Books tagged: texas history

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Noel Francis Hollywood Actress From Texas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts
The last twenty years of actress/singer Noel Francis' life are very sketchy. Little is known about her death except that she died on October 30, 1959. The surname Stevenson was attached to the name Noel Francis at the end of her life. It is uncertain if she was married or had children or grandchildren. She was a moderately successful film actress just when movies were acquiring sound, i.e. 1930s.
Heart of a Warrior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
The Legend of Juan Miguel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Equal parts history, mystery, and romance, this Texas tale with a twist revisits the era when the West began and Texas was in a border conflict with Mexico. With disguises and bravado, Juan Miguel reclaims his fortune, good name, and lost love. Deprived of his birthright by ambitious Anglo ranchers, he is spurred on by a forbidden passion. This caballero reinvents himself and becomes a legend.
The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
In the mid-nineteenth century, the southwest was inhospitable to horses and mules. The Army needed a mount that could go without water for days, eat only the available vegetation, and carry heavy loads. There was only one animal that could meet their demands. The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West is the true story of that noble beast's journey from the Middle East to the United States.
Loyal Valley: Captives
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When civilian investigators stumble upon Number Seven’s schemes, Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his men must race across the state to save their lives and find out what they know. Meanwhile, a husband-hunting socialite runs away to Loyal Valley, only to discover that Texas is far more dangerous than she thinks. Who will keep his head and his life, and who will lose his freedom... or his heart?
Don't Speak Spanish! Just Three Words and Their Harmful Impact at Two Texas Middle Schools
Price: Free! Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
By the 2005-2006 school year, Jacobson Middle made an incredible transformation from one of the most violent inner-city schools to a relatively stable environment. In this personal narrative, I recount how the initial stabilization phase was achieved, and what contributed to its decline in 2010. Just three words hold the key to understanding the causes of student disengagement at Jacobson Middle.
A Willing Spirit, A Ghostly Romance
Price: Free! Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Tessa Bright risks more than her reputation when she hires handsome drifter Micah Fox to help out on her ranch. The half-breed cowboy draws attention not only from the townspeople, but from Tessa’s late husband, Will, who insists on remaining on the ranch as a ghost, trying to care for Tessa from beyond.
Dorp The Scottish Dragon - Book 6 - A Lone Star Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Sybrina Durant. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In this book, “Dorp The Scottish Dragon In A Lone Star Story,” the enemy is a pretty little rich girl named Britt McGuire. She is determined to steal Dorp’s prized bull, Long Horn Hank. Cringe and laugh along at all her attempts to do so. Dorp will use his infra-purple rays to save the day over and over again. He turns away tornados. He stops a speeding truck in it’s tracks. Read the book.
Lone Star Sons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,170. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Texas Ranger James Reade and his friend, Delaware Indian scout Toby Shaw search for justice and the answer to deadly mysteries in frontier Texas!
Loyal Valley: Bystanders
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Determined to lure Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his military intelligence team to their deaths, Number Seven’s operatives attack Clint's friends and neighbors, orchestrating an Apache ambush and besieging a widowed horse rancher. Clint’s choices set the stage for a cavalryman’s finest hour and a town’s hard lesson in courage, but the question remains whether anyone can be an innocent bystander.