Most adventure heroes are male and white, but the biography, Brave Bessie is refreshingly different and gives young girls an exciting role model. Bessie grew up as a child in Waxahachie picking cotton but overcame many obstacles to become a pilot.
Ages 10 and above, photographs, glossary, index, 88 pages, 6 x 9, AR, TEKS
Lillian M. Fisher is an author, artist and poet with a great interest in the Southwest.
New From Hendrick-Long Publishing Company
by Silver Spur Award winner
Martha Tannery Jones
and Finley, born May 20, 2015!
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We specialize in books with a Texas historical focus for children and young adults. Our many years of experience in publishing enables us to know just what readers, bookstores, teachers and libraries want and need.
Sam Houston American Hero
by Ann Fears Crawford
The only man who served as governor of two states and president of an independent country, he also lived with the Indians as a youth, and in old age was vilified for wanting to keep Texas in the Union during the Civil War. Read more...
Meet our latest Texas Hero
Mr. Degner is a dedicated and captivating educator. Read more...
NEW BOOK! The De Leon Family of Texas
After seeing Texas, Martin De Leon was ready to leave his comfortable lifestyle in Mexico and head to the beautiful wilderness. This is the story of the family’s amazing accomplishments. Read more...
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Let's Remember Indians of Texas
Pictures tell the history of Texas' first inhabitants.
Publisher: Hendrick-Long Publishing Company
Recommend Age 6 and above
The San Antonio Missions: A Study of Their History & Development with Accompanying Activities
This classic book is designed as a guide for school tours but is also ideal for family trips. It is a concise but comprehensive historical guide that students, teachers and parents will learn from - and delight in. Read more...
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Frederic Remington's fame made him a favorite of the Western Army officers fighting the last Indian battles.
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