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Author: Barbara A Somervill
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, ©2009.
Series: America the beautiful., Third series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the state of Texas.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Somervill, Barbara A.
Texas.
New York : Children's Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)762135376
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Somervill
ISBN: 053118580X 9780531185803 0531229181 9780531229187
OCLC Number: 131062539
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: How to use this book --
Land: From mile-high mountains to sandy shores, dry-as-a-bone desert to soggy swamps, Texas from the basic to the bizarre --
First Texan: From the first time humans set foot on Texas land, Native peoples hunted, fished --
Explorers and settlements: First came the Spanish, but foreign settlers in Texas also include the French and --
Growth and change: From an independent country to joining the United States to seceding during the Civil its share of changes --
More modern times: Texans have had their share of good and bad, from the Great Depression to the Dust B --
People: Texas chili, Mariachi bands, and Friday night football are only some of the things t smiling --
Government: Learn all about Texas lawmakers and the strange laws the state has on its books --
Economy: Three products built Texas into an economic empire: Cotton, cattle, and oil, yet today centers on aerospace and electronics --
Travel guide: Listen to the whoop of an endangered species, the rattle of some definitely dangerous of an unhappy bull at a rodeo; that's Texas --
Project room: Projects --
Timeline --
Glossary --
Fast facts --
Biographical dictionary --
Resources --
Index --
Author's tips and source notes.
Series Title: America the beautiful., Third series.
Responsibility: by Barbara A. Somervill.
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An overview of the state of Texas.

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