Books about Bonaire, the Caribbean, the Ocean, and Nature
Welcome to InfoBonaire’s Bookstore! Many of Bonaire’s visitors want to learn more about the island either before their trip, or have a lasting memento of a wonderful visit. The books below fit the bill! We have included books about Bonaire, the Caribbean, ocean life, and many other related topics.
By Susan Davis-Calascibetta
Books about Bonaire:
Bonaire Shore Diving Made Easy Practical Guide to the Shore Dive of Bonaire
Living the Island Life, Bonaire Style
The Bonaire Bird Guide to the Washington Slagbaai National Park
In Collaboration with STINAPA, Dutch Caribbean National Alliance, and Vogelbescherming, published 2013.
Bonaire–The Island Time Forgot
Birds of Aruba, Curacao & Bonaire
By Bart de Boer, Eric Newton, and Robin Restall, published 2012
Bonaire Point to Point
By Federico Cabello and Joanna Thomas, coffee table book, published 2014
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.
Portraits of Bonaire
By Henk Roozendaal Available on island at various shops. Available online at Bonaire Stuff.
Diving Bonaire (Kindle Edition)
By George Lewbel Published 2011
1001 Proverbio Na Papiamentu
Original Papiamentu proverbs, translated into both English and Dutch.
Published by Fundashon Bon Kousa 2011
Books by Dr. 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 Change: A Message of the Oceans Sylvia A. Earle / Paperback / Published 1996
Dive: My Adventures Undersea Sylvia A. Earle / Hardcover / Published 1998
Great Minds of Science: Oceanography Dr.Sylvia Earle / VHS Tape / Published 1997
Thinking 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
A Year in Provence
Peter Mayle / Paperback / Published 1991
Peter Mayle / Paperback / Published 1992