From mountains, forests, and deserts to the bustling cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, there's a lot to see and do in California. This state lies in the West. California introduces the state's history, geography, climate, economy, people, and places. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.