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New book list - April 6, 2020 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Mar 30 2020

Texas Animal Health Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 AN54 2020
Received: 4/3/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Teacher Retirement System of Texas : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 T22 2020
Received: 4/3/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 P919 2020
Received: 4/3/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Mar 23 2020

Gaston goes to Texas / written and illustrated by James Rice.
Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 1978.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 3/23/2020
Alligators--Juvenile fiction.
Cowboys--Juvenile fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Alligators--Fiction.
Cowboys--Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.

LBJ's Texas White House : "our heart's home" / Hal K. Rothman.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2001.
976.464 R745L 2001
Received: 3/23/2020
Ranch life--Texas--Texas Hill Country.
Presidents--United States--Biography.

Sutherland Springs : God, guns, and hope in a Texas town / Joe Holley.
New York : Hachette Books, 2020.
364.152 H724S 2020
Received: 3/23/2020
Texas Church Shooting, Sutherland Springs, Tex., 2017.

Wooden ships from Texas : a World War I saga / Richard W. Bricker.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 1998.
940.4 B762W 1998
Received: 3/23/2020
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American.
Ships, Wooden--Texas--History--20th century.

Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history / S.C. Gwynne.
New York : Scribner, Ã2010.
978.004 G995EM 2010
Received: 3/23/2020
Comanche Indians--Kings and rulers--Biography.
Comanche Indians--Wars.
Comanche Indians--History.
Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.) .block 978.004 G995EM 2010

The trillion dollar revolution : how the Affordable Care Act transformed politics, law, and health care in America / edited by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Abbe R. Gluck.
New York : Public Affairs, 2020.
368.382 EM11T 2020
Received: 3/23/2020
Health insurance--Law and legislation--United States.
Health care reform--United States.

Texas big rich : exploits, eccentricities, and fabulous fortunes won and lost / Sandy Sheehy.
New York, NY : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1992, Ã1990.
923.3 S541T 1990
Received: 3/23/2020
Wealth--Texas.
Millionaires--Texas--Biography.

Week of Monday, Mar 09 2020

Round up : a Texas number book / written by Carol Crane and illustrated by Alan Stacy.
Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, Ã2003.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 3/12/2020
Counting--Juvenile literature.
Counting.
Multiplication.
Addition.

All afire to fight : the untold tale of the Civil War's Ninth Texas Cavalry / Martha L. Crabb.
New York : Post Road Press, 2000.
973.7464 C84AL 2000
Received: 3/12/2020

Jeff Davis's own : cavalry, comanches, and the battle for the Texas frontier / James R. Arnold.
New York : Wiley, Ã2000.
357.183 AR64J 2000
Received: 3/12/2020
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875.
Indians of North America--Wars--Texas.
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875.

An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas / Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel.
White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., Ã2005.
639.58 W692UN 2005
Received: 3/12/2020
Shrimpers (Persons)--United States--Biography.
Chemical plants--Waste disposal--Environmental aspects--Texas--Seadrift.
Environmental protection--Texas--Seadrift--Citizen participation.
Environmentalism--Texas--Seadrift.
Environmental protection--Texas--Seadrift--Citizen participation.

Exiled : the last days of Sam Houston / Ron Rozelle.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
976.4 R817EX 2017
Received: 3/12/2020
Governors--Texas--Biography.

Indians of the Rio Grande delta : their role in the history of southern Texas, and northeastern Mexico / by Martin Salinas.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1990.
976.4 SA33IN 1990
Received: 3/12/2020
Indians of North America--Texas--Antiquities.
Indians of North America--Texas--History.
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities.
Indians of Mexico--History.
Indians of North America--Texas--Antiquities.
Indians of North America--Texas--History.
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities.
Indians of Mexico--History.

Hold Up the Sky And Other Native American Tales from Texas.
Margaret K McElderry 2010.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 3/12/2020

The Texas Red River country : the official surveys of the headwaters, 1876 / edited by T. Lindsay Baker with ornithological notes by Kenneth D. Seyffert ; foreword by Dan L. Flores.
College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, 1998.
508.764 B177T 1998
Received: 3/12/2020

Born to serve : a history of Texas Southern University / Merline Pitre.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
378.764 P685B 2018
Received: 3/12/2020
African Americans--Education (Higher)--Texas--History.

More than petticoats. Remarkable New Mexico women / Beverly West.
Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, Ã2001.
920.72 W52M 2001
Received: 3/12/2020
Women--New Mexico--Biography.
Women--New Mexico--History.

African American art : Harlem Renaissance, civil rights era, and beyond / Richard J. Powell and Virginia M. Mecklenburg ; with contributions by Maricia Battle.
Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2012.
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 3/10/2020
African American art--20th century--Exhibitions.
Art--Washington (D.C.)--Exhibitions.

Saving the best of Texas : a partnership approach to conservation / Richard C. Bartlett ; photographs by Leroy Williamson.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
333.7 B284S 1995
Received: 3/10/2020
Nature conservation--Texas.
Environmental protection--Texas.
Natural history--Texas.

Lone Star literature : from the Red River to the Rio Grande / edited by Don Graham.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., Ã2006.
810.9 G76L 2003
Received: 3/10/2020
American literature--Texas.

Women pioneers in Texas medicine / Elizabeth Silverthorne & Geneva Fulgham.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã1997.
610.9764 SI39W 1997
Received: 3/10/2020
Women in medicine--Texas--History.

Week of Monday, Mar 02 2020

Lone Star leaders : power and personality in the Texas congressional delegation / James W. Riddlesperger, Jr., Anthony Champagne.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, 2011.
328.73 R431L 2011
Received: 3/5/2020
Legislators--Texas--Biography.
Politicians--Texas--Biography.

Wonder / Nicholas R. Bell ; with an introduction by lawrence Weschler.
Washington, DC : Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum ; London : in association with D Giles Limited, [2015]
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 3/5/2020
Site-specific installations (Art)--Washington (D.C.)--Exhibitions.
Marvelous, The, in art--Exhibitions.

Collective creative actions : Project Row Houses at 25 / Ryan N. Dennis, editor ; with contributions by Sandra Jackson-Dumont [and four others].
Houston, TX : Project Row Houses, [2018]
307.3416 D424C 2018
Received: 3/5/2020
Community development, Urban--Texas--Houston.
Community arts projects--Texas--Houston.
Artists and community--Texas--Houston.
Public art--Texas--Houston.
Urban renewal--Citizen participation.
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs.

Kings of Texas : the 150-year saga of an American ranching empire / Don Graham.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, Ã2003.
976.4 G76K 2003
Received: 3/5/2020
Ranch life--Texas.
Ranch life--Texas.

Texas women : frontier to future / by Ann Fears Crawford and Crystal Sasse Ragsdale.
Austin, Tex. : State House Press, 1998.
305.4 C856T 1998
Received: 3/5/2020
Women--Texas--Biography.

Texas Ranger : the epic life of Frank Hamer, the man who killed Bonnie and Clyde / John Boessenecker.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016.
363.2092 B633T 2016
Received: 3/5/2020
Police--Texas--Biography.
Law enforcement--Texas--History.

Stories from Texas : some of them are true / by W. F. Strong.
Fort Worth, Texas : Berkeley Place Books, [2018]
976.4 ST89S 2018
Received: 3/5/2020
Folklore--Texas.

The great book of Texas : the crazy history of Texas with amazing random facts & trivia / Bill O'Neil.
[United States] : LAK Publishing, [2018]
976.4 ON2G 2018
Received: 3/4/2020

The daisy chain : how borrowed billions sank a Texas S & L / James O'Shea.
New York : Pocket Books, Ã1991.
332.3 OS4D 1991
Received: 3/4/2020
Savings and loan associations--Corrupt practices--Texas.
Savings and loan associations--Deregulation--Texas.

Mary McCleary : a survey.
Houston, Texas : Art League Houston, [2011?]
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 3/4/2020

When the corn grows tall in Texas : a story of the Texas Revolution / by Archie McDonald ; illustrated by Joe Peacock.
Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, Ã1991.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 3/4/2020

Week of Monday, Feb 17 2020

A Black women's history of the United States / Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]
305.48 B459B 2020
Received: 2/20/2020
African American women--History.

In this land of plenty : Mickey Leland and Africa in American politics / Benjamin Talton.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2019]
328.73 T149L 2019
Received: 2/20/2020
African American politicians--20th century--Biography.
Humanitarian assistance, American--Africa--History--20th century.

Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman / Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis.
New York : Orchard Books, 2002.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 2/18/2020
African American women air pilots--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature.
African American women air pilots--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--Juvenile literature.
African Americans--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Women--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots.
African Americans--Biography.
Women--Biography.

Fly high! : the story of Bessie Coleman / by Louise Borden and Mary Kay Kroeger ; illustrated by Teresa Flavin.
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2001]
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 2/18/2020
African American women air pilots--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots.
African Americans--Biography.
Women--Biography.

El Norte : the epic and forgotten story of Hispanic North America / Carrie Gibson.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2019.
327.7308 G357N 2019
Received: 2/18/2020
Spaniards--North America--History.
Hispanic Americans--History.
Hispanic Americans--History.

Black software : the internet and racial justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter / Charlton D. McIlwain.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press [2020]
302.23089 M188B 2020
Received: 2/18/2020
African Americans--Communication.
African Americans and mass media.
African Americans--Politics and government--21st century.
Internet--Political aspects--United States.
Social justice--United States.
Racism--United States.

Robert Potter : founder of the Texas navy / by Ernest G. Fischer ; foreword by Stephen L. Walter.
Gretna [La.] : Pelican Pub. Co., 1976.
976.4 F522R 1976
Received: 2/18/2020

Romance and tragedy of Texas History / Sam Houston Dixon.
Houston : Texas Historical Publication Co., 1924. .block 976.4 D646R 1924
976.4 D646R 1924
Received: 2/18/2020

Week of Monday, Feb 10 2020

The men who made Texas free; the signers of the Texas Declaration of independence--sketches of their lives and patriotic services to the republic and state, with a facsimile of the Declaration of independence, by Sam Houston Dixon.
Houston, Tex., Texas historical Pub. Co. [Ã1924]
920.07 D646 1924
Received: 2/13/2020

Austin unlimited : the people, place, passion and prospects.
Austin, TX : CityInk Company, 2019.
976.431 W334AU 2019
Received: 2/13/2020

Texas political coloring book.
Corpus Christi, Tex. : RWB Publications, Ã1963.
976.4 B764T 1963
Received: 2/10/2020
American wit and humor, Pictorial--Texas.

Week of Monday, Feb 03 2020

Women and the franchise / by Josephine Schain, executive secretary, Association of Neighborhood Workers, New York City.
Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1918.
324.3 SCH14
Received: 2/6/2020
Women--Suffrage.
Women--Suffrage--United States.