Castle Waiting by Linda Medley
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.
Life of Pi
Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson
Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California by Daniel Martinez Hosang
Factories in the Field: a History of Migratory Farm Labor in California by Carey McWilliams
The Barbarian Nurseries by Hector Tobar
Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s by Francisco E. Balderrama and Raymond Rodriguez