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Revised and re-illustrated, OUR TEXAS (originally TUMBLEWEED TOM ON THE TEXAS TRAIL) takes readers on a tour of the cities and wilderness of this larger-than-life state.

From King Ranch to the Alamo on through the capital city of Austin, rollicking verse introduces the past and present of the Lone Star State. Explore sites of great significance, learn about the people who played key roles in Texas's history, and discover the natural beauty of this dynamic place. Back matter includes more information about each location, as well as an overview of Texas's state emblems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570917264
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 02/28/2010
Pages: 44
Sales rank: 590,940
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: AD800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jackie Mims Hopkins is a librarian and native Texan who makes her home in Houston. She is the author of GOLDIE SOCKS AND THE THREE LIBEARIANS, THE GOLDMINER'S DAUGHTER: A MELODRAMATIC FAIRY TALE, and THE SHELF ELF.

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