California is the thirty-first state, and the third-largest state after Alaska and Texas. Our state tree, the sequoia or redwood tree, is the tallest type of tree in the world! Every year lots of popular events are hosted in our state, including the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day, the San Francisco International Film Festival in April, the local Gilroy Garlic Festival in July, and the California State Fair in August.
Have you ever wondered why California’s nickname is “The Golden State”? Find out with the It’s My State! eBook collection. These books are a great source of information for school state reports. You can learn many interesting facts about all 50 states, including the state tree, flower, animal, and more. Discover the geography, history, peoples and culture, government, and economy of each state in the United States. Learn what makes each state unique.