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Books about Bonaire, the Caribbean, the Ocean, and Nature

Amazon.com book-around-worldWelcome to InfoBonaire's Bookstore in association with Amazon.com, Earth's Biggest Bookstore. We searched through Amazon's lists looking for books about Bonaire, the Caribbean, Ocean life, and many other related topics. If you are interesting in purchasing any book, simply click on the title. (Note that Amazon can ship books anywhere in the world for  reasonable rates.) Please be aware that the book information and prices listed are the most recent prices we are aware of, and therefore should only be used as a  reference. The current correct price per Amazon will be shown to you when you click on the appropriate link, at which point you may order the book.
* InfoBonaire's Editors have read these books and recommend them highly.

Bonaire Books

Portraits of Bonaire
By Henk Roozendaal
Available on island at various shops.
Available online at Bonaire Stuff.
Price $30.00

 

Book: Portraits of Bonaire

Bonaire Shore Diving Made Easy
Practical Guide to the Shore Dive of Bonaire
by Susan Porter, 6th edition 2010
In most local dive and gift shops.
Available online at Bonaire Stuff or at www.bsdme.info.
Price $18.50

 

Bonaire Shore Diving Made Easy
The Bonaire Donkey's First Adventure
By Jessie Armacost, Illustrated by Rocky Valentijn
Children's book in 3 languages - English, Papiamento and Nederlands. Illustrated by local artist. Paperback.
Available online at Bonaire Stuff.
Price $12.50
Book: Donkey's Tale

Reef Windows: Opening Bonaire's Dive Sites
By Captain Don Stewart
Go back to exciting early days of Bonaire diving, with tales of the true stories behind the naming of Bonaire's dive sites.
Available at most local book stores and shops.
Price: $25.00 with discounts for multiple copies.

Book:Reef Windows
Sea Trauma
By Captain Don Stewart
This is a novel about a family and their many adventures, set in a quick-paced and action-packed undersea story.
Available at most local book stores and shops.
Price: $12.00
 

The remaining books on this page are all available from Amazon.com

Aruba : With Bonaire and Curacao (Practical Travel)
Volker Pfau / Paperback / Published 1997
BooksLast Known Price: $7.16 (retail: 8.95)

The Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Alive Guide
 Susan Brushaber, Arnold Greenberg / Paperback / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $12.76 (retail: $15.95)

Dive Sites of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao Comprehensive Coverage of Diving and Snorkeling (Dive Sites of . . . Series!)
Jack Jackson/ BindingPaperback/ Published 2000
Last Known Price $19.96 (retail: $24.95)

Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Bonaire
 Jerry Schnabel, Susan L. Swygert / Paperback / Published 1991
Last Known Price: $11.96 (retail: $14.95)

Diving Bonaire
George Lewbel / Kindle Edition / Published 2011
Last Known Price: $4.95

Dreamwrecks of the World: The Best Shipwrecks of Aruba, Bonaire & Curaçao
by Dominique Sérafini, Catherine Salisbury
Paperback
Last Known Price: $15.95

Cruising Guide to Venezuela & Bonaire, 1997-1998
Paperback
Last Known Price: $26.95 (Special Order)

Guide to the Bonaire Marine Park : a guide for snorkelers and divers
Tom van 't Hof

Humann/Deloach Identification Books
These books are easy to use identification guides to marine life. Full color photos as well as diagrams of important markings are presented for each listing.  The GBC bindings allow the books to lie flat.

Reef Coral Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas Including Marine Plants
 Paul Humann, Ned Deloach (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1993
Last Known Price: $26.36 (retail: $32.95)

Reef Creature Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas
 Paul Humann, Ned Deloach / Paperback / Published 1990
Last Known Price: $30.36 (retail: $37.95)

Reef Fish Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas
 Paul Humann, Ned Deloach (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1994
Last Known Price: $31.96 (retail: $39.95)

Reef Coral 

Reef Creature 

Reef Fish 

Caribbean Fish

Caribbean Reef Fishes
John E. Randall, John R. Randall / Hardcover / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $25.17 (retail: $35.95)

Coral Reef Fishes : Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean : Including the Red Sea
 Ewald Lieske, Robert F. Myers / Hardcover / Published 1997
Last Known Price: $24.50 (retail: $35.00)

Fishes of the Atlantic Coast : Canada to Brazil, Including the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Bermuda, the  Bahamas, and the Caribbean : 408 Fishes in Full
Gar Goodson / Paperback / Published 1985
Last Known Price: $7.16 (retail: $8.95)

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes : Of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda
C. Lavett Smith, National Audubon Society / Paperback / Published 1997
Last Known Price: $16.00 (retail: $20.00)

Pisces Guide to Caribbean Reef Ecology
William S. Alevizon / Paperback / Published 1994
Last Known Price: $12.76 (retail: $15.95)

Sky Juice and Flying Fish
Jessica B. Harris / Paperback / Published 1991
Last Known Price: $10.36 (retail: $12.95)

Ocean Life the Caribbean C/M&W/Ww Vol 5
Sumeria Cmsuma 015 / CD-ROM / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $49.99 (Special Order)

Reef Fish Identification
Paperback / Published 1994
Last Known Price: $39.95 (Special Order)

Sea Stars, Sea Urchins, and Allies : Echinoderms of Florida and the Caribbean
Gordon Hendler, et al / Hardcover / Published 1995
Last Known Price: $27.97 (retail: $39.95)

Caribbean Reefs

Coral Reef (Habitats (Childrens Press).)
Gary W. Davis / School & Library Binding / Published 1997
Last Known Price: $20.70 (retail: $23.00)

Coral Reef (Habitats)
Gary W. Davis / Paperback / Published 1997
Last Known Price: $5.56 (retail: $6.95)

Field Guide to Coral Reefs : Caribbean and Florida (Peterson Field Guide Series)
Eugene H. Kaplan, Susan L. Kaplan / Paperback / Published 1988
Last Known Price: $14.40 (retail: $18.00)

Sylvia Earle
Sylvia Earle is one of the early explorers of our oceans and the most famous female diver. In Sea Change Sylvia chronicles her experiences in the ocean depths such as deep submersibles and undersea living. She also remarks on the current deterioration of the oceans.

Sea ChangeSea Change : A Message of the Oceans
Sylvia A. Earle / Paperback / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $10.36 (retail: $12.95)

Dive : My Adventures Undersea
Sylvia A. Earle / Hardcover / Published 1998
(Special Order)

Great Minds of Science:Oceanography
Dr.Sylvia Earle / VHS Tape / Published 1997
Last Known Price: $19.98 (Special Order)

Caribbean Ecology

Economy and Environment in the Caribbean : Barbados and the Windwards in the Late 1800s
Bonham C. Richardson, David Lowenthal / Hardcover / Published 1998
Last Known Price: $49.95

The Nature of the Islands : Plants & Animals of the Eastern Caribbean
Virginia Barlow / Paperback / Published 1993
Last Known Price: $14.95

Caribbean Diver's Guide
Peter Vine / Hardcover / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $19.95 (Special Order)

Cities of Coral (Nova Video Library--Adventures in Science)
Nova Series Vvve 5388 / VHS Tape / Published 1994
Last Known Price: $14.99 (Special Order)

Ecology of Malnutrition in the Caribbean
Jacques M. May (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1973
Last Known Price: $21.95 (Special Order)

Nitrogen Cycling in Ecosystems of Latin American and the Caribbean
G. P. Robertson / Hardcover / Published 1982
Last Known Price: $81.50 (Special Order)

Parks and Progress : Protected Areas and Economic Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Valerie Barzetti (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1993
Last Known Price: $30.00 (Special Order)

Dutch Caribbean- general information

Diving and Snorkeling Guide to St. Maarten, Saba, and St. Eustatius
 Jerry Schnabel, Susan L. Swygert / Paperback / Published 1994
Last Known Price: (retail: $11.95)

The Dutch Caribbean : Prospects for Democracy (Caribbean Studies, Vol 5)
 Betty Sedoc-Dahlberg (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1990
Last Known Price: $85.00 (Special Order)

Historical Dictionary of the French and Netherlands Antilles (Latin American Historical Dictionaries, No 18)
Albert L. Gastmann / Hardcover / Published 1978
Last Known Price: $19.00 (Special Order)

Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (World Bibliographical Series, Vol 168)
 Kai Schoenhals (Compiler) / Hardcover / Published 1993
Last Known Price: $50.00 (Special Order)

Non-Conventional Water Resources Use in Developing Countries : Proceedings of the Interregional Seminar Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles 22-
Paperback / Published 1988
Last Known Price: $50.00 (Special Order)

Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles : An Annotated English-Language Bibliography
 Enid Brown / Hardcover / Published 1992
Last Known Price: $32.50 (Special Order)

Letters from Bonaire
Marion West / Paperback / Published 1994
Last Known Price: $15.95 (Special Order)

Politics on Bonaire : An Anthropological Study (Studies of Developing Countries)
 Anke Klomp / Paperback / Published 1986
Last Known Price: $17.50 (Special Order)

Jacques Cousteau
No book store for the Caribbean would be complete without works from and about the man who brought the marine world into our homes when we were young.

Jacques Cousteau : Champion of the Sea (Earthkeepers Series)
Catherine Reef, Larry Raymond  (Illustrator) / School & Library Binding / Published 1992
Last Known Price: $17.90

Jacques Cousteau the Ocean World
Jacques Ives Cousteau, Jacques Yves Cousteau / Hardcover  / Published 1985
Last Known Price: $34.98

Jacques-Yves Cousteau : Exploring the Wonders of the Deep (Innovative Minds)
 Lois Markham / Library Binding / Published 1996
Last Known Price: $27.11

Whales
Jacques Cousteau / Hardcover / Published 1993
Last Known Price: (retail: $4.95)

A Bill of Rights for Future Generations (Proceedings, No 34)
 Jacques-Yves Cousteau / Paperback / Published 1979
Last Known Price: $1.50 + $3.35 special surcharge(Special Order)

Marine Life of the Caribbean
Jacques Cousteau, et al / Hardcover / Published 1984
Last Known Price: $15.95 (Special Order)

The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau
Hardcover / Published 1978
Last Known Price: $180.50 (Special Order)

Dont Stop the CarnivalThinking of Moving to Bonaire - Read These...
Getting away from it all sounds like heaven, but small islands or small towns have their quirks. If you have ever dreamed of moving to some far away place, these novels may make you think twice.

Don't Stop the Carnival: A Novel
Herman Wouk/ Paperback / Published 1992
Last Known Price: $12.00 (retail: $15.00)

A Year in Provence
Peter Mayle / Paperback / Published 1991
Last Known Price: $8.80 (retail: $11.00)

A Year in ProvenceToujours Provence
Peter Mayle / Paperback / Published 1992
Last Known Price: $9.60 (retail: $12.00)

 

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