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A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border

A resource for teachers, this book tells the story of what Pulitzer Prize-winning historian William H. Goetzmann has called a wild and vivid land. From the Coahuiltecan Indians and the Spanish colonizers along the banks of the Rio Grande, to the cattlemen and wildcatters in the brush country, Thompson details six centuries of exciting history.

Texas Almanac

The Texas Almanac has been printed since 1857. The Texas Almanac has always been exceptional, as far as state almanacs go, carrying information on an extremely wide range of topics that are updated with each edition. An electronic version is available through your school library and a Teachers Guide is available at www.texasalmanac.com.