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

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Week of Monday, Nov 26 2018

Exploring the Brazos River : from beginning to end / by Jim Kimmel ; photographs by Jerry Touchstone Kimmel ; foreword by Andrew Sansom.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2011.
976.4
Received: 11/30/2018
Stream ecology--Texas--Brazos River Valley.
Stream ecology.
Travel.

Irving, Texas : from rails to wings, 1903-2003 / by Norma Stanton.
Virginia Beach, VA : Donning Co., Ã2003.
976.4531
Received: 11/30/2018
Business enterprises--Texas--Irving.
Business enterprises.
Economic history.

Hotel Galvez, Queen of the Gulf : a century of hospitality on the Texas Gulf Coast / Gary Cartwright ; new color photography by Carol M. Highsmith.
Galveston, Tex. : Mitchell Historic Properties, Ã2010.
647.9409764
Received: 11/30/2018
Hotels--Texas--Galveston--History.
Historic buildings--Texas--Galveston.
Historic buildings.
Hotels.

Interim report to the 86th Legislature / Senate Committee on State Affairs.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on State Affairs, [2018]
L1836.85 ST29A
Received: 11/30/2018
Pensions--Texas.
Emergency management--Texas.
Freedom of religion--Texas.

Interim report to the 86th Legislature / Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, [2018]
L1836.85 H349
Received: 11/30/2018
Child abuse--Texas.
Foster children--Services for--Texas.
Mental health services--Texas.
Medicaid--Texas.
Long-term care facilities--Law and legislation--Texas.

The liberty amendments : restoring the American republic / Mark R. Levin.
New York : Threshold Editions, 2013.
342.7303 L578L 2013
Received: 11/29/2018
Constitutional law--United States.
Law reform--United States.

The lifelong impact of 4-H : stories from Texas / edited by Toby L. Lepley and Martha E. Couch.
College Station : Published for Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service by Texas A & M University Press, [2015]
630.71 L557L 2015
Received: 11/29/2018
4-H clubs--Texas.
Agricultural extension work--Texas.

Stem cell therapy : a rising tide : how stem cells are disrupting medicine and transforming lives / Neil H. Riordan.
[Southlake, Texas] : Neil Riordan, [2017]
616.0277 R479S 2015
Received: 11/29/2018
Stem cells.
Stem cells--Therapeutic use.
Stem cells--Transplantation.
Stem cells.
Stem cells--Transplantation.

The legislative process in Texas / published by the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : The Council, [2018]
L1400.8 L524P 2018
Received: 11/29/2018
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Pre-Session Legislative Conference : November 27 - November 29, 2018.
[Austin, TX : The Council, 2018]
L1800.1 P926 2018
Received: 11/29/2018
Legislation--Texas--Congresses.

Texas celebrity cookbook / [compiled by] Russell M. Gardner, Chris Farkas.
Fort Worth, Tex. : Gardner-Farkas Press, Ã1984.
641.5 G176T 1984
Received: 11/29/2018
Cooking--Texas.
Cooking.

Report and recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8S
Received: 11/29/2018
Border security--Texas.

Report and recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security, [2018]
L1836.85 V641
Received: 11/29/2018
Border security--Texas.

Week of Monday, Nov 19 2018

Precedents of the Texas House of Representatives : volume II.
Austin, TX : Texas House of Representatives, : 2018.
L1801.8 P911 2018 V. 2
Received: 11/21/2018
Legislation--Texas.
Parliamentary practice--Texas.

Ike : stories of the storm / a commemorative publication of the Galveston County Daily News.
[Galveston, Tex.] : Galveston County Daily News, 2008.
976.4 G139I 2008
Received: 11/20/2018
Hurricane Ike, 2008--Pictorial works.
Hurricanes--Texas--Galveston--History--21st century--Pictorial works.
Hurricanes.

A century of forestry, 1914-2014 : Texas Forestry Association and Texas A & M Forest Service / Ronald F. Billings.
Virginia Beach, VA : The Donning Company Publishers, [2014]
634.909764 B496C 2014
Received: 11/20/2018
Forests and forestry--Texas--History.
Forests and forestry.
Forestry.
Forest management.
Insects.
Afforestation.
History.

Texas State Technical College : the vision, the leaders, the heart : 50 years of changing lives and building Texas, 1965-2015 / by Marlene S. McMichael.
Virginia Beach, VA : The Donning Company Publishers, 2015.
Z TS800.8 M228T 2015
Received: 11/20/2018
Technical education--Texas--History.
Technical education.

Houston blue : the story of the Houston Police Department / by Mitchel P. Roth and Tom Kennedy.
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, 2012.
363.209764 R742H 2012
Received: 11/20/2018
Police--Texas--Houston--History.
Police--Labor unions--Texas--Houston--History.
Police.
Police--Labor unions.

Week of Monday, Nov 12 2018

Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, interim report 2018 : a report to the 86th Legislature / Senator Donna Campbell, M.D., chair ; committee clerk, Brittany Sharkey.
Austin, TX : Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8J
Received: 11/16/2018
Aging--Social aspects--Texas.
Aging--Economic aspects--Texas.
Older people--Texas.

Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, interim report 2018 : a report to the 86th Legislature / Senator Donna Campbell, M.D., chair ; committee clerk, Brittany Sharkey.
Austin, TX : Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, [2018]
L1836.85 AG47
Received: 11/16/2018
Aging--Social aspects--Texas.
Aging--Economic aspects--Texas.
Older people--Texas.

Interim report : 2017 Hurricane Harvey response to the 86th Legislature / Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8S
Received: 11/16/2018
Hurricane protection--Texas.
Hurricanes--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Hurricane Harvey, 2017.

Interim report : 2017 Hurricane Harvey response to the 86th Legislature / Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs, [2018]
L1836.85 AG86R
Received: 11/16/2018
Hurricane protection--Texas.
Hurricanes--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Hurricane Harvey, 2017.

Managed migrations : growers, farmworkers, and border enforcement in the twentieth century / Cristina Salinas.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2018.
325 SA33M 2018
Received: 11/16/2018
Immigration enforcement--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Migrant agricultural laborers--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Agricultural laborers--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Agriculture--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.

Capitalism in America : a history / Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge.
New York City : Penguin Press, 2018.
330.973 G853C 2018
Received: 11/16/2018
Capitalism--United States--History.
Economic history.
Economic history.
Capitalism--United States--History.

Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 L229S 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 P731 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

State Office of Risk Management : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
s1500.8 R494 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

State Securities Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 SE26 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The embattled vote in America : from the founding to the present / Allan J. Lichtman.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
324.6 L617E 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Suffrage--United States--History.

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 W725 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Nov 05 2018

Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity : interim report.
[Austin, TX] : Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8S
Received: 11/5/2018
Cyberterrorism--Texas.
Computer security--Texas.
Computer crimes.

Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity : interim report.
[Austin, TX] : Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity, [2018]
L1836.85 C992
Received: 11/5/2018
Cyberterrorism--Texas.
Computer security--Texas.
Computer crimes.

Lower Colorado River Authority : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 L953 2018
Received: 11/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 AL17 2018
Received: 11/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs.--Texas.

Week of Monday, Oct 29 2018

Texas considers policy responses to opioid crisis.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2018]
L1801.9 ST94 85-9
Received: 10/29/2018
Opioid abuse--Texas.

Week of Monday, Oct 22 2018

U.S. immigration : a primer for state policy makers / National Conference of State Legislatures.
Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2018]
331.67 N213I 2018
Received: 10/23/2018
Emigration and immigration law--United States.
Foreign workers--United States.
Emigration and immigration--Economic aspects.
Emigration and immigration--Government policy.
Emigration and immigration law.
Emigration and immigration--Social aspects.
Foreign workers.

Week of Monday, Oct 15 2018

Beili Liu : mining the material.
[San Francisco : Chinese Cutural Center of San Francisco, 2008]
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 10/16/2018

Conspiracy of silence : sexuality education in Texas public schools in 2015-16.
[Austin, TX] : Texas Freedom Network Fund, 2017.
613.9 W648C 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Sex instruction--Curricula--Texas.
Sexual abstinence--Study and teaching--Texas.

Mexico : path to a failed state? / Michael Lauderdale.
Austin, TX : [s.n.], 2013.
972 L364M 2013
Received: 10/15/2018

With honor and gratitude : a special thank you to our Texas Senate members who served our country.
[Austin, TX : Texas Senate, 2017]
L1803.5 SE55H 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Legislators--Texas--Biography.

A report to the legislature / Rick Perry, Governor of Texas.
[Austin, TX : Office of the Governor, 2015]
G647.1 ST29 2015
Received: 10/15/2018
Education and state--Texas.

Work matters : a framework for states on workforce development for people with disabilities / lead authors, Elizabeth Whitehouse, Kyle Ingram, Bobby Silverstein.
Lexington, KY : Council of State Governments ; Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, December 2016.
331.59 W587W 2016
Received: 10/15/2018
People with disabilities--Employment--Government policy--United States--States.

State options to keep nuclear in the energy mix / by Daniel Shea and Kristy Hartman.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2017]
333.7924 SH31S 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Nuclear energy--United States--States.
Nuclear reactors--United States--States.
Nuclear facilities--United States--States.
Nuclear facilities--U.S.
Nuclear reactors--U.S.

Preparing for duty : state policy options to sustain military installations / by Jennifer Schultz with support from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2016]
355.70973 SCH82P 2016
Received: 10/15/2018
Military bases--Economic aspects--United States--States.
Military bases--Environmental aspects--United States--States.
Military bases--Environmental aspects--U.S.

Sedrick Huckaby : from earth to heaven.
Beaumont : Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 2010.
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 10/15/2018

The injustice never leaves you : anti-Mexican violence in Texas / Monica Munoz Martinez.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
323.1168 M366I 2018
Received: 10/15/2018
Mexicans--Violence against--Texas--History--20th century.
Mexicans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.
State-sponsored terrorism--Texas--History--20th century.
Justice--History--20th century.
Justice.
Mexicans--Civil rights.
State-sponsored terrorism.
Mexicans--Violence against--Texas--History--20th century.
Mexicans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.
State-sponsored terrorism--Texas--History--20th century.
Justice--History--20th century.

Singin' Texas.
Univ of North Texas Pr 1994.
781.62 AB37S 1994
Received: 10/15/2018
Folk music--Texas.
Folk songs, English--Texas.
Folk music--Texas--History and criticism.
Folk songs, English--Texas--History and criticism.
Folk music.
Folk songs, English.

Week of Monday, Oct 08 2018

Texas ethics laws: an annotated guide to lobby and campaign finance laws in Texas/ Andrew Cates.
2018.
328.33 C283T 2018
Received: 10/11/2018
Political ethics--Law and legislation--Texas.
Lobbying--Law and legislation--Texas.
Financial disclosure--Law and legislation--Texas.
Nepotism--Law and legislation--Texas.

C.H. Guenther & Son at 150 years : the legacy of a Texas milling pioneer / Lewis F. Fisher.
San Antonio, Tex. : Maverick Pub. Co., Ã2001.
338.766472 F534C 2001
Received: 10/11/2018
Flour mills--Texas--History.
Flour industry--Texas--History.
Flour industry.
Flour mills.

A legacy of service : the Texas Fire School, 1930-2000.
College Station, TX : Emergency Services Training Institute, Texas Engineering Extension Service, Ã2000.
Z TA325.8 L522 2000
Received: 10/11/2018
Fire prevention--Study and teaching--Texas.
Fire extinction--Study and teaching--Texas.
Fire fighters--Education--Texas.
Fire fighters--Certification--Texas.
Fire fighters--Training of--Texas.
Fire extinction--Study and teaching.
Fire fighters--Certification.
Fire fighters--Education.
Fire fighters--Training of.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching.

Week of Monday, Oct 01 2018

American fix : inside the opioid addiction crisis--and how to end it / Ryan Hampton, with Claire Rudy Foster.
New York : All Points Books, 2018.
362.29 H189A 2018
Received: 10/5/2018
Opioid abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--Political aspects--United States--History.
Recovering addicts--United States--Biography.
Drug abuse.
Drug abuse--Political aspects.
Opioid abuse.
Opioid abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--Political aspects--United States--History.

Flower of the wilderness : Mother Neff and the state parks of Texas / Martha Deeringer.
Bradenton, Florida : BookLocker.com, [2014]
333.783 D36F 2014
Received: 10/5/2018
Parks--Texas.
Parks.

Saudi America : the truth about fracking and how it's changing the world / Bethany McLean.
New York : Columbia Global Reports, [2018]
333.8230973 M132S 2018
Received: 10/5/2018
Petroleum industry and trade--United States.
Hydraulic fracturing--United States.
Petroleum industry and trade--Political aspects--United States.
Hydraulic fracturing--Economic aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing--Political aspects.

Texas safari : world class big game hunting in the state of Texas : a guide to hunting big game in the state of Texas / by A.M. Micallef.
Fort Worth, Tex. : Clear Fork Ranch, 1986.
799.2 M581T 1986
Received: 10/4/2018
Big game hunting--Texas.
Animal introduction--Texas.
Animal introduction.
Big game hunting.
Big game hunting--Texas.
Animal introduction--Texas.

Life at the Texas State Lunatic Asylum, 1857-1997 / Sarah C. Sitton.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã1999.
362.2 SI88L 1999
Received: 10/4/2018
Psychiatric hospital care--Texas--History.
Psychiatric hospital care.

Twenty-one Texas heroes : a celebration of the Lone Star state / by Eileen Santangelo Hult.
Victoria, B.C. : Friesen Press, Ã2013.
811.6 H879T 2013
Received: 10/4/2018
American poetry--21st century.
American poetry.
Literature.