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The Botanical World of Lesley Goren: California Native Flowers No. 1

Heyday is pleased to add Lesley Gore’s gorgeous depictions of California native plants to our ever-growing note card collection. This set of blank-interior cards includes 3 each of the following 4 designs printed on fine white stock: California Silhouette with Poppies Poppies and Ground Pink Poppies and White Sage Ridgeline with Poppies

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145022 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Botanical World of Lesley Goren: California Native Flowers No. 2

Heyday is pleased to add Lesley Goren’s gorgeous depictions of California native plants to our ever-growing note card collection. This set of blank-interior cards includes 3 each of the following 4 designs printed on fine white stock: California Silhouette with Thistles Datura and Baby Blue Eyes Ridge Line with Thistles Thistle and Phacelia

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145039 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

California’s Wild Coast: Poetry, Prints, and History

A hardcover version is available under the title California’s Wild Edge; information here. This new volume captures the beauty of the California coast from Mendocino, Point Reyes, and the San Francisco Bay down through Carmel, Big Sur, Santa Barbara, and Santa Monica. Woodcut artist Tom Killion’s prints combine exquisite color with dynamic composition to portray the […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597145077 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Fylling’s Illustrated Guide to Nature in Your Neighborhood

In the same lighthearted yet scientifically accurate style of Fylling’s Illustrated Guide to Pacific Coast Tide Pools, this portable guidebook reveals the splendidly strange animals and plants just outside your door. Marni Fylling’s full-color illustrations make species identification a snap, and concise descriptions include fascinating (and sometimes grotesque) factoids about frequently encountered plants, insects, arachnids, […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144803 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era

In the 1940s and 50s, a jazz aficionado could find paradise in the nightclubs of San Francisco’s Fillmore District: Billie Holiday sang at the Champagne Supper Club; Chet Baker and Dexter Gordon jammed with the house band at Bop City; and T-Bone Walker rubbed shoulders with the locals at the bar of Texas Playhouse. The […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597144926 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Heirloom Fruits of America: Selections from the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection

Heirloom Fruits of America features 100 full-color illustrations selected from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection, an archive of 7,584 paintings, lithographs, and line drawings created from 1886 to 1942 by about sixty-five commissioned artists. These images served as de facto trademarks in the highly competitive and fraud-plagued American fruit industry in a […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145060 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Hellacious California: Tales of Rascality, Revelry, Dissipation, and Depravity, and the Birth of the Golden State

In 1855 an ex-miner lamented that nineteenth-century California “can and does furnish the best bad things,” including “purer liquors…finer tobacco, truer guns and pistols, larger dirks and bowie knives, and prettier courtezans [sic]” than anywhere else in America. Lured by boons of gold and other exploitable resources, California’s settler population mushroomed under Mexican and early […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144995 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

How to Teach Nature Journaling: Curiosity, Wonder, Attention

Expanding on the philosophy and methods of The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, John Muir Laws and Emilie Lygren have developed the first-ever comprehensive book devoted to helping educators use nature journaling as an inspiring teaching tool to engage young people with wild places. In their workshops Laws and Lygren are often asked […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144902 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Mark Twain’s Civil War: The Private History of a Campaign That Failed

From the Mark Twain Project comes a freshly informed look at Twain’s controversial Civil War story “The Private History of a Campaign That Failed.” Twenty years after Appomattox, Twain published a highly fictionalized account of his two-week stint in the Confederate Army. Ostensibly this told what he did (or, in his own words, why he […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597144780 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Native California Flash Cards: For Culture and Language Learning

This is a fun activity for California Native language learners of all ages. The front of each card in this set features an image that has cultural importance to a California tribal group. The back of each card contains a blank area where an instructor can use a dry-erase marker to write a related word […]

Laminated cards, ISBN: 9781597145015 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Naturalist’s Illustrated Guide to the Sierra Foothills and Central Valley

California’s San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys and the nearby Sierra Nevada Foothills are host to abundant, varied, and often surprising plants and wildlife. This fully illustrated guide pairs over seven hundred meticulous line drawings with descriptions of the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fishes, invertebrates, plants, and fungi that make the Central Valley and Foothill Regions […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144865 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Redress: The Inside Story of the Successful Campaign for Japanese American Reparations

This is the unlikely but true story of the Japanese American Citizens League’s fight for an official government apology and compensation for the imprisonment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Author John Tateishi, himself the leader of the JACL Redress Committee for many years, is first to admit that the task […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597144988 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

Ten years after the initial publication of the first-ever account of the struggle to develop and protect social justice in a bellwether state, the award-winning Wherever There’s a Fight is as relevant as ever for “navigating the slogan-riddled civil rights issues of the day” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). ACLU veterans Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144919 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore