SERRA American Founding Father. Learn about Blessed Junipero Serra with this colorful graphic presentation of his life, his Franciscan vocation, and the many missions he founded in California after which many cities--such as San Francisco, San Diego, and Santa Clara--are named. From Junipero's youth in Mallorca, his education and travels to the New World, many adventures accompanied his quest to follow God's call, presented here in a fresh and engaging way. Both children and adults will enjoy this book. Paperback.