San Francisco for Kids

Hide and Seek San Francisco Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492684213
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Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - September 1st, 2019

The City by the Bay comes to life in the ultimate hide and seek adventure for kids and readers of all ages

City by the Bay: A Magical Journey Around San Francisco Cover Image
By Tricia Brown, Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780811820127
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 1st, 1998

The Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Union Square, Chinatown—these are just a sampling of the San Francisco landmarks featured in this magical journey around the fabled city by the bay. Each famous location is brought vividly to life by fanciful collage illustrations that sparkle with the same color and action found in the city itself.

Ballpark Mysteries #7: The San Francisco Splash Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780307977793
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2013

Time for a seventh-inning stretch! The San Francisco Splash is book #7 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Good Night San Francisco (Good Night Our World) Cover Image
By Adam Gamble, Santiago Cohen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780977797950
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Published: Good Night Books - October 1st, 2006

Good Night San Francisco highlights the San Francisco Bay, sea lions, Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Lombard Street, Stow Lake, Conservatory of Flowers, Cliff House, sandy beaches, Aquarium, Exploratorium, historic ships, fishing boats, Palace of Fine Arts, The Thinker statue, and more. What could be more exciting for young readers than touring the fascinating city of San Francisco?

123 San Francisco (Cool Counting Books) Cover Image
By Puck
ISBN: 9780979621383
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Published: duopress - September 1st, 2009

Kids will count to 10 with some of San Francisco's most beloved symbols—the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, fortune cookies, Dungeness crabs, and the sea lions on Pier 39—in this board book featuring contemporary illustrations, dazzling colors, and bold, clear design.

Maybelle the Cable Car Cover Image
ISBN: 9780395840030
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 1997

By recounting actual events in San Francisco's effort to keep the city's cable cars running, this classic story illustrates how the voice of the people can be heard in the true spirit of democracy.

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
Winner of the Newbery Medal
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

This is San Francisco: A Children's Classic (This is . . .) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780789309624
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Published: Universe - May 30th, 2003

Let the rumbling cable car tell you the story! And what a story: From the crookedest street in the world to the Peking ducks in Chinatown, San Francisco is easily one of the world's most enchanting cities.

Boats on the Bay Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944903336
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Published: Cameron Kids - September 18th, 2018

A KidLitTV recommended book!

A large-format picture book about a bunch of boats found on a busy bay, buoyed by simple, spare, and lyrical text. Inspired by the San Francisco Bay but with universal appeal, the book features a spectacular double-spread gatefold finale showing a boat parade and fireworks glowing against a city backdrop.

Golden Gate Park, an A to Z Adventure Cover Image
By Marta Lindsey, Michael Wertz (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781513263014
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Published: West Margin Press - May 5th, 2020

Explore California's most visited city park in this A-to-Z adventure

When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and del Martin Built a Community Cover Image
ISBN: 9781433827365
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Published: Magination Press - June 5th, 2017

When You Look Out the Window tells the story of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. Describing the view from Phyllis and Del's window, this book shows how one couple's activism transformed their community -- and had ripple effects throughout the world.

Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611720174
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Published: Heian International - October 21st, 2014

"A light-hearted approach to the problem of beached whales, Humphrey's story allows librarians to give a happy 'yes' to that often-asked question, 'Is this a true story?'"--School Library Journal

"What happens to Humphrey makes a fascinating and delightful story for young and old alike."