After living in Colorado to spend time with her grandchildren, Webster wrote a book entitled “Samuel and The Magic Tree.” The book tells the story of the adventures of a grandmother and her two little grandchildren during their daily walks.
Everyone who grew up in the Sunset District during the 1950s and 60s will have stories about their childhood adventures and the changes they have seen in their neighborhood and City. Not everyone writes them down. Kevin Carroll did.
The nonprofit Little Free Libraries (LFL) was born in 2009 when Todd Bol from Hudson, Wisconsin, built a one-room model schoolhouse and set it up in his front yard on a post. He filled it with books to honor his mother who was a teacher and book lover.
“The Ambassador of 38th Avenue” is a collection of life lessons I learned throughout my life, beginning in the Sunset District (38th & Vicente).
For Campbell, bliss was research, and he went at it tirelessly. For Kaufman, bliss was writing. Her contact with Campbell helped inspire her to launch a long, prolific and award-winning career as an author and playwright.
Cindy Tong, a Richmond District resident and native of the Sunset District, will publish her debut children’s book “The Mystery of the Missing Dump Truck” this month. The book features two Asian-American protagonists, based on her own sons.
Bruce McKay is a San Francisco native with deep roots. His family has lived here since coming from Scotland in 1829.
In his new book, “Torn Lilacs,” Richmond District resident Henry Michalski tells the horrific and yet remarkable story of his parents, who were among the millions of people “displaced” by WWII.
Martin Jacobs, who grew up in the Sunset District, wrote a new book titled “Kezar Stadium: 49ers Fans Remember,” which takes the reader on a journey back through memories of the stadium that housed the 49ers until 1971.
Sunset District resident and children’s book author Emma B. Smith released two new books over the summer, each offering a riveting story of a local animal celebrity. The animals she highlights are Claude, the albino alligator from the Academy of Sciences, and Odin, survivor and hero of the Tubbs Fire.
Sieu Sean Do, author and victim rights advocate, now calls the Richmond District home. But his path started with a childhood in rural Cambodia and led him on a life-or-death struggle through the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge.
Author Joseph Sutton, a retired Abraham Lincoln High School teacher, recently published his 14th book, “In The Time of My Life: Selected Writings.”
Written in first-person narratives that move between both male and female voices, Gelade’s stories center around issues that are timely and relevant: desire, divorce, nostalgia for the past, and consolation, with several of the stories interfacing with another story in the collection.
Longtime Richmond District resident Linda Lewin wrote a children’s story titled Flowers For Jenny. The story was illustrated by Sudesha Shrestha and is the sixth book written by Lewin.
Swim to the end of the pool became one of Wood’s mantras in courage. “What this meant to me was always try your hardest and complete your goals, while maintaining your dignity,”