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The Galveston County Daily News: Books

December 9, 2016


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A lesson for our time

”A Shout in the Sunshine,” by Mara W. Cohen Ioannides, Cover by Avi Katz, 2007, The Jewish Publication Society, for ages 10 and older, $9.95

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Saturday 12/03/2016
Children's book 'The Leaves in the Breeze' now available
Posted: December 03, 2016

Author Laura Veasey Williams, a Dickinson native and resident, recently released her new children’s book tackling bullying entitled “The Leaves in the Breeze.” The book is an eye-catching and interesting story for youngsters making them aware that being bigger doesn’t give them the right to control, bully or disregard the rights of others.

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‘The Right to Bear Arms’ highlights Dickson’s humorous touch
Posted: December 03, 2016

“The Right to Arm Bears,” by Gordon R. Dickson, Baen Books, 2016, 400 pages, trade paperback, $16

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Tuesday 11/29/2016
Lessons in ‘Ruth and the Green Book’
Posted: November 29, 2016

”Ruth and the Green Book,” by Calvin Alexander Ramsey with Gwen Strauss, Illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Lerner Publishing Group Inc., hardback, 2010, $16.95

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Saturday 11/26/2016
We love our hot sauce
Posted: November 26, 2016

“Hot Sauce Nation: America’s Burning Obsession,” by Denver Nicks, 2017, Chicago Review Press, 198 pages, $17.99

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Following the evolution of Texas highways
Posted: November 26, 2016

One-hundred years ago, the state's highway system did not exist. The Texas Department of Transportation celebrates its centennial in 2017.

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Tuesday 11/22/2016
Memories of Thanksgiving
Posted: November 22, 2016

”The Night Before Thanksgiving,” by Natasha Wing, Illustrated by Tammie Lyon, Scholastic Inc., paperback, 2001

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Saturday 11/19/2016
Make a point to own 'Twenty-Six Seconds'
Posted: November 19, 2016

“Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film,” by Alexandra Zapruder, 2016, Twelve, 472 pages, $27

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'Hidden Figures' an inspiring story
Posted: November 19, 2016

“Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” by Margot Lee Shetterly, William Morrow, 2016, 368 pages, hardcover, $27.99

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Tuesday 11/15/2016
A dangerous adventure
Posted: November 15, 2016

”Simon & Company: Flea Market Mice,” by Mary H. Wright & Deborah K. Frontiera, Illustrated by Korey Scott, Grace Enterprises, 2016, paperback, 104 pages, $11.99

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