FEBRUARY 2020 SPECIALS

DON’T EVER CROSS THAT ROAD! An Armadillo Story

Hardcover: 9781891795084, Retail: $15.95 $11.15
Softcover: 9781891795237, Retail: $6.95 $4.85

Author: Conrad Storad
Publisher: Bobolink Media, Inc.
Pub Date: 03/15 

In this delightful book, a teacher armadillo tells his class about their prehistoric ancestor – a glyptodont that weighed nearly two tons. He describes what an armadillo eats for lunch and cautions them about the dangers of crossing the road.

 

 

 

ITCHY BROWN GIRL SEEKS EMPLOYMENT

ISBN: 9780981602059, Retail: $12.95 $8.95

Author: Ella De Castro Baron
Publisher: San Diego City Works Press
Pub Date: 08/09, Format: SC

Ella de Castro Baron, a young Filipina woman, battles an inherited illness, her Filipino culture, her parents’ faith, and her own questionable life choices in this memoir, which is written in resume format, this book asks the reader to decide whether or not Ella is someone worth investing in.

 

 

 

SAN DIEGO: CALIFORNIA’S CORNERSTONE 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781941384244, Retail: $19.95 $13.95

Author: Iris Engstrand
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications
Pub Date: 08/16, Format: SC

A comprehensive history from the time of the indigenous people. Chapters cover the Spanish, Mexican, Victorian, WWI and WWII eras and the postwar boom, up to Petco Park and the 2004 mayoral election. Includes a 25-page chronology of events, plus bibliography and index.

 

 

 

SAN DIEGO: Through The Lens of Aaron Chang 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780692997482, Retail: $39.00 $27.30

Author: Aaron Chang
Publisher: Aaron Chang
Publication date:  3/17, Format: Hardcover

Internationally acclaimed surf and ocean photographer, Aaron Chang travelled the world for Surfing magazine in search of the Endless Summer. After three decades of capturing waves, beach lifestyle and exotic landscapes around the world, Aaron wanted to show the natural beauty in his own backyard, San Diego, through his eyes. Aaron’s most recent book project, SAN DIEGO: Through the Lens of Aaron Chang captures the natural beauty of the San Diego beaches and its coastal communities. This 116 page book is a best seller at Aaron’s two San Diego based galleries, one downtown and the other in Solana Beach (AaronChang.com/galleries). From the stunning beauty of Torrey Pines to coastal charm of Encinitas and Solana Beach, Aaron’s interpretation of San Diego captures its special allure that attracts millions of visitors every year.

 

 

 

GEOLOGY and HISTORY OF SOUTHEASTERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY

ISBN: 9780916251789, Retail: $29.95 $20.95

Editor: David Bloom
Publisher: San Diego Association of Geologists (SDAG)
Pub Date: 11/06, Format: SC

This guidebook includes the San Diego Association Geologists’ 2005 and 2006 field trips. We begin our exploration in the Peninsular Ranges Batholith in southern San Diego County along historic Old Highway 80 and the San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railway.

 

 

 

STRANGERS IN A STOLEN LAND: INDIANS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY FROM PREHISTORY TO THE NEW DEAL

ISBN: 9780932653826, Retail: $16.95 $11.85

Author: Richard Carrico
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications
Pub Date: 08/08, Format: SC

The story of the Native Americans of San Diego County from 1850 through the 1930s is told from their prehistoric origins through the Spanish, Mexican, and American periods. The history includes the Kumeyaay (Ipai/Tipai), Luiseño, Cupeño, and Cahuilla who called this county home. This edition contains previously unpublished maps and illustrations.