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Burke, James Lee.

Summary: "...Hackberry Holland makes his first appearance in this early gem...Against the backdrop of growing civil rights turmoil in a sultry border town, the hard-drinking ex-POW attorney yields to the myriad of urgings of his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends to make a bid for a congressional seat--and finds himself embroiled in the seamy world of Texas powerbrokers. And when Hack attempts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Kylie Jean's grandparents fiftieth wedding anniversary is on Valentine's Day, and the whole family is planning a surprise party--but Kylie also wants her class to spread valentine cheer to Oak Manor, the local assisted living facility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PES

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation made them free.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Rinaldi

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: When a local real estae shark is found shot to death one week before China Bayles is set to marry the town's police chief, she joins forces with her fiance to find the killer before they can ruin her wedding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Green, Tim

Summary: Danny Owens is dedicating his seventh-grade football season to his recently-deceased father, an NFL legend, but the pressure to succeed is magnified by his inability to read.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GRE

Peschke, M. (Marci)

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Summary: Earth Day is coming, and Kylie Jean and the other second graders decide that the perfect way to celebrate is to clean up and beautify the school playground--and the whole town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

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Scofield, Sandra Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

Meacham, Leila

Summary: "Spanning the 20th century, the story of Roses takes place in a small East Texas town against the backdrop of the powerful timber and cotton industries, industries controlled by the scions of the town's founding families"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Meacham 2010

Vida, Nina.

Summary: Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VID

Meacham, Leila

Summary: Follows the lives of two antebellum southerners, Silas Toliver and his best friend Jeremy Warwick, as they head into a new territory known as "Texas" in search of black gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Meacham 2013

Kelly, Jacqueline.

Summary: In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2011

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Griffin, James J.

Summary: "Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk and his son are shot and his wife brutally attacked. All are left for dead as the attackers ride off with his stock. As he begins to recover, Blawcyzk defies his captain's direct orders and takes off on his own to find and kill every man that took part in the raid"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Inspired by the beautiful dresses at the Academy Awards show, Kylie Jean decides to try her hand at fashion--and Lilly recruits her to model the dress she is making for a school fund raising auction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Kylie Jean Carter is making her special pecan pie for Thanksgiving when Aunt Susie suggests she enter the cooking contest for kids on the Good Morning Texas television show--Kylie makes it to the final which she really wants to win so she can donate the winnings to a local food pantry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Lee, Linda Francis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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Peschke, M. (Marci)

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Summary: The Summer Olympics inspires Kylie Jean Carter to take gymnastics lessons, but even better than that is making a new friend, Abby, who is deaf, and starting to learn sign language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: After watching a soccer game, Kylie Jean is eager to try out for a local team, but she is disappointed that her cousin Lucy does not want to join her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: December comes to Texas and there is a catfish fishing contest at Arrowhead Lake with a special prize awaiting the winning adult/child team; Kylie's brother and father are entered as one team, and Kylie Jean convinces her grandfather to enter with her as another team--and Kylie dreams of catching Granddaddy Whiskers, a legendary blue catfish that has eluded fishermen for years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PES

Jiles, Paulette

Summary: Four Texas women struggle against nature and opportunists on their Brazos River ranch during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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Brown, Carolyn

Summary: Can a girl ever have too many cowboys? No sooner does pint-sized spitfire Jill Cleary set foot on Fiddle Creek Ranch than she finds herself in the middle of a hundred-year-old feud. Quaid Brennan and Tyrell Gallagher are both tall, handsome, and rich...and both are courting Jill to within an inch of her life. She's doing her best to give these feuding ranchers equal time-too bad it's dark-eyed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Inc 2015

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Grant, Sofia

Summary: When Katie Garrett gets the unexpected news that she's received an inheritance from the grandmother she hardly knew, it couldn't have come at a better time. She flees Boston-- and her increasingly estranged husband-- and travels to rural Texas, where she's greeted by her distant cousin Scarlett. Friendly, flamboyant, eternally optimistic, Scarlett couldn't be more different from sensible Katie....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRA

Burke, James Lee

Summary: Interviewing an alcoholic Native American who witnessed a murder along the Texas-Mexican border, Sheriff Hackberry Holland and his deputy, Pam Tibbs, recognize the work of serial killer Preacher Jack Collins in an investigation that is assisted by the enigmatic Anton Ling.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BUR

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Burke 2011

Stork, Francisco X

Summary: When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasonswhy she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION STO

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Stolz, Karen.

Summary: Follow the arc of a girl's life as she grows to womanhood. From crushes to surprise baby sisters to nail polish to a devastating death, Roxanne is our guide through a life that has moments of tenderness, poignancy, sorrow, and great humor, as well as some wonderful baking memories. A sumptuous novel -- though like the best pie, tart in all the right places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO