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New book list - March 30, 2020 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Mar 09 2020

Round up : a Texas number book / written by Carol Crane and illustrated by Alan Stacy.
Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, Ã2003.
Received: 3/12/2020
Counting--Juvenile literature.

All afire to fight : the untold tale of the Civil War's Ninth Texas Cavalry / Martha L. Crabb.
New York : Post Road Press, 2000.
973.7464 C84AL 2000
Received: 3/12/2020

Jeff Davis's own : cavalry, comanches, and the battle for the Texas frontier / James R. Arnold.
New York : Wiley, Ã2000.
357.183 AR64J 2000
Received: 3/12/2020
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875.
Indians of North America--Wars--Texas.
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875.

An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas / Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel.
White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., Ã2005.
639.58 W692UN 2005
Received: 3/12/2020
Shrimpers (Persons)--United States--Biography.
Chemical plants--Waste disposal--Environmental aspects--Texas--Seadrift.
Environmental protection--Texas--Seadrift--Citizen participation.
Environmental protection--Texas--Seadrift--Citizen participation.

Exiled : the last days of Sam Houston / Ron Rozelle.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
976.4 R817EX 2017
Received: 3/12/2020

Indians of the Rio Grande delta : their role in the history of southern Texas, and northeastern Mexico / by Martin Salinas.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1990.
976.4 SA33IN 1990
Received: 3/12/2020
Indians of North America--Texas--Antiquities.
Indians of North America--Texas--History.
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities.
Indians of Mexico--History.
Indians of North America--Texas--Antiquities.
Indians of North America--Texas--History.
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities.
Indians of Mexico--History.

Hold Up the Sky And Other Native American Tales from Texas.
Margaret K McElderry 2010.
Received: 3/12/2020

The Texas Red River country : the official surveys of the headwaters, 1876 / edited by T. Lindsay Baker with ornithological notes by Kenneth D. Seyffert ; foreword by Dan L. Flores.
College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, 1998.
508.764 B177T 1998
Received: 3/12/2020

Born to serve : a history of Texas Southern University / Merline Pitre.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
378.764 P685B 2018
Received: 3/12/2020
African Americans--Education (Higher)--Texas--History.

More than petticoats. Remarkable New Mexico women / Beverly West.
Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, Ã2001.
920.72 W52M 2001
Received: 3/12/2020
Women--New Mexico--Biography.
Women--New Mexico--History.

African American art : Harlem Renaissance, civil rights era, and beyond / Richard J. Powell and Virginia M. Mecklenburg ; with contributions by Maricia Battle.
Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2012.
Received: 3/10/2020
African American art--20th century--Exhibitions.
Art--Washington (D.C.)--Exhibitions.

Saving the best of Texas : a partnership approach to conservation / Richard C. Bartlett ; photographs by Leroy Williamson.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
333.7 B284S 1995
Received: 3/10/2020
Nature conservation--Texas.
Environmental protection--Texas.
Natural history--Texas.

Lone Star literature : from the Red River to the Rio Grande / edited by Don Graham.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., Ã2006.
810.9 G76L 2003
Received: 3/10/2020
American literature--Texas.

Women pioneers in Texas medicine / Elizabeth Silverthorne & Geneva Fulgham.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã1997.
610.9764 SI39W 1997
Received: 3/10/2020
Women in medicine--Texas--History.

Week of Monday, Mar 02 2020

Lone Star leaders : power and personality in the Texas congressional delegation / James W. Riddlesperger, Jr., Anthony Champagne.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, 2011.
328.73 R431L 2011
Received: 3/5/2020

Wonder / Nicholas R. Bell ; with an introduction by lawrence Weschler.
Washington, DC : Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum ; London : in association with D Giles Limited, [2015]
Received: 3/5/2020
Site-specific installations (Art)--Washington (D.C.)--Exhibitions.
Marvelous, The, in art--Exhibitions.

Collective creative actions : Project Row Houses at 25 / Ryan N. Dennis, editor ; with contributions by Sandra Jackson-Dumont [and four others].
Houston, TX : Project Row Houses, [2018]
307.3416 D424C 2018
Received: 3/5/2020
Community development, Urban--Texas--Houston.
Community arts projects--Texas--Houston.
Artists and community--Texas--Houston.
Public art--Texas--Houston.
Urban renewal--Citizen participation.
African Americans--Texas--Houston--Social life and customs.

Kings of Texas : the 150-year saga of an American ranching empire / Don Graham.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, Ã2003.
976.4 G76K 2003
Received: 3/5/2020
Ranch life--Texas.
Ranch life--Texas.

Texas women : frontier to future / by Ann Fears Crawford and Crystal Sasse Ragsdale.
Austin, Tex. : State House Press, 1998.
305.4 C856T 1998
Received: 3/5/2020

Texas Ranger : the epic life of Frank Hamer, the man who killed Bonnie and Clyde / John Boessenecker.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016.
363.2092 B633T 2016
Received: 3/5/2020
Law enforcement--Texas--History.

Stories from Texas : some of them are true / by W. F. Strong.
Fort Worth, Texas : Berkeley Place Books, [2018]
976.4 ST89S 2018
Received: 3/5/2020

The great book of Texas : the crazy history of Texas with amazing random facts & trivia / Bill O'Neil.
[United States] : LAK Publishing, [2018]
976.4 ON2G 2018
Received: 3/4/2020

The daisy chain : how borrowed billions sank a Texas S & L / James O'Shea.
New York : Pocket Books, Ã1991.
332.3 OS4D 1991
Received: 3/4/2020
Savings and loan associations--Corrupt practices--Texas.
Savings and loan associations--Deregulation--Texas.

Mary McCleary : a survey.
Houston, Texas : Art League Houston, [2011?]
Received: 3/4/2020

When the corn grows tall in Texas : a story of the Texas Revolution / by Archie McDonald ; illustrated by Joe Peacock.
Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, Ã1991.
Received: 3/4/2020

Week of Monday, Feb 17 2020

A Black women's history of the United States / Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]
305.48 B459B 2020
Received: 2/20/2020
African American women--History.

In this land of plenty : Mickey Leland and Africa in American politics / Benjamin Talton.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2019]
328.73 T149L 2019
Received: 2/20/2020
African American politicians--20th century--Biography.
Humanitarian assistance, American--Africa--History--20th century.

Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman / Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis.
New York : Orchard Books, 2002.
Received: 2/18/2020
African American women air pilots--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature.
African American women air pilots--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--Juvenile literature.
African Americans--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Women--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots.
African Americans--Biography.

Fly high! : the story of Bessie Coleman / by Louise Borden and Mary Kay Kroeger ; illustrated by Teresa Flavin.
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2001]
Received: 2/18/2020
African American women air pilots--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Air pilots.
African Americans--Biography.

El Norte : the epic and forgotten story of Hispanic North America / Carrie Gibson.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2019.
327.7308 G357N 2019
Received: 2/18/2020
Spaniards--North America--History.
Hispanic Americans--History.
Hispanic Americans--History.

Black software : the internet and racial justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter / Charlton D. McIlwain.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press [2020]
302.23089 M188B 2020
Received: 2/18/2020
African Americans--Communication.
African Americans and mass media.
African Americans--Politics and government--21st century.
Internet--Political aspects--United States.
Social justice--United States.
Racism--United States.

Robert Potter : founder of the Texas navy / by Ernest G. Fischer ; foreword by Stephen L. Walter.
Gretna [La.] : Pelican Pub. Co., 1976.
976.4 F522R 1976
Received: 2/18/2020

Romance and tragedy of Texas History / Sam Houston Dixon.
Houston : Texas Historical Publication Co., 1924. .block 976.4 D646R 1924
976.4 D646R 1924
Received: 2/18/2020

Week of Monday, Feb 10 2020

The men who made Texas free; the signers of the Texas Declaration of independence--sketches of their lives and patriotic services to the republic and state, with a facsimile of the Declaration of independence, by Sam Houston Dixon.
Houston, Tex., Texas historical Pub. Co. [Ã1924]
920.07 D646 1924
Received: 2/13/2020

Austin unlimited : the people, place, passion and prospects.
Austin, TX : CityInk Company, 2019.
976.431 W334AU 2019
Received: 2/13/2020

Texas political coloring book.
Corpus Christi, Tex. : RWB Publications, Ã1963.
976.4 B764T 1963
Received: 2/10/2020
American wit and humor, Pictorial--Texas.

Week of Monday, Feb 03 2020

Women and the franchise / by Josephine Schain, executive secretary, Association of Neighborhood Workers, New York City.
Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1918.
324.3 SCH14
Received: 2/6/2020
Women--Suffrage--United States.

Agent of change : Adela Sloss-Vento, Mexican American civil rights activist and Texas feminist / Cynthia Orozco.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2020.
323.092 OR6AG 2020
Received: 2/5/2020
Women political activists--Texas--Biography.
Mexican American women authors--Biography.
Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.
Women civil rights workers--Texas--Biography.

Fault lines : portraits of East Austin / photographs by John Langmore ; foreword by Michael King ; essays by Wilhelmina Delco and Johnny Limâon.
San Antonio : Maverick Books/Trinity University Press, 2019.
976.431 L267F 2019
Received: 2/4/2020

The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us / Paul Tough.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
378.198 T643Y 2019
Received: 2/4/2020
Universities and colleges--Admission--Social aspects.
Educational equalization.
College student orientation.
College students--Social conditions.
College students--Attitudes.

Forgotten dead : mob violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928 / William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
305.868 C235F 2013
Received: 2/4/2020
Mexican Americans--Violence against--History--19th century.
Mexican Americans--Violence against--History--20th century.
Mobs--United States--History--19th century.
Mobs--United States--History--20th century.
Lynching--United States--History--19th century.
Lynching--United States--History--20th century.

Ogallala : water for a dry land / John Opie, Char Miller, and Kenna Lang Archer.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
333.913 OP3OG 2018
Received: 2/4/2020
Irrigation water--High Plains (U.S.)--History.
Irrigation--High Plains (U.S.)--History.
Agriculture--High Plains (U.S.)--History.
Agricultural ecology--High Plains (U.S.)--History.

Instant winner / Carrie Fountain.
New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
Received: 2/4/2020

With the river on our face / Emmy Pâerez.
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2016.
Received: 2/4/2020
American poetry--21st century.

The tyranny of metrics / Jerry Z. Muller.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
658.4013 M914T 2018
Received: 2/4/2020
Organizational effectiveness--Measurement.
Performance standards.

The price we pay : what broke American health care--and how to fix it / Marty Makary, MD.
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
338.4 M289P 2019
Received: 2/4/2020
Medical care, Cost of--United States.
Medical economics--United States.

Reading law : the interpretation of legal texts / Antonin Scalia & Bryan A. Garner.
St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, [2012]
342.73 SCA45R 2012
Received: 2/3/2020
Law--Interpretation and construction.
Judicial process--United States.
Statutes--United States.

Unfreedom of the press / Mark R. Levin.
New York : Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019.
070.4 L579UN 2019
Received: 2/3/2020
Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History.
Freedom of the press--United States--History.
Press and politics--United States--History.
Journalism--Objectivity--United States--History.

Licensed to lie : exposing corruption in the Department of Justice / Sidney Powell.
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2018]
320.973 P871L 2014
Received: 2/3/2020
Political corruption--United States.

Rediscovering Americanism : and the tyranny of progressivism / Mark R. Levin.
New York : Threshold Editions, [2017]
320.520973 L579R 2017
Received: 2/3/2020
Progressivism (United States politics) .block 320.520973 L579R 2017

Tools and weapons : the promise and the peril of the digital age / Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne.
New York : Penguin Press, 2019.
303.483 SM52T 2019
Received: 2/3/2020
Computer science--Social aspects.
Cyberspace--Social aspects.
Digital electronics--Moral and ethical aspects.
Computer crimes.

Fight of the century : writers reflect on 100 years of landmark ACLU cases / edited by Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman.
New York : Avid Reader Press, 2020.
323.06073 C342F 2020
Received: 2/3/2020
Civil rights--United States--Cases.

A rock between two rivers : fracturing a Texas family ranch / Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III.
San Antonio, Texas : Trinity University Press, 2018.
551.48 F584R 2018
Received: 2/3/2020
Stream measurements--Texas--Dimmit County.
Groundwater--Texas--Dimmit County.

The impoverishment of the American college student / James V. Koch.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2019]
371.2 K811IM 2019
Received: 2/3/2020
Student loans--United States.
Debt--United States.

No visible bruises : what we don't know about domestic violence can kill us / Rachel Louise Snyder.
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2019.
362.82 SN92N 2019
Received: 2/3/2020
Family violence--United States.
Victims of family violence--United States.

Week of Monday, Jan 27 2020

Major issues of the 86th Legislature / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2019]
L1801.9 ST94 86-5
Received: 1/29/2020
Bills, Legislative--Texas.