Classic fables with a delightful California twist
California History for Kids includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and Web resources for further study.
California Rocks: A guide to Geologic Sites in the Golden State
by Katherine J. Baylor
With lively prose and beautiful photographs, California Rocks! explores sixty-five geologic sites at parks and other publicly accessible places.
Describes the desert habitat of Death Valley and the plants and animals that live there.
A comprehensive guide through Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, and then some!
40 pages of entertaining and educational facts about California.
Simple poems in Spanish and English, one for each letter of the Spanish alphabet, describe the wonder of the vegetable and fruit farms.
A classic alphabet book with a California twist
A lively tour of award-winning author Pam Munoz Ryan’s home state, celebrating California’s wonders
An ordinary train ride becomes and extraordinary trip to the great ancient forests
State Shapes: California by Erik Bruun, Rick Peterson
Packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment.
Striking It Rich: The Story of the California Gold Rush
by Stephen Krensky
The story of the gold rush is told with verve, excitement. and wry wit in this chapter book in the Ready-to-Read series
Architecture Reference History of California Missions.
In this book, just for kids, you will find out what really happened during the gold rush.
The Mystery on the California Mission Trail
by Carole Marsh
Join four real kids as they travel along California’s fascinating and historic Old Mission Trail!