Move through the giant state of Texas city-by-city! Starting off in Brownsville (where citrus is grown), and moving through Gonzales, Houston, Piney Woods, El Paso, San Antonio, Austin, and plenty of other towns, the bright illustrations complement the short poems that tell readers something unique about each place. The back of the book goes through the locations again, this time with new star-pointed facts. 48 pages, paperback. Ages 9-12.
Take a tour of the Lone Star State.
From King Ranch to the Alamo on through the capital city of Austin, explore historical sites, learn about the people who helped Texas develop, and discover the natural beauty of this dynamic state.
Revised and re-illustrated, OUR TEXAS (originally TUMBLEWEED TOM ON THE TEXAS TRAIL) takes readers on a tour of the cities and wilderness of this larger-than-life state.
Jackie Mims Hopkins is a librarian and native Texan who makes her home in Houston. She is the author of GOLDIE SOCKS AND THE THREE LIBEARIANS, THE GOLDMINER'S DAUGHTER: A MELODRAMATIC FAIRY TALE, and THE SHELF ELF.
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