Texas Today: Leading America into the Future 6-Pack
Guided Rd. Level U
Texas has changed dramatically since it joined the United States in 1845. It has become a national leader in resources and many industries--it serves as a major supplier of the nation's oil, cattle, and agriculture. This inviting nonfiction book will intrigue readers as they learn about major Texas industries through colorful images and captivating facts. Children will learn about NASA, various types of music found in Texas, and even about the most popular Texas sports! The supportive text and accessible glossary and index aid in better understanding of the content and vocabulary. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.
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American Indians in Texas: Conflict and Survival 6-Pack
This captivating book explores the Texas history and the history of American Indians and how each group found different ways to live on the region they inhabited. Readers will learn about a variety of tribes and discover how they struggled to survive.
Caddo and Comanche: American Indian Tribes in Texas 6-Pack
The Caddo and Comanche were two of the largest American Indian groups living in Texas before European contact. Explore the history of the Caddo and Comanche, how they adapted to colonists and settlers, and the impact they made on Texas history.
Finding Texas: Exploration in New Lands 6-Pack
Readers get to discover early Texas history in this fascinating nonfiction book that uses colorful images, intriguing facts, supportive text, and an accommodating glossary, index, and table of contents to introduce readers to various explorers.
La Salle: Early Texas Explorer 6-Pack
René-Robert Cavelier, or Sieur de La Salle, grew up in France dreaming of adventures in distant lands! This exciting biography allows readers to explore new worlds with La Salle as they read about his fascinating life.
The Colonization of Texas: Missions and Settlers 6-Pack
Through supportive text, vivid images, a helpful glossary, index, table of contents, and engaging sidebars and facts, readers will learn about Texas history, Texas colonization, the missions in Texas, Stephen F. Austin, and The Alamo.
Stephen F. Austin: The Father of Texas 6-Pack
Stephen F. Austin grew up to become known as the Father of Texas. Readers can learn about his interesting and incredible life in this appealing biography that highlights both Austin's life and Texas history.
The Texas Revolution: Fighting for Independence 6-Pack
In 1833, American and Tejano colonists wanted independence from the Mexican government. Through a bloody Texas Revolution, the independent Republic of Texas was born!
Leaders in the Texas Revolution: United for a Cause 6-Pack
During the Texas Revolution, many leaders emerged. This captivating biography allows readers to learn about the incredible accomplishments of these people and what they did to make an impact on the Texas Revolution.
The Annexation of Texas: From Republic to Statehood 6-Pack
Readers will be enthralled as they make their way through this fascinating title that introduces them to Texas history, the Texas Revolution, and the Mexican-American War.
Sam Houston: A Fearless Statesman 6-Pack
Sam Houston lived a unique and exciting life. This captivating biography focuses on Houston's life and how he became the only person to be president of a republic, a United States senator, and the governor of two different states.
War, Cattle, and Cowboys: Texas as a Young State 6-Pack
After Texas joined the United States in 1845, Texas began to form its own identity. This new identity centered on the rise of the Texas cattle industry and the growing legend of the Texas cowboy.
Lizzie Johnson: Texan Cowgirl 6-Pack
This interesting and inspiring biography highlights the life of Lizzie as she made her way to being one of the most famous cattle ranchers of her time. Through the appealing images and fascinating facts, readers will learn about Lizzie's journey.
Lyndon B. Johnson: A Texan in the White House 6-Pack
Lyndon B. Johnson was born in Texas in the early 1900s. This appealing biography highlights Johnson's life as he represented Texas in the United States Congress for 24 years and became the 36th President of the United States.
George W. Bush: Texas Governor and U.S. President 6-Pack
This biography allows readers to discover the life of George W. Bush and explore some the impacts he made as president through acts like No Child Left Behind. Readers will also learn of the many unexpected challenges Bush faced.
Texas in the 20th Century: Building Industry and Community 6-Pack
This fascinating title is a great introduction to Texas history, Texas social life and customs, and Texas economic conditions throughout the 20th century.
Primary Source Readers: Texas History Add-on Pack
Supplement your reading program and expand your classroom library with additional copies of each book included in the Texas History kit.
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Primary Source Readers: The 20th Century, 2nd Edition
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