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Margaret R. Mauze, William the What-if Wonder

William, The What-If Wonder On His First Day of School: William is Worried! Cover Image
By Carol Wulff, Clare Willett (Illustrator), Margaret R. Mauze (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9780692065686
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Published: It's a Wonder Publishing, LLC - April 6th, 2018

It's the first day of school and William is sure it will be a disaster. What if the bus passes by his street? What if he can't find his desk? What if he gets lost? These pestering what-if thoughts make him feel nervous and scared. But, wait What if the day turns out to be amazing? Discover what William learns that turns his day around

Hector Pacheco, Canary Islanders of San Antonio

Hector R. Pacheco is a tenth-generation Tejano who has lived in San Antonio, Texas, all his life. He is also a retired lieutenant colonel, having served for more than twenty-nine years in both active and reserve United States Army and in two campaigns: Vietnam and Desert Storm. Mr.

Canary Islanders of San Antonio Cover Image
By Hector Pacheco (Editor)
ISBN: 9781467138215
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Published: History Press - August 6th, 2018

Acting on a decree from the king of Spain, the first Canary Islanders arrived in San Antonio in 1731, just thirteen years after the city's founding. In the intervening centuries, the descendants of those sixteen families became inextricably intertwined with the story of their chosen home.

Sara Mitchell, Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home For All

Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home for All Cover Image
By Sara Mitchell, H2 Alaska (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781632961976
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Published: Lucid Books - July 2nd, 2018

"Let's make pretzels today," says Baker John.
"You bread my mind " jokes Baker Jane.

John rolls out pie crust, cold and buttery. Jane folds blueberries into muffins. They bake pretzels and cinnamon rolls, too. The floured air floats out of the kitchen.

Soon, the front door swings open on the rasping hinge. Neighbors are ready for breakfast and coffee at Love Love Bakery.

Ana Juan, celebrated illustrator from Spain

Join us for a sit and sign with Ana Juan as we enjoy her presence with us at Pearl while she is here to help launch the Ole' events at Pearl for the citywide Summer of Spain, part of our 300 years of San Antonio celebrations.

Ana Juan has been celebrated for her art work on more than twenty covers of the New Yorker and numerous novels for children.

Frida (Spanish Editiion) Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Ana Juan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439331180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - February 1st, 2002

This long-awaited companion to Jonah Winter's acclaimed DIEGO feature the paintings of young Spanish artist, Ana Juan. This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for art enthusiasts of all ages.

Cuando su madre la deja a cargo de sus cinco hermanas, su padre la enseña a utilizar los pinceles y a colorear.

Elena's Serenade Cover Image
By Campbell Geeslin, Ana Juan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689849084
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2004

Who ever heard of a girl glassblower?
In Mexico, where the sun is called el sol and the moon is called la luna, a little girl called Elena wants to blow into a long pipe...and make bottles appear, like magic.
But girls can't be glassblowers. Or can they?
Join Elena on her fantastic journey to Monterrey -- home of the great glassblowers!

For You Are a Kenyan Child Cover Image
By Kelly Cunnane, Ana Juan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689861949
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2006

Introduce young readers to the life of a Kenyan child in this sweetly imagined, whimsically illustrated picture book.

Imagine you live in a small Kenyan village, where the sun rises over tall trees filled with doves. You wake to the sound of a rooster’s crow, instead of an alarm clock. Your afternoon snack is a tasty bug plucked from the sky, instead of an apple.

Paul Hamilton, If I Were a Wizard

In a quiet corner of a distant forest, a young mouse dares to dream of what might be. While her fellow classmates aspire to become football players, architects and doctors, Hazel begins an adventure of a lifetime. With the power of magic, Hazel journeys through her day, helping friends and family, solving problems and making the world a better place.

If I Were A Wizard Cover Image
ISBN: 9780646978963
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Published: Paul Hamilton - November 24th, 2017


Michael Cirlos, Humans of San Antonio

Humans of San Antonio Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595347930
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Published: Maverick Books - June 26th, 2018

Along with the movement Humans of New York, a project to share the stories of New Yorkers, Humans of San Antonio is part of the Global Humans Project, a network of major cities around the world dedicated to capturing a glimpse into the lives of everyday citizens.

Mary Virginia McCormick Pittman, Four Legged Heroes

Four Legged Heroes: The Mama Magina Books Cover Image
ISBN: 9781543460360
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Xlibris - November 20th, 2017

Is it animal magic? Or the unique DNA of the wolf? This book presents three incredible stories that will transport you into a world of canine courage, endurance, bravery, and fortitude, which can be called nothing less than miraculous.

E.R. Bills, Texas Far & Wide

E.R. Bills is a freelance writer and journalist who received a degree in journalism from Texas State University.

Texas Far and Wide: The Tornado with Eyes, Gettysburg's Last Casualty, the Celestial Skipping Stone and Other Tales Cover Image
ISBN: 9781540227089
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Published: History Press Library Editions - October 16th, 2017

The sheer volume of remarkable Texan exploits creates a dizzying tally for the proudest of its citizens. So it happens that inexplicable marvels slip past an entire state of storytellers and world-famous legends live as anonymous neighbors. Ever hear the story about the escaped ape in the Big Thicket? Or the "Interplanetary Capital of the Universe" that sat on the Gulf Coast?


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