The California Coast: A Literary Field Guide

Stretching from the Oregon border to the Baja peninsula, the California Coast ecoregion ecoregions are geographical areas that share similar natural features and cultural history is known for mild, Mediterranean like weather This book gathers stories, poems, and essays chosen because they feature the natural heritage of the region and because kids often are the protagonStretching from the Oregon border to the Baja peninsula, the California Coast ecoregion ecoregions are geographical areas that share similar natural features and cultural history is known for mild, Mediterranean like weather This book gathers stories, poems, and essays chosen because they feature the natural heritage of the region and because kids often are the protagonists A book in the acclaimed Stories from Where We Live series, The California Coast includes pieces both historical and contemporary and many contributions from ethnic groups Individual pieces tell of gold rush fortunes, Wells Fargo stagecoach whips, and surfers who brave the sharks in the Red Triangle They recall a Native American woman who survived for eighteen years alone on an island and the Pigeon Express that carried mail to the Channel Islands in the days before radio There are pieces about seals and sea otters, foxes amidst the dry chaparral, redwoods and the La Brea tar pits The book includes information about the region s habitats and a list of natural areas to visit Divided into four sections Adventures, Great Places, Reapers and Sowers, and Wild Lives this book is a wonderfully imaginative way to get to know the natural life of the California Coast.
The California Coast A Literary Field Guide Stretching from the Oregon border to the Baja peninsula the California Coast ecoregion ecoregions are geographical areas that share similar natural features and cultural history is known for mild Me

  • Title: The California Coast: A Literary Field Guide
  • Author: Sara St. Antoine
  • ISBN: 9781571316530
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The California Coast: A Literary Field Guide”

    1. When I purchased this book to add to my library of books on early California, I didn’t notice that it is a young adult primer. Still, I enjoyed the stories immensely. The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island that inspired Scott O’Dells Island of the Blue Dolphin was of special interest to me, along with a young girl’s plea to stop earth movers from chomping at the edge of her home in the Santa Monica Mountains where I often hike. These stories come from good writers looking back at their days [...]

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