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 Short History of Lake Tahoe by Michael J. Makley
Lake Tahoe is one of the scenic wonders of the American West, a sapphire jewel that attracts millions of visitors each year. But the lake drew Native Americans to its summer shores for millennia, as well as more recent fortune hunters, scientists, and others.