

Engaging with Nature

  • The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling – John Muir Laws (2016)
  • The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs – Tristan Gooley (2015)
  • Wilderness and the American Mind – Roderick Nash (1967, 2014)

Fiction Set in Yellowstone

  • Alpha Female – April Christofferson (2009)
  • Free Fire – CJ Box (2007)

Periodicals