A girl from El Salvador tells the inspiring story of her family’s backyard flower business in the Mission. Bilingual.
Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
Dominic the dragon befriends a boy named Bo as well as the other eleven animals of the Chinese lunar calendar and helps them enter the annual village boat race.
For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all kinds of fishes, happy faces, and love.
Close-up photographs and rhymed text encourage readers to experience tiny creatures that share their world.
Retells, in tall-tale fashion, how Levi Strauss went to California during the Gold Rush, saw the need for a sturdier kind of trouser, and invented jeans.
A wingless bird is granted his wish for a pair of golden wings.
Artist Frida Kahlo finds her own voice and style when her famous husband, Diego Rivera, is commissioned to paint a mural in San Francisco, California, in the 1930s and she finds herself exploring the city on her own.
Focuses on the mathematical skill of division, using different kinds of animal groups like bales (turtles), smacks (jellyfish), and mobs (wallabies)
Amanda and her alligator have lots of fun playing together and surprising each other, but when Amanda's grandfather buys her a panda, Alligator must learn to make new friends.
A young Chinese girl and her parents emigrate to the United States and try their best to assimilate into their San Francisco neighborhood while anxiously awaiting the arrival of their green cards.
Describes the role of Westley Wallace Law in the civil rights movement in Savannah, Georgia.
Recommended by SFUSD Teacher Librarians, Summer 2013