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Texas / by Erik Bruun ; illustrated by Rick Peterson.

By: Bruun, Erik A, 1961-.
Contributor(s): Peterson, Rick [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bruun, Erik A., State shapes: Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal ; Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., 2001Description: 47 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1579121020; 9781579121020.Subject(s): Texas -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 976.4 Summary: Presents the history, important people, and famous places of the Lone Star state, as well as miscellaneous facts about Texas today. A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Smarts series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds (and grown-ups, too!). Learn about the History of Texas - Native Americans and the Earliest Residents, the Alamo, and Black Gold, Notable Places - Johnson Space Center, San Antonio, and the Panhandle, and Famous Texans - Sam Houston, Lyndon B. Johnson, and George Bush.
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Presents the history, important people, and famous places of the Lone Star state, as well as miscellaneous facts about Texas today. A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Smarts series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds (and grown-ups, too!). Learn about the History of Texas - Native Americans and the Earliest Residents, the Alamo, and Black Gold, Notable Places - Johnson Space Center, San Antonio, and the Panhandle, and Famous Texans - Sam Houston, Lyndon B. Johnson, and George Bush.

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Erik Bruun is a journalist, author and meticulous housekeeper. <p> His previous books include: The Book of American Values and Virtues, Our Nation's Archive, Test Your History IQ and the Kids' Book of Giant Machines. <p> He lives in Great Barrington, MA. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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