Golden Gate: Libros Juveniles sobre San Francisco

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ABCDrive!
Howland, Naomi

A car trip takes one boy and his mother past many familiar City sights.

jPS HOWL
Barrio: José’s neighborhood
Ancona, George

Eight-year-old José explores the cultural life of his Mission District neighborhood. Also available in Spanish.

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The cable car and the dragon
Caen, Herb; illustrated by Byfield, Barbara Ninde

The late, great San Francisco columnist’s only book for children brings together San Francisco favorites – fog, a cable car, and the Chinese New Year parade.

jPS CAEN
The City by the Bay: a magical journey around San Francisco
Brown, Tricia and the Junior League of San Francisco; illustrated by Kleven, Elisa

Tour San Francisco’s varied neighborhoods and famous landmarks via colorfully whimsical collage art. Also available in Japanese.

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Celebrating Hanukkah
Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane

The daughter of a local rabbi, 11-year-old Leora describes how and why her family observes this Jewish holiday.

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Dancers in the garden
Ryder, Joanne; illustrated by Lopez, Judith

Imagine yourself as a hummingbird at the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park.

jPS RYDE
Earthquake
Lee, Milly; illustrated by Choi, Yangsook

The 1906 earthquake and fire force a Chinese American girl and her family to temporarily move from Chinatown to Golden Gate Park.

jPS Lee
Goodnight San Francisco
Gamble, Adam; illustrated by Cohen, Santiago

For the youngest listeners, the City is presented throughout a day of sightseeing.

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Hannah is my name
Yang, Belle

Based on her own childhood, the author tells about coming to San Francisco from Taiwan and anxiously awaiting the green cards that would make it legal for her parents to work.

jPS YANG
He's got the whole world in his hands
Nelson, Kadir

The well-known spiritual is set visually in San Francisco.

jPS NELS
Humphrey, the lost whale: a true story
Tokuda, Wendy and Hall, Richard; illustrated by Wakiyama, Hanako

Citizens unite to attempt rescue of the humpback whale that swims into San Francisco Bay by mistake. Also available in Japanese. .

jPS TOKU
Journey around San Francisco from A to Z
Zschock, Martha Day

Brief alliterative sentences introduce this diverse city, while further details of sights and history are provided in accompanying text and detailed watercolor paintings.

j979.461 ZSCH
Lakas and Makibaka Hotel
Robles, Anthony D.; illustrated by Angel, Carl; translated by de Jess, Eloisa D.

A Filipino boy helps organize a protest against the demolition of a hotel in his neighborhood. Bilingual English-Tagalog. Also: Lakas and the Manilatown Fish.

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Maybelle the cable car
Burton, Virginia Lee

San Francisco successfully fights to save its beloved cable car in this reissue of a classic picture story. Also available in Japanese.

jPS BURT
Meet my grandmother: she’s a United States Senator
McElroy, Lisa Tucker

Former mayor and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein lives a busy life according to her enthusiastic 6-year-old granddaughter.

jPS FEIN
Nate the great, San Francisco dectective
Sharmat, Majorie Weinman and Sharmat, Mitchell; illustrated by Weston, Martha

The famed boy detective and his dog solve yet another case, the first away from home.

jPS SHAR
Nim and the war effort
Lee, Milly; illustrated by Choi, Yangsook

A young girl works hard to win her school’s newspaper drive and to show the class bully that she is an American too. Set in Chinatown during World War II. Also: Landed.

jPS LEE
Our community garden
Pollack, Barbara

A young girl and her friends participate in their San Francisco neighborhood garden and reap the rewards of a successful vegetable harvest.

jPS POLL
Pop's bridge
Bunting, Eve; illustrated by Payne, C.F.

Robert’s pride shines through as he describes his father’s work as a “skywalker” building the Golden Gate Bridge.

jPS BUNT
Saint Francis
Wildsmith, Brian

Elegantly illustrated life story of the patron saint of animals and the environment, after whom the city is named.

jPS WILD
San Francisco's famous sea lions
Shehata, Kat; illustrated by McElwee, Jo

Learn about a colony’s relocation to Pier 39 from Seal Rock following the 1989 earthquake.

jPS SHEH
Stella & Roy
Wolff, Ashley

Who will win the bike race around Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake, the speedy Stella or her slow-but-steady younger brother?

jPS WOLF
Xochitl and the flowers
Argueta, Jorge; illustrated by Angel, Carl

A girl from El Salvador tells the inspiring story of her family’s backyard flower business in the Mission. Bilingual Spanish-English.

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