Recommended Reading

CAVE & CAVERN RELATED BOOKS

Cavern Geology

Caves & Caverns – an activity book
by Kate Coder, Audrey Taylor, and Ann Molosky
Lincoln Caverns, Inc. ©1990
pages 2-5, 29

Caves
by Stephen Kramer
Carolrhoda books, Inc. ©1995
pages 8-28

OurPlanet – Caves
by Susan Rigby
Troll Associates ©1994
pages 4-17

Looking Inside Caves & Caverns – X-Ray Vision series
By Ron Schultz
John Muir Publications, ©1993
pages 4-10, 20-38

Caves – The Wonders of our World series
By Neil Morris
Crabtree Publishing Co. ©1996
pages 4-15

Speleology – Caves and the Cave Environment
by George W Moore and Nicholas Sullivan
Cave Books, 64,78,97
pages 7-78

Cave Life

Caves & Caverns – an activity book
by Kate Coder, Audrey Taylor, and Ann Molosky
Lincoln Caverns, Inc. ©1990
pages 2-5, 29

Caves
by Stephen Kramer
Carolrhoda books, Inc. ©1995
pages 8-28

Our Planet – Caves
by Susan Rigby
Troll Associates ©1994
pages 4-17

Looking Inside Caves & Caverns – X-Ray Vision series
By Ron Schultz
John Muir Publications, ©1993
pages 4-10, 20-38

Caves – The Wonders of our World series
By Neil Morris
Crabtree Publishing Co. ©1996
pages 4-15

Speleology – Caves and the Cave Environment
by George W Moore and Nicholas Sullivan
Cave Books, 64,78,97
pages 7-78
People & Caves

Caves & Caverns – an activity book
by Kate Coder, Audrey Taylor, and Ann Molosky
Lincoln Caverns, Inc. ©1990
pages 2-5, 29

Caves
by Stephen Kramer
Carolrhoda books, Inc. ©1995
pages 8-28

OurPlanet – Caves
by Susan Rigby
Troll Associates ©1994
pages 4-17

Looking Inside Caves & Caverns – X-Ray Vision series
By Ron Schultz
John Muir Publications, ©1993
pages 4-10, 20-3

Caves – The Wonders of our World series
By Neil Morris
Crabtree Publishing Co. ©1996
pages 4-15

Speleology – Caves and the Cave Environment
by George W Moore and Nicholas Sullivan
Cave Books, 64,78,97
pages 7-78

Caving
By Steven Boga
Stackpole Books 97
pages – 1-157 (spelunking), 158-174 (conservation)

Adventure of Caving – A Beginner’s Guide For Exploring Caves Softly and Safely
By David McClurg
D&J Press 86
pages 30-218 (spelunking), 18-28 (conservation)

Caving Basics – A Comprehensive Guide for Beginning Cavers, Third Edition
G Thomas Rea
National Speleological Society 82, 87, 92
pages – all (spelunking)

GOLD & GOLD MINING RELATED BOOKS

Student Gold Rush Books

How Would You Survive in the American West?
©1995 by Jacqueline Morely, David Antram and David Salariya
Published by Franklin Watts
48 pages

A Kaleidoscope Kids Book:
Going West!
Journey on a Wagon Trail to Settle a Frontier Town
by Carol A. Johmann & Elizabeth J. Rieth
© 2000 by Williamson Publishing Company
96 pages

Life in the Old West
Life of a Miner
by Bobbie Kalman & Kate Calder
©2000 Crabtree Publishing Company
www.crabtreebooks.com
32 pages

Life in the Old West
Gold Rush
by Bobbie Kalman
©1999 Crabtree Publishing Company
www.crabtreebooks.com
32 pages

Life in the Old West
Wagon Train
by Bobbie Kalman
©1999 Crabtree Publishing Company
www.crabtreebooks.com
32 pages

Life in the Old West
Women of the West
by Bobbie Kalman & Jane Lewis
©2000 Crabtree Publishing Company
www.crabtreebooks.com
32 pages

My Name is America
The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung
A Chinese Miner, California 1852
©2000 by Laurence Yep
Published by Scholastic Inc.
185 pages

Seeds of Hope: A Dear America Book
The Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild
California Territory, 1849
©2001 by Kristiana Gregory
Published by Scholastic Inc.
182 pages

Cornerstones of Freedom
The California Gold Rush
©1995 by R. Conrad Stein
Published by Childrens Press, Chicago
32 pages

Patty Reed’s Doll
The Story of the Donner Party
by Rachel K. Laurgaard
©1956 Caxton Printers, Ltd.

Teacher Gold Rush Books

Humbugs & Heroes
A Gallery of California Pioneers
by Richard H. Dillon
©2003 James Stevenson Publisher
362 pages

Days of Gold
The California Gold Rush & the American Nation
by Malcolm J. Rohrbough
©1997 by The Regents of the University of California
Published by the University of California Press
353 pages

Rush for Riches
Gold Fever & the Making of California
©1999 by J. S. Holliday
Co-published by the Oakland Museum of California & the Univeristy of California Press
355 pages

They Saw the Elephant
Women in the California Gold Rush
©1941 by Jo Ann Levy
Published by the University of Oklahoma Press
265 pages

No Rooms of Their Own
Women Writers of Early California 1849 – 1869
Edited by Ida Rae Egli
©1997 published by Heydey Books

Student Mineral and Geology Books

A Kaleidoscope Kids Book (winner of the Teachers’ Choice Award)
Geology Rocks!
50 Hands-On Activities to Explore the Earth
©1999 by Cindy Blobaum
Published by Williamson Publishing
96 pages

Rocks & Minerals
Discover the Story of the Earth’s Rocks & Minerals – Their Creation, Variety & Uses in Everyday Life
by Dr. R. F. Symes & the staff of the Natural History Museum, London
©2000 Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Books

The Usborne Internet-Linked Library of Science
MATERIALS
www.usborne.com
by Alastair Smith, Phillip Clarke & Corinne Henderson
©2001 Usborne Publishing Ltd
64 pages
Teacher Gold Mining Books

Gold Mining in the 21st Century
The Complete Book of Modern Gold Mining Procedures
©2000 by Dave McCracken
Published by Kenne Engineering Co.
279 pages