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Books about the 2017 total eclipse!

Lots of GREAT reading material for you about the eclipse!

Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21

A definitive guide to the 2017 eclipse, by Fred Espenak and Jay Anderson! (Also available in a Black and White version)

Road Atlas of the 2017 Total Eclipse

Lots of great maps of the path, to help you with planning - or even with relocating on Eclipse Day!

Total Eclipse or Bust! A Family Road Trip

A story about a family who takes off in search of a total eclipse - one of the BEST ways to experience this beautiful phenomenon!

See the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017!

A great guide book, with tons of the best, world-class, BEAUTIFUL eclipse maps by leading eclipse expert Michael Zeiler! Includes eclipse glasses!
(And also available as an e-book!)

Atlas of Central Solar Eclipses in the USA

Another great eclipse guide by Mr. Eclipse himself - Fred Espenak! (Also available in a Black & White version!)

Peterson Field Guide to the Stars and Planets - 2016 printing

The timeless and indispensable guide for all Astronomy enthusiasts, with a large section devoted to the 2017 eclipse!

Thousand Year Canon of Solar Eclipses: 1501 - 2500

A great eclipse guide, for those planning their eclipse activities beyond 2017! (Also available in a Black & White version!)

Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

A great guide by Senior Editor of Astronomy Magazine, Michael Bakich!

Go See The Eclipse...

...and Take a Kid with You!
It's one of the best gifts you'll ever give them!
-by leading astronomy educator Chap Percival

Atlas of the Great American Eclipse

A definitive collection of wonderful 2017 eclipse maps by leading cartographer Michael Zeiler! Highly recommended!

WONDERFUL 2017 eclipse posters by Dr. Tyler Nordgren

A collection of the most amazing posters which capture the spirit of this great American eclipse! The above is our ABSOLUTE favorite, but check out all of Dr. Nordgren's great works, which truly capture the spirit of Americana through each of his posters celebrating the 2017 total eclipse!

Total Addiction, by Dr. Kate Russo

This unique book by an eclipse chasing psychologist delves deeply into the eclipse experience, and explains the intense and life-long motivation that some people have after seeing their first total solar eclipse.

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse

A great guide to eclipse photography, written by veteran eclipser Alan Dyer

American Eclipse, by David Baron

This is an amazing read! The encyclopedic story of an 1878 eclipse viewing expedition! Not to be missed!

Get Eclipsed!

The complete guide to the eclipse, by Pat and Fred Espenak! Includes eclipse glasses!

The Big Eclipse, by Nancy Coffelt

A captivating, astronomically accurate, fun-filled adventure which will educate kids (and adults) in a FUN way! Highly recommended!

The Big Eclipse Activity Book

The perfect companion to The Big Eclipse, this fun and educational activity book will guide budding eclipse enthusiasts toward an understanding of the wonderful phenomenon. Get it for the young astronomer in YOUR life!


A wonderful guide to the two great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024, from "Mr. Eclipse" himself - Fred Espenak!

Eclipses Illustrated - book 1

An amazing, easy to understand and ACCURATE guide to eclipses. Highly recommended!

Eclipses Illustrated - book 2

The second book in Jay's fantastic collection! Sure to entertain and educate - also highly recommended!

Eclipse Nuts

A great collection of educational, eclipse-related cartoons by leading eclipse chaser Bill Kramer!

Getting a Feel for Eclipses

Sponsored by NASA, this tactile book has been produced so that the visually-impaired can understand and appreciate eclipses. This book is in very short supply, and is only currently available by emailing the project sponsors David Hurd or Cassandra Runyon.

Eclipse: History. Science. Awe. (3rd ed.)

A great NEW edition of this eclipse classic, to educate, enlighten, and inspire! Tons of GREAT eclipse information from eclipse expert Bryan Brewer!!

"Generation Eclipse" cartoons!

A great collection of educational, eclipse-related cartoons by leading eclipse chaser Jay Ryan!

Sun Moon Earth

A fascinating story of eclipses from Dr. Tyler Nordgren, taking us from historical accounts right through the present day. An amazing read!

Being in the Shadow

A remarkable set of first-time eclipse experiences, gathered by noted psychologist and eclipse chaser Dr. Kate Russo. The excitement is infectious, and the stories will plant the eclipse bug in your heart for sure!!

Total Solar Eclipse 2017

A great introduction to the 2017 eclipse, by veteran eclipse chaser, educator and entrepreneur Marc Nussbaum!

Eclipse Miracle

A wonderful book by Sand Sheff, with great scientific and spiritual content for all ages and backgrounds (with the [very] occasional Bible verse being quoted alongside academic references). The message is powerful, the story is great, the science is 100% accurate, and the author has done a masterful job of mixing the scientific facts with the wonderment and special nature of total eclipses. The book is educational, enlightening, and uplifting in a way that is difficult to explain to someone who sees only the mathematics of the event. HIGHLY recommended!

ECLIPSE! Journeys to the dark side of the Moon

Personal stories of eclipse travel are amazing and spellbinding! Noted teacher and author Frank Close treats us to another GREAT collection of these tales, intermingled with lots of eclipse science and history!

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