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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: 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. This 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. This 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

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

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

What do national security and defense mean in the ecologically destabilizing age of climate change? In California, the US military has begun to redefine these concepts by taking on a largely unrecognized yet crucial role in renewable-energy innovation and in preserving cultural and natural treasures. Environmental stewardship is law on installations throughout the United States, […]

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