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Rebecca Caprara, The Magic of Melwick Orchard

The Magic of Melwick Orchard By Rebecca Caprara Cover Image
ISBN: 9781512466874
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - September 1st, 2018

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to have acres of land to explore.

Jason Salas, The Sugar Skull Ghost Thief

Jason Salas is a humorist, cartoonist, writer, and public speaker. He is the creator of "Perk at Work," a comic strip about Perk, a cafe worker, and his interactions with the characters around him. It's these same characters that inhabit Jason's longer works, such as his short stories, novellas, and novels.

The Sugar Skull Ghost Thief By Jason Salas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780989448932
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Published: Perk at Work - May 11th, 2017

Perk is just your normal, everyday average guy. He could do with a little adventure in his life. Yet, all he wants is some down time and a vacation. However, fate and the universe have other plans for him.On a whim, Perk heads to the mystical town of Old Mesilla, NM to pick up a VW Microbus for his roommate.

Jennifer Coleman and Wade Dillon, The Texas Nutcracker

The Texas Nutcracker By Jennifer Coleman, Wade Dillon (Artist) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455623310
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - August 30th, 2018

In this Texas-themed retelling of the classic Nutcracker story, historical details blend with fiction and magic warps reality at Fort Davis.

Cynthia Leonor Garza, Lucia the Luchadora and the Million Masks

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Lucia the Luchadora and the Million Masks By Cynthia Leonor Garza, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781576878941
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Published: POW! Kids Books - October 2nd, 2018

Lucía's little sister Gemma wants to be a luchadora like her big sister, but she is more bumble and splat than pizzazz and seems to find trouble wherever she goes. When Gemma makes a ginormous hole in Lucía's special silver mask, Lucía is incredulous and exasperated at how her little sister seems to get away with everything.

Neela Vaswani, This is My Eye

This Is My Eye: A New York Story By Neela Vaswani, Neela Vaswani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Neela Vaswani, Neela Vaswani (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763676162
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Published: Candlewick - August 14th, 2018

It’s not what you look at, it’s what you see! Take a journey through New York City as it might be seen by a child through a camera lens.

Edward Alderette, An Alzheimer's Journey

Edward Alderette retired from private practice as a psychotherapist after thirty-one years. Prior to this work, he served for six years as a graduate school professor within two university systems (Tulane University Medical School and the Warden School of Social Service at Our Lady of the Lake).

An Alzheimer's Journey: Carolyn's Return to Birth By Edward Alderette Cover Image
ISBN: 9780999798904
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Published: Edward Alderette - May 28th, 2018

Edward and Carolyn Alderette were married for forty-seven years by the time that Carolyn died of Alzheimer's disease in 2015.

Ken Roberts, The Cedar Choppers: Life on the Edge of Nothing

Ken Roberts is retired from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where he held the Cullen Chair of Economics. His teaching and research focused on the effects of economic change on rural people, first in Mexico and then in China. He and his family have lived on a ranch outside Liberty Hill, Texas, for more than forty years.

About The Cedar Choppers: Life on the Edge of Nothing:  

R. L. Toalson, The Colors of the Rain

The Colors of the Rain By R. L. Toalson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781499807172
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Published: Yellow Jacket - September 18th, 2018

This historical middle grade novel written in free verse, set against the backdrop of the desegregation battles that took place in Houston, Texas, in 1972, is about a young boy and his family dealing with loss and the revelation of dark family secrets.

Ten-year-old Paulie Sanders hates his name because it also belonged to his daddy-his daddy who killed a fellow white man and then cra

Sue Presnall Dyke, Banking on Cattle: Texas Settlers Growing with the West

Sue Presnall Dyke was born in Alice, Texas, grew up in Corpus Christi, and graduated from the University of Texas.  As the wife of a petroleum engineer, she lived in Texas, West Virginia. Louisiana, and Benghazi, Libya.  After the death of her husband, Dyke directed the Women's Shelter in Corpus Christi and later the Women's Shelter in Kerrville.  She has served on the staff of Mo Ranch and Schreiner University.

Banking on Cattle: Texas Settlers Growing with the West By Sue Presnall Dyke Cover Image
ISBN: 9781504396738
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Published: Balboa Press - August 6th, 2018

This story examines the rich historical context of the nineteenth century in the state of Texas when the Presnall family, Louisiana cotton farmers, ponders the pros and cons of migrating to Texas. The story cannot be told without appreciating the familys Christian faith and its impact on the many difficult decisions they had to make during these years.


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