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Books, Guides, or Other Materials

Print materials such as fiction, non-fiction, curriculum guides, and other media intended to broaden the knowledge of educators or students.

Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist

Oveta Culp Hobby (1905–1995) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. During World War II, she was asked to build a women’s army from scratch—and did. Hobby became Director of the Women’s Army Corps and the first Army woman to earn the rank of colonel. President Eisenhower chose her as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, making her the second woman in history to be appointed to a president’s cabinet. When she wasn’t serving in the government, Hobby worked with her husband, former Texas governor William P.

Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston

Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes is about Arnie and Albert taking a trip to the Lorenzo de Zavala Archives and Library Building in Austin to research all about the brave men who fought for Texas Independence! Samuel "Sam" Houston is the first book in this series and tells the story of Sam Houston and his contributions to the State of Texas, like being a Texas patriot and the 1st President of the Texas Republic. Paperback 8.5" x 8.5", 44 pages

Texas Archeology in the Classroom: A Unit for Teachers

Part I includes background information on archeology, prehistory/Native Americans, and historic sites. Each of these three topics is treated as if the text were included in a self-contained. To this more useful for different grade levels, this part may be used (1) as background information for the teacher; or (2) as material that can be photocopied and distributed to students. At the end of Part I a Glossary is provided.