A growing collection of book references that are useful resources about the Ice Age floods
- Big Black Boring Rock: Essays on Northwest Geology - 2006; Reidel; Steve P.: Battelle Press; Columbus; Ohio; 142 p.
- Bretz’s Flood -
2008; John Sonnichsen; Sasquatch Books. J Harlen Bretz was the geologist to answer the riddle of how the dramatic coulees; gullies; and deserts between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains in Eastern Washington came to be. Available through IAFI Bookstore
- Cascadia: The Geologic Evolution of the Pacific Northwest - 1972; McKee; Bates : ; McGraw-Hill; New York (textbook).
- Cataclysms on the Columbia -
2009; John Elliot Allen; Marjorie Burns; Scott Burns; Ooligan Press; 204 pages. Follow the geological research that challenged early 20th century geology and discovered the powerful prehistoric floods that shaped the Pacific Northwest. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- Fire; Faults; & Floods: A Road & Trail Guide Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin -
1997; Mueller; M.; and T. Mueller: University of Idaho Press; Moscow; Idaho. This road and trail guidebook introduces readers to outstanding geological features found in the Columbia River Basin. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- Geologic Road Trips in Grant County - 1996; Amara; Mark S.; and George E. Neff: Washington; ; Adam East (Now Moses Lake) Museum and Art Center ( 509-766-9395); Moses Lake; Wash.
- Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods -
2001; Alt; David D.: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.; The gripping tale of a huge Ice Age lake that drained suddenly—not just once but repeatedly—and reshaped the landscape of the Northwest. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- Hiking Washington's Geology - 2000; Babcock; Scott; and Bob Carson: Mountaineers; Seattle.
- In the Days When the Rivers Ran Backwards - Cox, L.M., 1994, In the Days When the Rivers Ran Backwards, NorBon's Copy Cabin, Lewiston, Idaho.
- Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Story of the Northwest - 1995; Alt; David D.; and Donald W. Hyndman: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.
- On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods - Northern Reaches -
2012; Bruce Bjornstadt; Publisher: Keokee Co. Publishing Inc.; 480 pages. This remarkably detailed and authoritative guide leads you by trail; road and aerial tour to discover for yourself the amazing world of cataclysmic flood geology. Available through IAFI Boorkstore.
- On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: A Geological Field Guide to the Mid Columbia Basin -
2006; Bjornstad; Bruce N.: Keokee Publishing Inc.; Sandpoint; Idaho; 307p. During the last great Ice Age that ended some 15;000 years ago; the Pacific Northwest was repeatedly decimated by cataclysmic floods unlike anything of modern times. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- Roadside Geology of Idaho - 1989; Alt; David D.; and Donald W. Hyndman: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.
- Roadside Geology of Montana - 1986; Alt; David D.; and Donald W. Hyndman: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.
- Roadside Geology of Oregon - 1978; Alt; David D.; and Donald W. Hyndman: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.
- Roadside Geology of Washington - 1984; Alt; David D.; and Donald W. Hyndman: Mountain Press; Missoula; Mont.
- Terra Tempo -
2010; David R. Shapiro (Author); Christopher Herndon (Illustrator); Craigmore Creations; Join in the adventure as Jenna; Caleb; and Ari unlock the secret of time travel and journey back 15;000 years to witness the great Missoula Floods of the Ice Ages—the largest floods to have ever washed over the face of the earth. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- The Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington: The Geologic Story of the Spokane Flood -
1989; Weis; P.L.; and W.L. Newman; Eastern Washington University Press; Cheney; Wash.; second edition. This 25 page booklet gives a fantastic brief overview of the Ice Age Floods story. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- The Geological History of the Wenatchee Valley and Adjacent Vicinity -
2006; Mason; Charles L.; World Publishing; Wenatchee; Washington; 167p. Describes the last two hundred million year unparalleled buffet of geological events in the Wenatchee Valley area. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- The Magnificent Gateway: A Layman’s Guide to the Geology of the Columbia River Gorge - Allen, John Eliot, 1984, Timber Press, Portland, Ore. Describes in layman's terms the geological forces which have produced the Columbia River Gorge.
- The Restless Northwest: A Geological Story - Williams, Hill, 2002, Washington State University Press, Pullman, Wash. The Restless Northwest provides a brief, easy-to-follow overview of the geologic processes that shaped the Northwest. One of the attractions of the Northwest is its varied terrain, from the volcanic Cascade Range to the flood-scoured scablands of eastern Washington and the eroded peaks of the northern Rockies. These vast differences are the result of a collision of the old and the new.
- Washington’s Channeled Scablands Guide -
2012; John Soennichsen; Mountaineers Books; 224 Pages Explore Washington's canyons of Ice Age wonders -- great trails; stunning scenery; and amazing history with thsi comprehensive guide to a fascinating region rich with history and recreational access to camping; hiking; fishing; and more. Available through IAFI Bookstore.
- Where the Great River Bends -
2008; Robert J Carson; Michael E Denny; Catherine E Dickson; Lawrence Dodd; G Thomas Edwards; Keokee Books; Sandpoint; Idaho. The Ice Age floods; Native Americans; fur trappers; railroads and more have made Wallula Gap an important historical and cultural landmark in the West’s awesome landscape. Available through IAFI Bookstore.