Alaska Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Book Description

Whether you’re a born-and-raised Alaskan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Alaska Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as B. B. Mackenzie takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Last Frontier State.
Catch a glimpse of the ghost ship Clara Nevada, lost in a storm in 1898 while carrying a cargo of gold from the Klondike.

Watch a baseball game on the longest day of the year in Fairbanks.

 Witness the Running of the Reindeer down 4th Avenue in Anchorage—held annually in March.


About Mackenzie, B. B.

B. B. Mackenzie is the pseudonym for the author of ten Alaska books for children and adults.  An Alaskan for over thirty years, she lived in several villages in southwestern Alaska before moving to Fairbanks and then Anchorage. She blogs at and retreats to a riverside cabin whenever she gets a chance.