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Stories of the Southwest

Mar 6, 2019, 14:51 PM by Public Relations

The Southwest is full of adventure, beautiful scenery, unique wild animals and lots of adventure. There are many stories that share a glimpse of all that Arizona and the Southwestern region have to offer. Several retail locations at our airport have books featuring the various tales of our beautiful state and region.


“Jump!” by Guy Porfirio


Looking for something to entertain your kids while you are on your flight? “Jump!” is a story about a cactus who goes on an adventure. This book is not only entertainment but also an opportunity for kiddos to learn how the jumping cactus got its name.

(Lucky Break, Terminal 4, Pre-Security, $16.95)


“Code Talker,” by Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila

Code Talker

The late Chester Nez shares stories from his life and history as a member of the fabled Navajo code talkers in World War II. As a Marine, Nez and members of his platoon used their native tongue to develop the only unbroken code in the war. This is the perfect book for history and war buffs.

(Indigenous, Terminal 4, Pre-Security, $17)


“100 Greatest Photographs to Ever Appear in Arizona Highways Magazine”

AZ Highways Photos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and this book features beautiful, jaw-dropping images of our state. Convince your loved ones to see all of the beauty that Arizona has to offer by sending them this book featuring some of the best sightseeing locations of the southwest.

(Mosaic, Terminal 4, Pre-Security, $43.43)


“The Prickly Pear Cookbook,” by Carolyn Neithammer and Photographed by Robin Stancliff

The Prickly Pear Cookbook

Did your guest love the flavors and cuisine of Arizona? You can purchase this book and create delicious dishes inspired by the prickly pear cactus. This cookbook features 56 recipes using the prickly pear cactus to create delicious meals such as barbecue shrimp with roasted corn and black bean relish.

(Indigenous, Terminal 4, Pre-Security, $16.95)