Days after Brandy Vela's death, Texas City students gather to support mourning family.
Galveston's Undersea Warfare Center will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with special tours of it naval exhibits.
“Two Armies on the Rio Grande,” by Douglas A. Murphy, Texas A&M University Press, 2014, 336 pages, $45
“Rip Van Winkle’s Return,” by Eric A. Kimmel, Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher. New York. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardback, 2007, $17
“The Malice of Fortune,” by Michael Ennis, Doubleday, 416 pages, $26.95.
“The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story,” by Kathleen Kaska, University Press of Florida, $26.95, 218 pages.
Texas City — Texas City native Pat Bodine Drummond worked with her artist daughter to produce and self-publish an award-winning children’s book based on a garden.
“Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack That Ignited The Battle of the Atlantic,” by Francis M. Carroll, Naval Institute Press, 2012, 256 pages, $29.95
“Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. Harper Collins Publishers. 2006. Hardback. $16.99. ISBN 10: 0-060544209-8
Read any good books lately? We have just the one for you. “The Oleanders of San Leon,” by local author Andy Upchurch.