Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the 1830s. By 1900, it was Texas's richest and most important city. Boats loaded up with American cotton and wheat steamed from Galveston to countries around the world. Arriving ships were crowded with immigrants. The streets, paved with crushed oyster shells, sparkled...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Gordon-Reed, Annette

Summary: ""It is staggering that there is no date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States." -Annette Gordon-Reed. The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian andTexas native. Interweaving American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed, the descendant of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.263 GORDON-REED

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie travel in the magic tree house to Galveston, Texas on September 8, 1900--the day of the worst natural disaster in US history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION OSBORNE

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