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4th Grade

America: A Patriotic Primer

About This Book This alphabetic look at the United States of America celebrates the country's history, founders, people, and patriotism. Lynne V. Cheney Lynne Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, former Vice President Richard B. Cheney. Robin Preiss Glasser Robin Preiss Glasser is the illustrator of best-selling books like America: A Patriotic Primer and You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum and its two sequels.

Lone Star Legacy: Poetry, Prose, and History, The African-American Experience in Texas

Lone Star Legacy is an online journal that details the struggles, existence, and triumphs of trailblazing men and women who have contributed to African-American History throughout Texas. Lone Star Legacy welcomes Poetry, Photographs, Interviews, Prose, Essays, and Journalistic Articles that capture extraordinary stories about everyday people and events connected to the great state of Texas. Lone Star Legacy is published once a year.

Mysteries and Legends of Texas: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Myths and Mysteries Series)

This book was written by Donna Ingham. Donna Ingham is the author of 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said About Texas and You Know You’re in Texas When (both Globe Pequot). This work is par of a Mysteries and Legends series. "Mysteries and Legends of Texas" explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Texas’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Texas history.

A Journey to the Moon through Texas

This lesson plan is sponsored by the Texas Archive of the Moving Image. In the 1950s and 1960s in the United States, national support and funding for space programs and technological research expanded as the international political climate following World War II gave way to the Cold War. Often referred to as the “Space Race,” the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight and aerospace technology led to the rapid development of space programs in both countries.

La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)

TAMI is proud to present its newest web exhibit, LA FRONTERA FLUIDA (THE FLUID BORDER). The Texas borderlands are an exceedingly varied and evolving space, one of perpetual conflict and social tension, bi-national negotiation and cooperation, and rich cultural diversity and heritage. At a time when issues like immigration and border security are of increasing political prominence, we must take a closer look at the region and the intersecting layers of discourse that shape its complex history.

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