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  • Season of the witch : enchantment, terror, and deliverance in the City of Love

    Season of the witch : enchantment, terror, and deliverance in the City of Love2013

    by David Talbot

    (5,050)

    Summary: "In a kaleidoscopic narrative ... bestselling author David Talbot tells the gripping story of San Francisco in the turbulent years between 1967 and 1982--and of the extraordinary men and women who...  more »

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    Call #: 979.4 TAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • San Francisco is burning [downloadable audiobook] / the untold story of the 1906 earthquake and fires

    San Francisco is burning / the untold story of the 1906 earthquake and fires2005

    by Dennis Smith

    (341)

    Summary: At 5:12 a.m. on the morning of April 18, 1906, San Francisco was struck by one of the worst earthquakes in history, instantly killing hundreds. The ensuing fires that ravaged the city for days were...  more »

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  • A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906

    A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 19062005

    by Simon Winchester

    (6,535)

    Summary: Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the extraordinary San Francisco Earthquake, exploring not only what happened in northern California in 1906...  more »

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    Call #: 979.4 WIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The wild girls [downloadable ebook]

    The wild girls2007

    by Pat Murphy

    (1,759)

    Summary: When thirteen-year-old Joan moves to California in 1972, she becomes friends with Sarah, who is timid at school but an imaginative leader when they play in the woods, and after winning a writing...  more »

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  • A crack in the edge of the world [downloadable audiobook] / America and the great California earthquake of 1906

    A crack in the edge of the world / America and the great California earthquake of 19062005

    by Simon Winchester

    (6,535)

    Summary: A crack in the edge of the world is the definitive account of the San Francisco earthquake and a fascinating exploration of a legendary event that changed the way we look at the planet on which we live.

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  • What was the San Francisco earthquake?

    What was the San Francisco earthquake?2016

    by Dorothy Hoobler

    Series: What Was--?

    (208)

    Summary: Experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake...  more »

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    Call #: J 909 WHA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A crack in the edge of the world [CD book]

    A crack in the edge of the world2005

    by Simon Winchester (read by Simon Winchester)

    (6,535)

    Summary: Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the extraordinary San Francisco Earthquake, exploring not only what happened in northern California in 1906...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK 979.4 WIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Pop's bridge

    Pop's bridge2006

    by Eve Bunting

    (346)

    Summary: Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

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    Call #: J P HISTORY BUNTING

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  • San Francisco story

    San Francisco story2011

    by John Escott

    (18)

    BOOK

    Call #: READER F ESCOTT

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  • Love at any cost [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Love at any cost / a novel2013

    by Julie Lessman

    (1,636)

    Summary: A spunky heiress without a fortune moves to vibrant San Francisco in 1902 and tries to forget about love until a handsome pauper looking to marry well captures her heart.

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  • I survived the San Francisco earthquake, 1906 [CD book]

    I survived the San Francisco earthquake, 19062016

    by Lauren Tarshis

    Series: I Survived Series

    Summary: Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco. Not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as it changes and grows with the new...  more »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F TARSHIS

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Julie [CD book] : an American girl

    Julie : an American girl2009

    by Megan McDonald

    Series: American Girl Julie Series

    Summary: After her parents divorce, fun-loving San Francisco girl Julie moves away from her best friend Ivy to start over again in a new house and school. But before long, she learns to create a few changes...  more »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F MCDONALD

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  • The Buddha in the attic

    The Buddha in the attic2011

    by Julie Otsuka

    (46,937)

    Summary: Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the prospect of wartime internment.

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    Call #: F OTSUKA

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Delia's shadow

    Delia's shadow2013

    by Jaime Lee Moyer

    Series: Delia's Shadow Series

    (1,482)

    Summary: "It is the dawn of a new century in San Francisco and Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman whose life appears ideal. But a dark secret colors her life, for Delia's most loyal companions are ghosts,...  more »

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    Call #: F MOYER

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Hattie ever after

    Hattie ever after2013

    by Kirby Larson

    Series: Hattie Series

    (3,752)

    Summary: In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

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    Call #: YA F LARSON

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Hattie ever after [CD book]

    Hattie ever after2013

    by Kirby Larson (read by Kirby Larson)

    Series: Hattie Series

    (3,752)

    Summary: In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

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    Call #: YA CD BOOK F LARSON

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

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  • The silver guitar : a Julie mystery

    The silver guitar : a Julie mystery2011

    by Kathryn Reiss

    Series: American Girl Mysteries Series

    (216)

    Summary: While trying to find a way for her elementary school to help fund the seabird rescue following an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, Julie investigates the theft of rare guitar. Includes a "Looking Back" essay about benefit concerts in the 1970s.
  • A brighter tomorrow : my journey with Julie

    A brighter tomorrow : my journey with Julie2014

    by Megan McDonald

    Series: American Girl Beforever Julie Series

    (76)

    Summary: What if you suddenly found yourself in Julie's world -- sunny San Francisco in the 1970s? Join her on this adventure where the two of you can challenge the boys to a basketball contest, or spend a...  more »
  • The Buddha in the attic [downloadable audiobook]

    The Buddha in the attic2011

    by Julie Otsuka

    (46,933)

    Summary: In six unforgettable, incantatory sections, the novel traces their new lives as "picture brides": the arduous voyage by boat, where the girls trade photos of their husbands and imagine uncertain...  more »

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  • The big break

    The big break2014

    by Megan McDonald

    Series: American Girl Beforever Julie Series - #1

    (182)

    Summary: It's 1974, and Julie Albright has just moved to a new neighborhood and started at a new school. So when she finds out the basketball team is "boys only," Julie is determined to fight for her right to...  more »

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JULIE

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights

    The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights2014

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (5,820)

    Summary: Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

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    Call #: 940.54 SHE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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