Art & Literature

GIS & Mapping


Base Camp

Explore the California Channel Islands Recommended Reading and Viewing


Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Swiss Family Robinson by

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson

Two Years Before the Mast by Henry Richard Dana

Zorro #2 by Johnston McCulley

Rainbow Bridge by Audrey Wood


California’s Channel Islands by Marsha Daily

The Chumash by Robert O. Gibson

The Gabrielino by Brice W. Miller

The Rock Art of the North American Indians by Campbell Grant

Shipwrecks, Smugglers and Maritime Mysteries by Wheeler/ Kallman

December’s Child by Thomas Blackburn

California Chumash Indians by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Pygmy (Dwarf) Mammoths of the Channel Islands of California by Larry D. Agenbroad

Handbook of the Indians of California by Alfred Kroeber

The Natural World of the California Indians by Heizer/Elsasser

The Way We Lived by Malcolm Margolin

American Indian Astrology – Prophecies from the Chumash by John Anderson

The Chumash People materials for teachers and students by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History


Island of the Blue dolphins

Treasure Island

Swiss Family Robinson

Cast Away

Two Year Before the Mast


20,000 League Under the Sea