Category Ebook Lists

Libros para niños: New bilingual titles for children

Looking for ebooks that can help children read English and Spanish? ¡Te podemos ayudar! Reading Arizona’s Children’s Works collection now has even more bilingual ebooks thanks to new titles added from Cinco Puntos Press. These ebooks join other bilingual ebooks from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press and a growing collection of children’s ebooks. Reading Arizona is building […]

Tucson Turns 240

Tucson entered the Arizona Territory in 1854 as part of the Gadsden Purchase, but the city’s rich multicultural past stretches long before its U.S. affiliation. Tucson’s official founding dates back to 1775 – one year before the American Revolution – when the Spanish founded Presidio San Augustin del Tucson. Spanish missionaries had been in the […]

The Copper State Officially Honors its Namesake

On July 3 copper joined the ranks of Arizona’s state symbols as the official state metal. Copper won the honor after a fourth grade civics class proposed the idea to state Senator Steve Smith. Freeport-McMoran donated a copper specimen from Morenci to the Arizona Capitol Museum for display in the State Symbols exhibit. (See the […]

Meet Marshall Trimble at the Arizona Capitol Museum

State Historian Marshall Trimble will be at the Arizona Capitol Museum on Tuesday, June 2 to debut his new book, Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen: Gunslingers, Bandits, Heroes, and Peacekeepers. Visitors can meet the always entertaining Trimble and have their book signed by the author. Learn more about the event on the State Library website. Reading […]

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Spend Earth Day with Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey was a naturalist and novelist whose works display his passionate and radical love for the American West and its environment. His novels and essays encourage preserving the natural landscape and preventing over-development, no matter the cost. Friend and bioregional aural historian Jack Loeffler asserted Abbey’s “greatest contribution was his meld of environmentalism and anarchism […]

Play Ball! Baseball Ebooks

The best season in Arizona is baseball season. Cactus League Spring Training begins today, signaling the welcome arrival of warm weather, delicious hot dogs, and great games. Can’t make it to a game? Get into the swing of things with these free ebooks (unlimited checkout time and no library card required!) available to anyone inside […]

New Titles from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Reading Arizona is excited to announce the addition of ten titles from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press! These fascinating ebooks capture the environment and history of the Sonoran Desert, allowing readers to explore the landscape from their devices. We are especially excited about the children’s books, featuring lovely illustrations and building our children’s collection on […]