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Biddy Mason Speaks Up PREORDER

Building on the brilliance of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, the newest installment in the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to another real-life champion for civil rights: Bridget “Biddy” Mason, an African American philanthropist, healer, and midwife who was born into slavery. When Biddy arrived in California, where slavery was technically illegal, she was […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-403-2
Price: $18.00

Bird Songs Don’t Lie: Writings from the Rez PREORDER

In this deeply moving collection of short stories and essays, Gordon Lee Johnson (Cupeño/Cahuilla) cements his voice not only as a wry commentator on American Indian reservation life but also as a master of fiction writing. In Johnson’s stories, all of which are set on the fictional San Ignacio reservation in Southern California, we meet […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-397-4
Price: $25.00

The California Field Atlas Note Card Set: Large Mammals PREORDER

Now available from Heyday! These lovely note cards beautifully reproduce the watercolor illustrations of mammals and birds of prey that Obi Kaufmann created for his best-selling book, The California Field Atlas. Thix box contains twelve white envelopes and twelve blank cards; three each of four designs: Coyote Mountain Lion Wild Boar Wild Horses

Note cards, ISBN: 978-1-59714-457-5
Price: $20.00

The California Field Atlas Note Card Set: Raptors PREORDER

Now available from Heyday! These lovely note cards beautifully reproduce the watercolor illustrations of mammals and birds of prey that Obi Kaufmann created for his best-selling book, The California Field Atlas. Thix box contains twelve white envelopes and twelve blank cards; three each of four designs: Bald Eagle Burrowing Owl Peregrine Falcon Red-Tailed Hawk

Note cards, ISBN: 978-1-59714-458-2
Price: $20.00

Coyote at the Big Time: A California Indian 123 PREORDER

The follow-up to Heyday’s best-selling A Is for Acorn takes young readers to a Native California Big Time, with Coyote as their guide. Counting from one clapperstick up to ten stars twinkling above the gathering, Coyote explores indigenous cultural traditions, including songs, dances, hand games, art—and, of course, delicious food. Lyn Risling’s beautiful illustrations depict […]

Board book, ISBN: 978-1-59714-430-8
Price: $9.99

Is That a Skunk? PREORDER

A skunk has taken up residence in the backyard! In this charming picture book, Lucas and his family adjust to their urban wildlife neighbor, and along the way they learn all about these surprisingly amiable animals: their favorite things to eat, their preferred places to stay, their friends and enemies, and even how to get […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-399-8
Price: $16.00

It’s Nice to Be a Mountain Lion PREORDER

It’s nice to be a mountain lion lounging in a tree; going for a little prowl with lots to learn and see! This board book introduces babies and toddlers to a very adorable animal. Playful, rhyming text takes us through a day in the life of a cougar, supplemented by fun facts for parents to […]

Board book, ISBN: 978-1-59714-429-2
Price: $8.99

Just Another Nigger: My Life in the Black Panther Party PREORDER

Just Another Nigger is Don Cox’s revelatory, even incendiary account of his years in the Black Panther Party. He participated in many peaceful Bay Area civil rights protests but hungered for more militant action. His book tells the story of his work as the party’s field marshal in charge of gunrunning to planning armed attacks—tales […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-459-9
Price: $28.00

The Last Stand: The War Between Wall Street and Main Street over California’s Ancient Redwoods PREORDER

This “gripping and informative” (Publishers Weekly) account of financier Charles Hurwitz’s takeover of the Pacific Lumber Company (PL) in remote Northern California is as much a story about the struggle for the soul of capitalism as it is about the fight to save the ancient redwoods on the company’s lands. For generations the family-owned PL […]

Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-59714-441-4
Price: $20.00

The Once and Future Forest: California’s Iconic Redwoods PREORDER

In commemoration of Save the Redwoods League’s 100th anniversary, Heyday is proud to present a book that showcases both the grandeur of the redwood ecosystems that sustain California and the deep love they have engendered in scientists, writers, artists, and the general public. At the heart of this celebration are five new essays by Gary […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-444-5
Price: $100.00

Our National Disgrace: Homelessness in the City of Angels PREORDER

Homelessness in Los Angeles has burst its traditional borders. These days, downtown’s Skid Row is only the ugly epicenter of a staggering problem that radiates outward for more than one hundred miles. Homelessness has spread to gloomy underpasses and dark side streets, to parks, libraries, and subway platforms, so that there are now more than […]

Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-59714-465-0
Price: $7.99

Quirky Berkeley, Volume 3 PREORDER

Following the success of Quirky Berkeley, “arbiter of the eccentric” (The New York Times) Tom Dalzell returns to take readers on a tour of even more artwork that peppers the proudly idiosyncratic Northern California city. Stroll along iconic Telegraph Avenue for views of painted-metal portrait sculptures of figures ranging from Rasputin to Mario Savio—even Heyday’s […]

Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-59714-431-5
Price: $16.00

Rebel Lawyer: Wayne Collins and the Defense of Japanese American Rights PREORDER

Winner of the 2017 California Historical Society Book Award! Fred Korematsu, Iva Toguri (alias Tokyo Rose), Japanese Peruvians, and five thousand Americans who renounced their citizenship under duress: Rebel Lawyer tells the story of the key cases pertaining to the World War II incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry and the trial attorney who defended […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-436-0
Price: $20.00

Unlikely Ally: How the Military Fights Climate Change and Protects the Environment PREORDER

In a curious incongruity, the planet’s dominant fighting machine, the US military, has taken on a largely unrecognized yet crucial role in preserving California’s cultural and ecological treasures. Recruits learn to spot murder holes and fire assault rifles amid one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world, and researchers look to the desert’s […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-406-3
Price: $28.00