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New book list - October 14, 2019 By date  |  By subject

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

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Governors I have known.
Austin, Texas, The Austin American-Statesman, Ã1927.
923.2 F576G 1927.
Received: 9/16/2019
Governors--Texas.
Governors.
Politics and government.

Perilous trails of Texas / by J.B. (Red) John Dunn ; (edited by Lilith Lorraine).
Dallas, Texas : Published for the author by the Southwest Press, [Ã1932]
923.973 D922P 1932.
Received: 10/3/2019
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.
Frontier and pioneer life.

For God and Texas; the life of P.B. Hill, by Green Peyton.
New York, London, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co. [Ã1947]
922.573 P468F 1947.
Received: 10/3/2019

American humor & satire in English

The jokes on Texas.
Tomball, Texas, Ã1964]
817 R159J 1964.
Received: 10/2/2019

American poetry in English

Poems Southwest, edited by A. Wilber Stevens.
Prescott, Ariz., Prescott College Press, 1968.
811.5408 ST47P 1968.
Received: 10/2/2019
American poetry--Southwest, New.
American poetry--20th century.

Constitutional & administrative law

The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the Constitution / Eric Foner.
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2019]
342.73 F732S 2019.
Received: 10/1/2019
Constitutional history--United States--19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S.

Differential & developmental psychology

The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes - and why / Amanda Ripley.
New York : Three Rivers Press, [2009]
155.935 R482U 2009.
Received: 10/4/2019
Resilience (Personality trait)
Disasters--Psychological aspects.
Disaster relief.
Preparedness.
Risk management.
Emergency management.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Disaster victims--Mental health.
Disasters--Risk assessment.

Elementary education

The knowledge gap : the hidden cause of America's broken education system--and how to fix it / Natalie Wexler.
New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]
372.6 W541K 2019.
Received: 10/1/2019
Language arts (Elementary)--United States.
Education, Elementary--Curricula--United States.
Educational change--United States.
Children with social disabilities--Education (Elementary)--United States.
Poor children--Education (Elementary)--United States.

General history of Europe

Camp Travis and its part in the world war ...
New York city, E.B. Johns, Ã1919.
940.3 T698C 1919.
Received: 10/3/2019
World War, 1914-1918.

Geography of & travel in North America

The Padre Island story, by Loraine Daly and Pat Reumert.
San Antonio, Naylor Co. [1962]
917.64 D177 1926.
Received: 10/3/2019
Travel.

Geology, hydrology, meteorology

Weather in Texas : the essential handbook / George W. Bomar.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2017.
551.69764 B639W 2017.
Received: 9/3/2019

History of Christianity in North America

God of liberty : a religious history of the American Revolution / Thomas S. Kidd.
New York : Basic Books, Ã2010.
277.307 K537G 2010.
Received: 10/8/2019
Christianity and politics--United States--History--18th century.

Incidence & prevention of disease

Forecasted size of measles outbreaks associated with vaccination exemptions for schoolchildren.
Chicago, IL : American Medical Association, [2019]
614.47 SI62V 2019.
Received: 9/17/2019
Medicine--Periodicals.
Measles--United States.
School children--Health and hygiene--United States.
Vaccination of children--Government policy--United States.
Epidemics--United States--States
Communicable diseases--United States.

International relations

Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872 / by David C. Humphrey.
Denton : Texas State Historical Association, Ã2009.
327.730092 H884P 2009.
Received: 9/20/2019
Consuls--United States--Biography.
Consuls.
Employees.

Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons)

What kinda cactus izzat? A "who's who" of strange plants of the Southwest American desert, by Reg Manning; cartoons by the author.
New York, J.J. Augustin [Ã1941]
583.471 M316W 1941.
Received: 10/2/2019
Cactus.
Botany--Southwest, New.

Other social problems & services

The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the cost of America's coasts / Gilbert M. Gaul.
New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
363.34922 G235G 2019.
Received: 10/1/2019
Hurricanes--Economic aspects--United States.
Hurricane damage--United States.
Coastal zone management--United States.
Coastal settlements--United States.
Coast changes--United States.
Sea level--United States.
Shore protection--United States.

Deadly force : understanding your right to self defense / Massad Ayoob.
Iola, WI : Gun Digest Books, 2014.
363.33 AY65D 2014.
Received: 10/8/2019
Self-defense (Law)--United States.
Firearms--Law and legislation--United States.
Firearms ownership--United States.

Philosophy in other geographic areas

Vasconcelos of Mexico, philosopher and prophet / by John H. Haddox.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1967]
199.72 H117V 1967.
Received: 10/3/2019
Vasconcelos, Jose, 1881-1959.

Political science

Love your enemies : how decent people can save America from our culture of contempt / Arthur C. Brooks.
New York, NY : Broadside Books, [2019]
320.973 B791L 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Political culture--United States.
Polarization (Social sciences)--United States.
Political participation--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.

The conservative sensibility / George F. Will.
New York, NY : Hachette Books, 2019.
320.520973 W66C 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Conservatism--United States--History.

Promotion of health

Troubled water : what's wrong with what we drink / Seth M. Siegel.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2019.
613.287 SI15T 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Drinking water--Contamination--United States.
Drinking water--Health aspects--United States.
Water quality management--United States--History.
Water-supply--Political aspects--United States.

Schools & activities; special education

Technology counts, 2016 : transforming the classroom / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
371.334 T226 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational technology--United States.
Computer-assisted instruction--United States.

Quality counts 2017 : under contruction: building on ESSA's K-12 foundation / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2017.
371.1 Q25 2017.
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational accountability--United States.

Secondary education

Diplomas count : reaching higher / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
373.73 D625 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
High school graduates--United States.
High school students--United States.
College preparation programs--United States.

Social welfare problems & services

Serving high-need communities through health centers : a primer for state legislators / by Samantha Scotti.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019.
362.12 SCO87S 2019.
Received: 9/20/2019
Medical centers--United States--Finance.
Rural health clinics--United States--Finance.
Health facilities--United States--Finance.
Federal aid to medical centers--United States.
Medically underserved areas--United States--Finance.
Health services accessibility--United States.
Community health services--United States--Finance.
Federal aid to community health services--United States.
Poor--Medical care--United States--Finance.
Medically uninsured persons--United States--States.
Medicaid.
Telecommunication in medicine--United States.
Medical telematics--United States.
Medical informatics--United States.

Priced out : the economic and ethical costs of American health care / Uwe E. Reinhardt ; forewords by Paul Krugman and Sen. William H. Frist.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
362.1 R275P 2019.
Received: 8/28/2019
Medical care, Cost of--United States.
Medical policy--United States.
Medical ethics--United States.
Medical care--United States.
Health care reform--United States.
Health insurance--Law and legislation--United States.
Health services accessibility--United States.

South central United States

Wave of the Gulf, by Jesse A. Ziegler; Ziegler's scrapbook of the Texas Gulf coast country.
San Antonio, Tex., Naylor Co., 1938.
976.4 Z34W 1938.
Received: 10/2/2019

El Paso ... then and now / by Cleofas Calleros ; in collaboration with Marjorie F. Graham.
El Paso : Printed by American Print. Co., 1954.
976.43 C132EL 1954.
Received: 10/2/2019

Saga of a frontier seaport / by Coleman McCampbell.
Dallas, Tex. : South-West Press, Ã1934.
976.4 M125S 1934.
Received: 10/3/2019

San Antonio legacy / Donald E. Everett ; drawings by Josâe Cisneros.
San Antonio, Tex. : Trinity University Press, 1979.
976.4351 EV26S 1979.
Received: 10/3/2019
Legends--Texas--San Antonio.
Legends.

Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas / Stephen Harrigan.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
976.4 H235B 2019.
Received: 10/4/2019

Surgery & related medical specialties

State approaches for addressing traumatic brain injuries in the juvenile justice system / by Anne Teigen and Kristine Goodwin.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019.
617.1 T234S 2019.
Received: 9/20/2019
Brain-damaged children--Rehabilitation--United States--Finance--States.
Brain-damaged children--Services for--United States--States.
Brain damage--Patients--Rehabilitation--United States--Finance--States.
Brain damage--Patients--Services for--United States--States.
Brain--Wounds and injuries--Treatment--United States.
Brain damage--Diagnosis--United States.
Disability evaluation--United States.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)--States--Law and legislation--United States.
Brain-damaged children--Care--Law and legislation--United States.
Juvenile justice, Administration of--United States--States.
Juvenile delinquents--United States--States.

Texas documents

Self-evaluation report / Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, [2019]
V800.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Sunset Advisory Commission self-evaluation report / Texas Office of State-Federal Relations.
Washington, D.C. : Texas Office of State-Federal Relations, [2019]
S1250.1 R299 2019S.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report for the Texas Commission on Fire Protection / submitted to Sunset Advisory Commission, August 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Fire Protection, [2019]
F750.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Sunset self-evaluation report / Texas Animal Health Commission, August 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Animal Health Commission, [2019]
A1700.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulation, [2019]
L2300.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Credit Union Department ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Credit Union Commission, [2019]
C4700.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office, 2019.
G825.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

2019 self evaluation report / Texas Commission on Jail Standards ; submitted to Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Jail Standards, [2019]
J040.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Brazos River Authority self-evaluation / submitted to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
Austin, Tex. : Brazos River Authority, [2019]
B1300.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, [2019]
C2600.1 R299SPH 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement self-evaluation report / submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, [2019]
L900.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Improving school safety in Texas / Governor Greg Abbott.
[Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, 2019]
G648.8 SCH65 2019.
Received: 9/17/2019
School violence--Texas.
Students--Crimes against--Texas.

The Anatomical Board of the State of Texas self-evaluation report instructions.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Anatomical Board, [2019]
A1600.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas safety action report / Governor Greg Abbott.
[Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, 2019]
G648.8 SA17 2019.
Received: 9/17/2019
Law enforcement--Texas.
Domestic terrorism--Texas.
Firearms--Texas.
Firearms ownership--Law and legislation--Texas.

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission self-evaluation report.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, [2019]
H2050.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Constitutional amendments proposed for November 2019 ballot / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 86-3.
Received: 9/24/2019
Constitutional amendments--Texas.
Constitutions--Texas.

Analyses of proposed constitutional amendments, 86th Regular Session, November 5, 2019, election / published by the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative council, [2019]
L1400.7 C766 2019.
Received: 8/15/2019
Constitutional amendments--Texas.
Constitutions--Texas.

Condensed analyses of proposed constitutional amendments, 86th Regular Session, November 5, 2019 / published by the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, [2019]
L1400.7 C766C 2019.
Received: 8/15/2019
Constitutional amendments--Texas.
Constitutions--Texas.

Messengers booklet / Texas Senate Sergeant-at-Arms.
Austin, Tex. : The Senate, 1993.
L1803.5 M562 1993.
Received: 9/5/2019

Messengers booklet / Senate Sergeant at Arms Office, Texas State Senate.
Austin, Tex. : The Senate, 1983.
L1803.5 M562 1983.
Received: 9/5/2019

Messengers handbook / Texas Senate Sergeant-at-Arms.
Austin, Tex. : The Senate, 2005.
L1803.5 M562 2005.
Received: 9/5/2019

Messenger booklet / Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms.
Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representatives,
L1801.5 M562.
Received: 9/5/2019

Booklet for messengers / Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms.
Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representatives, [1983]
L1801.5 M562 1983.
Received: 9/5/2019

Sunset in Texas, 2020-2021.
[Austin, TX] : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2019]
S1500.8 SU74 2019.
Received: 10/1/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

The Texas Legislature citizen's guide.
[Austin, TX] : s.n., [2006]
L1800.8 C498G 2006.
Received: 10/10/2019

Report on the mental health for veterans grant program : as required by 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 M528 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Veterans--Mental health services--Texas.
Veterans--Services for--Texas.

Senate Bill 1831 : a report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Austin, TX : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2018]
C2600.8 P943N 2018.
Received: 10/10/2019
Budget--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Combined report on Medicaid managed care provider network adequacy, monitoring, and violations : as required by S.B. 760, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2017]
H375.8 M468M 2017.
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Managed care plans (Medical care)--Texas.

Report on benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects : as required by House Bill 606, 84th Legislature, Regular Session. 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 2016.
H375.8 P917S 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Maternal and infant welfare--Texas.
Prenatal care--Texas.

Annual report on implementation of acute and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities : as required by S.B. 7, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013 and H.B. 3523, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 IM7D 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Texas.

Texas aquifers study : groundwater quantity, quality, flow, and contributions to surface water / Texas Water Development Board.
Austin, Texas : Texas Water Development Board, [2016]
W600.8 AQ51st 2016.
Received: 10/11/2019
Aquifers--Texas.
Groundwater--Texas.
Water-supply--Texas--Planning.

Vetoes of legislation, 86th Legislature / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2019]
L1801.9 ST94 86-4.
Received: 10/11/2019
Veto--Texas.
Bills, Legislative--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Senate Bill 2065 : a report on occupational licenses required by the State of Texas.
Austin, TX : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2018]
C2600.8 OC1 2018.
Received: 10/4/2019
Occupations--Licenses--Texas.
Professions--Licenses--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Department of Agriculture.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Agriculture, [2019]
A900.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / San Jacinto River Authority ; submitted to Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
Austin, Tex. : San Jacinto River Authority, [2019]
S385.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department self-evaluation report.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept., [2019]
P400.1 R299S 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Racing Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Racing Commission, [2019]
R200.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Teacher Retirement System of Texas ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission September 3, 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Teacher Retirement System of Texas, [2019]
T600.1 R299 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, [2019]
A900.1 R299BW 2019.
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

[Unassigned]

The Texas Regulars : the beginning of the move to the Republican Party in the South / Judge Paul Pressler.
Garland, Tex. : Hannibal Books, 2001.
329.6 P926T 2001.
Received: 10/4/2019