JoAnn Roe

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Topics: Northwest, History, Travel, Children's

The Columbia River, 2nd edition, by JoAnn Roe
ISBN-13: 978-0-87004-538-7
Caxton Press

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The Columbia River
JoAnn Roe
Teeming with the history of the Pacific Northwest, the mighty Columbia River is one of the longest rivers in North America. Today it continues to function as a watercourse for barges and ships carrying commercial goods to the world. Read about the early river steamers on both sides of the border. Ponder the travels of salmon. Who built the Grand Coulee and Bonneville Dams? What happened at the Hanford Project? Explore with David Thompson, who discovered the source of the river. Meet the real people who call the Columbia River shores their home. The book's four sections as well as the Travel and Trivia section have been updated to expand our knowledge of the towns and people along the river.

The San Juan Islands into the 21st century by JoAnn Roe

The San Juan Islands, into the 21st century
JoAnn Roe
The 172 San Juan Islands of Washington State are the uppermost remains of a mountain range that once separated the fifty miles between Vancouver Island and mainland Washington. Its valleys today are saltwater channels and open waters that seamlessly melt into the Canadian Gulf Islands and the Inside Passage to Alaska.

ISBN-13: 978-0870045042. Caxton Press
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The Columbia River: a historical travel guide by JoAnn Roe

The Columbia River
JoAnn Roe
New Edition from Caxton Press now available.
Amazing Grayce by JoAnn Roe Amazing Grayce Roessler
JoAnn Roe
Montevista Press
[Kindle Edition]
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Nursing memoirs of Grayce Roessler RN, PhD, one of earliest members of Transcultural Nursing Society and was an editor of the Society's Journal. She led nurses study tours to more than 100 countries with lively anecdotes told of the tours by her and her colleagues. After she and other American Nurses Association members were invited to Communist China in 1985, Grayce invited 20 members of the Chinese Nurses Association to study at Golden West for a year.

Children's Books In Print

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Alaska Cat by JoAnn Roe

Alaska Cat
JoAnn Roe
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Books Out Of Print

Seattle Uncovered
Seaside Press, 1996
Temp. out of print.

The Real Old West
Doughlas & McIntyre, 1981

Castaway Cat
Montevista Press, 1984

The North Cascadians
Madrona Publishers, 1980

Frank Matsura: Frontier Photographer
Madrona Publishers, 1981
Now a rare book. It is in the Smithsonian Collection, Eastman Collection, Steamship Historical Association, and other. A two-hour docudrama was produced and aired about the book by ASAHI-TV, Tokyo. It won the Governor's Award, Photographic Historical Association of New York award and many others. Possibly a sequel may be published.

F.S. Matsura
Heibonsha Publishers, Tokyo, 1983
A different text bringing Matsura's history up to date. He was a direct descendant of the Matsura lords of Japan.

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