Jane Wilkinson Long: Texas Pioneer

Jane Wilkinson Long: Texas Pioneer

by Neila Petrick, Joyce Haynes
     
 

Considered the 'Mother of Texas,' Jane Wilkinson Long used her intelligence and bravery to build a life on the Texas frontier. With one of the few land grants given to women, Jane built an inn that became an important meeting place for the Texas Independence Movement.

Overview

Considered the 'Mother of Texas,' Jane Wilkinson Long used her intelligence and bravery to build a life on the Texas frontier. With one of the few land grants given to women, Jane built an inn that became an important meeting place for the Texas Independence Movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589801479
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/29/2004
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

An accomplished author, video writer, and producer, Petrick has won national and regional awards for her work,
including the silver medal at the New York Film Video Festival, the Associated Press Managing Editors Award for writing, and two Matrix awards. Petrick received her bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her master of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies at the University of Texas in Dallas. She lives in McKinney, Texas, with her husband, Tom.

Joyce Haynes, a resident of Pineville, Missouri, has won numerous local, state, and national awards for her illustrations.

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