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Mary Taylor Young Nature Writing

I'm excited to announce publication of my 15th book:
Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years!


Writing On...
Heritage Landscapes

Since 1987, award-winning writer Mary Taylor Young has brought western landscapes to life with her vivid portrayals, at times touching or humorous but always compelling, of the wildlife, places and  people that define the West.

- Author of 15 books in natural history, memoir, narrative nonfiction & writing craft
- Creative Writing Teacher since 1988
- Writer/project manager for nature centers/interpretive projects
- Artist-in Residence, worked with more than 2500 K-12 kids since 2007
- National Park Service  2012 Artist-In-Residence, Rocky Mountain National Park

Give the gift of Rocky Mountain National Park this holiday season!

New in 2014!

REGULAR EDITION - $39.95 list ; $35.96 author website discount

Signed with Personalized message 

LIMITED EDITION - Only 2 Available

Leather bound, signed & numbered, hard-shell case. $150 with FREE SHIPPING!

An exceptional gift for a special family member, friend or important client.


See The Book Trailer!

Hear Mary Talk About the Book on Jennings Newswire

"Biology Education Informs Author's Path" -- Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences, p. 3


Recent New Titles

The Guide to Colorado Mammals
** 2013 Colorado Book Award Finalist !! **

A fact-filled guide to 129 fascinating species, from armadillos (yes, Colorado has them) to bears, chipmunks, bighorn sheep and wild horses! Species profiles, range maps, field notes, viewing tips and entertaining sidebars on the life histories and character of Colorado's wonderful mammals.

List price $26.95    $24.26 website discount

The Guide to Colorado Reptiles and Amphibians
Meet the creeping, crawling creatures that fascinate us and bring an element of surprise, delight, and whimsy to outings in the Colorado outdoors. Profiles of 71 species with descriptions, field notes, color photos and tips on where to find 'em.

List price $26.95    $24.26 website discount


 List price $26.95    $24.26 author website discount

Austin from Alamosa reads his new Mammals book


  List price $26.95    $24.26 author website discount

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