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Dana Barney, Half Life

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ISBN: 9780996588829
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Published: Dana E Kroman-Barney - November 7th, 2017

The year is 2025 and retired investigative journalist, Peter Richards, spends his days doing freelance work for shady companies who need help cleaning up their public image. His mechanical heart has gone through a few upgrades and Peter is starting to feel less human. One day, while at his daughter's gymnastics class, Peter is convinced he recognizes a couple who recently went missing.

Pam Canington, I Went, I Saw, I Shared

Pam Canington is a Jacksonville, Florida native (go Jaguars!) married to a career Navy man (now retired).  After a 2004 military transfer to the Chicagoland area, they now call Illinois home.  They have two grown children deep in studies (a soon-to-be PhD and a soon-to-be Army officer).  Pam has been a legal secretary for almost 30 years and takes the Metra train from suburban Algonquin to downtown Chicago where h

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By Rachel Bishop (Editor), Charlotte Brockway (Editor), Morissa Schwartz (Editor)
ISBN: 9781544656083
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - May 12th, 2017

Hop on a bus, train, cruise ship, airplane, taxi, or even a cable car and travel to places hither and yon through the words of Pam Canington, as she takes you on her adventures in her exciting memoir I Went, I Saw, I Shared.

Max Knight, Palo Duro

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ISBN: 9781640278486
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Published: Page Publishing, Inc. - May 11th, 2017

Westward expansion following the civil war ushered in an era of increased conflict between the Southern Plains Indians and white settlers. Peace treaties offered temporary suspension of hostilities, but more often than not resulted in broken promises as the two cultures clashed over land.

Laura Hudgens, A Day at the BERns Family FARm

Laura Hudgens is dedicated to her job of 16 years as a Certified Paraprofessional at O'Bryant Primary Elementary School. She lives in Bellville, Texas with her husband, Michael. Her parents, Linda and Larry Hamby, live on the same property. Her daughter goes to school at Texas A&M and her son Jason lives in Austin, Texas. Her parents and children were the inspiration for this educational book.

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ISBN: 9781631779060
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Mascot Books - March 7th, 2017

With a cute family farm story, phonics, and colorful illustrations, this amazing book is great for any young reader. Come along with the Berns as they have a full day of excitement.

Pat Hammond, Name Them-They Fly Better: Pat Hammond's Theory of Aerodynamics

One artist’s life transforming the mundane to the magical.

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By Christopher Ornelas, Naomi Shihab Nye (Foreword by), Robert Hammond (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781595348197
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Published: Maverick Books - December 19th, 2017

Pat Hammond is not your ordinary artist. In fact, she doesn't even consider herself an artist. She takes everyday objects, such as spinning tops and jars of cicada shells, and infuses them with new meaning and hope. Through humor and personalization, she uses insignificant and unconventional objects to illuminate a "grand truth" about the world, and even about herself.

Patricia Williams, Rabbit, The Autobiography of Ms. Pat

They called her Rabbit.

Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) was born and raised in Atlanta at the height of the crack epidemic. One of five children, Pat watched as her mother struggled to get by on charity, cons, and petty crimes. At age seven, Pat was taught to roll drunks for money. At twelve, she was targeted for sex by a man eight years her senior. By thirteen, she was pregnant. By fifteen, Pat was a mother of two.

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ISBN: 9780062407306
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Dey Street Books - August 22nd, 2017

Finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature

Finalist for a 2018 Southern Book Prize for Biography and History

Amber Manning, Mighty Big and Super Great: Texas Is The "Lone Star State"!

Mighty Big and Super Great: Texas Is The
By Amber Manning, Kory Fluckiger (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780998770444
Availability: Special Order
Published: Bluebonnet Kids - November 2nd, 2017

Get ready to take an ENTERTAINING and EDUCATIONAL stroll through TEXAS HISTORY while learning some FUN TEXAS FACTS along the way!! 

A TWO PART book. The first part is a rhyming and witty story that touches on some of the history of Texas while also introducing the importance, meaning and symbols that are relevant in our state.


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