Super Cities! San Francisco

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Sometimes the coolest places are right outside your front door. Learning about San Francisco’s interesting and unique culture has never been so super fun! Did you know that San Francisco was one of the most popular places to secure a fortune during the Gold Rush? Or that you can still visit Alcatraz, the country’s most secure Federal prison, to this day? From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, to the Mexican-American War, Super Cities!: San Francisco covers it all, and is sure to engage any reader with fun facts about the history, culture, and people who make this city great. Stroll along Pier 39, explore Chinatown, and try delicious chocolate at Ghirardelli Square, all right here. Take a peek inside to learn more about the impressive, unusual, super history of San Francisco!
ISBN: 9781467198523
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Children's Books
State: California
Series: Super Cities
Images: 150
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 8 (h)
Buckley is the author of more than 200 nonfiction books for kids, including 14 titles in the New York Times-bestselling Who Was…? biography series. He has written for Scholastic, DK Publishing, National Geographic Kids, Discovery Books, and many others. He is also the author of nine books in the Show Me History! graphic nonfiction series. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, and is a frequent visitor to Seattle and San Francisco.
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