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The Texians 4: Blood Moon
Series: The Texians. Pre-release—available February 28, 2019. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
With the Texas Rangers depleted, Comanche raiders have cut a bloody trail as far south as San Antonio. Now it’s up to Josh Sands and his rag-tag bunch to come to the aid of the republic. Along with the undermanned Rangers, they’re going to make a daring foray into the heart of Comanche territory—to stem the tide of terror and destruction—and give the Texians back their future.
Pinto The Chisholm Pony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Quimby & Sneet Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Pinto is a very determined little pony! Join Pinto as he searches for his owner on the Chisholm Trail. This is a delightful book about the courage, determination, and faith of this sweet little pony. This beautifully illustrated historic tale has been recognized as a finalist in the Children’s Choices Reading List for 2018 by the International Literacy Association & The Children’s Book Council.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
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.
The Last Pirate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A spirited heroine, a handsome sea captain, a roguish ghost, buried treasure, a killer hurricane -- and romance combine in this Texas-set historical romance.
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 & Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » Education & 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.