Southwest

Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes

Keyed to Cities and Regions in New Mexico and Adjacent Areas
Revised and Expanded Edition
By Baker H. Morrow

First published in 1995, this invaluable guide to the trees, shrubs, ground covers, and smaller plants that thrive in New Mexico’s many life zones and growing areas is now available in a long-awaited new edition.

The Pueblo Bonito Mounds of Chaco Canyon

Material Culture and Fauna
Edited by Patricia L. Crown

Archaeologists use the artifacts and fauna they found to examine the lives and activities of the inhabitants of Pueblo Bonito as well as to further interpret current models of Chaco archaeology.

Valles Caldera National Preserve

Geologic History of the Southwest's Youngest Caldera
By Kirt KempterDick Huelster

In this roadside guide, popular lecturer, tour leader, and author Kirt Kempter makes geology interesting through his riveting explanations and engaging diagrams.

Subjects: ScienceSouthwest

New Mexico

Images of a Land and Its People
By Art Gómez
Photographs by Lucian Niemeyer

Handsome color photographs of the unique landscapes of New Mexico with an essay on the pathways that have drawn people and animal life to its varied surroundings for millennia.

Art, Peace, and Transcendence

Réograms That Elevate and Unite
By Paul Ré

American artist Paul Ré invites us to join him on his journey for harmony, wisdom, and inner joy with Art, Peace, and Transcendence.

Subjects: ArtSouthwest

Cancionero

Songs of Laughter and Faith in New Mexico
By John Donald Robb
Edited by James Bratcher

Created for musicians and vocalists, Cancionero features arrangements for voice with piano or guitar accompaniments as well as selected concert versions for voice, oboe, harp, and piano.

Canícula

Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera
Updated Edition
By Norma Elia Cantú

In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the original publication, this updated edition includes newly written pieces as well as never-before-published images—culled from hundreds of the author’s family photos—adding further depth and insight into this unique contribution to Chicana literature.

Subjects: MemoirSouthwest

Enchantment and Exploitation

The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range
Revised and Expanded Edition
By William deBuys

Now, more than thirty years later, this revised and expanded edition provides a long-awaited assessment of the quality of the journey that New Mexican society has traveled in that time—and continues to travel.

Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

Join Baby Jack in the first book of the Mesaland Series as he explores the desert and encounters other creatures, including a little bee, a grasshopper, and a pile of big red ants.

Big Fat

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

The fifth book of the Mesaland Series tells the story of lovable, lumbering prairie dog Big Fat.

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