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The Lone Star State

titles about Texas and Texans



Young Adult
Down Garrapata Road - Anne Estevis
Playing In Traffic - Gail Giles
Shattering Glass - Gail Giles

Juvenile Fiction
Zeb! The Cow's On the Roof Again and Other Tales of Early Texas Dwellings - Scott Arbuckle
Hank the Cowdog series - John R. Erickson
The Great Texas Scare: A Story of the Runaway Scrape - Martha Tannery Jones
Terror From the Gulf: A Hurricane in Galveston - Martha Tannery Jones
Molasses Cookies - Janet Kaderli
Texas Rose - Rita Kerr
I Remember the Alamo - D. Anne Love
When the Corn Grows Tall in Texas: A Story of the Texas Revolution - Archie McDonald
Ima and the Great Texas Ostrich Race - Margaret McManis
Stolen By the Sea - Anna Myers
Devil Storm - Theresa Nelson
The Adventures of Archie Featherspoon - Cathy Stefanec Ogren
Crazy Loco: Stories - David Rice
Secrets In the Sky - Melinda Rice
Holes - Louis Sachar
The Jumping Tree - Rene Saldaña, Jr.
The Confederate Fiddle - Jeanne Williams

Picture Books
The Armadillo From Amarillo - Lynne Cherry
The Cotton Candy Catastrophe at the Texas State Fair - Dotti Enderle
Bubba the Cowboy Prince: A Fractured Texas Tale - Helen Ketteman
Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman - Reeve Lindbergh
When Grandpa Had Fangs - Jean Richardson
I'm Going to Texas - Mary Dodson Wade
Make New Friends - Rosemary Wells

Nonfiction
Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight to Save the Bays - Molly Bang
Dinosaur Hunt: Texas, 115 Million Years Ago - Karen Carr
I Know an Old Texan Who Swallowed a Fly - Donna D. Cooner
L Is for Lone Star - Carol Crane
Family Pictures - Carmen Lomas Garza
In My Family - Carmen Lomas Garza
The Littlest Longhorn: The Saga of Bevo - Sheila Henderson
Migrant Worker: A Boy from the Rio Grande Valley - Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith
Los Vaqueros: Our First Cowboys - Sammye Munson
Inside the Alamo - Jim Murphy
Is This Forever or What? Poems & Paintings From Texas - Naomi Shihab Nye
Easter Fires - Mary Dodson Wade

Biography
Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America - Kathi Appelt
Buddy: The Story of Buddy Holly - Anne Bustard
Benito and the White Dove: A Story of Jose Antonio Navarro - Marj Akers Gurasich
Barbara Jordan: Getting Things Done - James Mendelsohn
North To the Rio Grande: Lorenzo de Zavala, First Vice-President of the Republic of Texas - Fay Venable

titles last updated July 1, 2006





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