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J. Frank Dobie Award 2015

J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Awards are monetary awards given each spring to library applicants selected by the Award Committee. According to the terms of the Trust, funds awarded may be used solely for the purchase of books. James Frank Dobie was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas during the days of the open range.

Books purchased:

Call # Title Author
342.730 BAN VOL.I History of the formation of the Constitution of the United States of America Bancroft, George,
342.730 BAN VOL.II History of the formation of the Constitution of the United States of America Bancroft, George,
372.190 HIR What your second grader needs to know: fundamentals of a good second-grade education (revised edition) Hirsch, E. D
372.218 HIR What your kindergartner needs to know: preparing your child for a lifetime of learning Hirsch, E. D
372.241 HIR What your third grader needs to know (revised and updated): fundamentals of a good third-grade education Hirsch, E.D. Jr.
372.400 LAP A close look at close reading: teaching students to analyze complex texts, grades K-5 Lapp, Diane.
372.973 HIR What your first grader needs to know: fundamentals of a good first-grade education Hirsch, E. D
398.203 COT The ultimate encyclopedia of mythology: an A-Z guide to the myths and legends of the ancient world Cotterell, Arthur.
419.000 JAY Don't just "sign"-- communicate! Jay, Michelle,
419.700 DUK The everything sign language book: American Sign Language made easy Duke, Irene.
428.407 MOS A close look at close reading: teaching students to analyze complex texts, grades 6-12 Moss, Barbara Robinette
500.000 POG National Geographic science of everything: how things work in our world
567.909 RIV Dinosaurs and other reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico
796.325 CLE The volleyball drill book
909.000 CHR History year by year Chrisp, Peter.
909.000 DAN National Geographic almanac of world history Daniels, Patricia
909.000 WEL The new and revised Outline of history: being a plain history of life and mankind, Wells, H. G
970.004 TRE Indian nations of North America
970.004 TRE Atlas of Indian nations Treuer, Anton
BB E CAV Fireman's safety hints
BB E CAV Astronaut Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Ballerina Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Builder Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Cowboy Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Fairy Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV My own human body Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Nurse Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Policeman's safety hints Caviezel, Giovanni.
BB E CAV Princess Caviezel, Giovanni.
E 027.400 MAR A library field trip Martin, Isabel,
E 361.700 HOU Let's volunteer Houghton, Jill Ziereis.
E 387.736 MAR An airport field trip Martin, Isabel,
E 569.670 HIG Woolly mammoths Higgins, Melissa,
E 569.740 HIG Sabertooth cats Higgins, Melissa,
E 590.730 MAR A zoo field trip Martin, Isabel,
E 598.650 HIG Dodos Higgins, Melissa,
E 599.312 WIT Ancient armadillos Wittrock, Jeni.
E 623.700 ABR Military vehicles Abramovitz, Melissa,
E 628.925 MAR A fire station field trip Martin, Isabel,
E 629.225 ABR Emergency vehicles Abramovitz, Melissa,
E 629.225 CLA Construction vehicles Clay, Kathryn,
E 631.300 CLA Farm machines Clay, Kathryn,
E MOR I pledge allegiance Mora, Pat
E SPO You're fired!
E SPO The good, the bad, and the krabby! Tillworth, Mary
REF Y 031.000 WOR Animals: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Animals: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Earth: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Human Beings: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Human Beings: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Matter and Energy: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Plants: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Space: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
REF Y 031.000 WOR Technology: Discovery Science Encyclopedia
Y 031.020 ALM National geographic kids almanac 2015
Y 031.020 WOR A look at...Voyages of exploration
Y 031.020 WOR A look at...Wonders of the world
Y 201.300 HOE National Geographic kids Everything Mythology Hoena, B. A.,
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied by boys
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied by friends
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied by girls
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied by groups
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied in cyberspace
Y 302.340 BUL Bullied to belong
Y 304.873 DEM What was Ellis Island? Demuth, Patricia,
Y 323.119 WOR Aboriginal rights movement
Y 323.119 WOR African American civil rights movement
Y 323.168 WOR South Africa's anti-apartheid movement
Y 323.650 PEA The Pledge of Allegiance Pearl, Norman.
Y 324.623 WOR Women's right to vote
Y 345.744 HOL What were the Salem Witch Trials? Holub, Joan
Y 361.200 THO Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something That Matters Thompson, Laurie Ann,
Y 363.124 MIC The Challenger explosion: core events of a space tragedy Micklos, John.
Y 363.230 WHI Police officers to the rescue White, Nancy
Y 363.370 GOL Firefighters to the rescue Goldish, Meish.
Y 392.360 FLY Plank houses Flynn, Riley.
Y 392.360 FLY Wickiups Flynn, Riley.
Y 507.800 CHU 365 simple science experiments with everyday materials Churchill, E. Richard
Y 507.800 MAD Big book of science experiments: a step-by-step guide
Y 513.200 MID Addition
Y 513.200 MID Division
Y 513.200 MID Fractions
Y 513.200 MID Multiplication
Y 513.200 MID Numbers
Y 513.200 MID Subtraction Midthun, Joseph.
Y 529.700 KOS About time: a first look at time and clocks Koscielniak, Bruce
Y 551.460 WOR A look at...the sea and its marvels
Y 551.600 FUR Everything weather Furgang, Kathy.
Y 551.600 RAT Weather Rattini, Kristin Baird.
Y 560.000 LIN Eyewitness Books: prehistoric life Lindsay, William
Y 567.900 LAM Dinosaur Lambert, David
Y 567.910 DIN Armored dinosaurs!: the Ornithischians
Y 567.910 DIN Birdlike dinosaurs!: small Theropods and prehistoric birds
Y 567.910 DIN Fierce dinosaurs!: the large Theropods
Y 567.910 DIN Giant dinosaurs!: the Sauropods
Y 580.000 BUR Eyewitness plant Burnie, David
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of Africa
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of Asia
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of Europe
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of North America
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of South America
Y 591.680 SMU Endangered animals of the oceans
Y 591.680 SMU Extinct!
Y 591.700 WOR Deserts and scrublands
Y 591.700 WOR Grasslands
Y 591.700 WOR Mountains and polar regions
Y 591.700 WOR Oceans
Y 591.700 WOR Rivers, lakes, and wetlands
Y 591.700 WOR Savannas
Y 591.700 WOR Seasonal forests
Y 591.700 WOR Tropical regions and rain forests
Y 595.700 WOR A look at...Insects and spiders
Y 595.789 BAD Fly, butterfly Bader, Bonnie,
Y 595.789 WHA Butterfly & moth Whalley, Paul Ernest Sutton.
Y 597.900 MCC Eyewitness Reptile McCarthy, Colin
Y 599.750 CAR Everything big cats Carney, Elizabeth
Y 609.000 WOR A look at...Inventions and discoveries
Y 612.100 BRE Your circulatory system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 612.200 BRE Your respiratory system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 612.300 BRE Your digestive system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 612.600 HAR It's so amazing!: a book about eggs, sperm, birth, babies, and families Harris, Robie H.,
Y 612.700 BRE Your muscular system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 612.750 BRE Your skeletal system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 612.800 BRE Your nervous system works! Brett, Flora,
Y 614.518 MIC The 1918 flu pandemic: core events of a worldwide outbreak Micklos, John.
Y 616.025 GOL Doctors to the rescue Goldish, Meish.
Y 616.025 WHI Paramedics to the rescue White, Nancy
Y 623.740 CLA My first guide to military vehicles Clay, Kathryn,
Y 623.888 SUN My first book of knots Sundsten, Berndt,
Y 625.200 SHE Terrific trains Shealy, Dennis R.,
Y 629.222 BLA Powerful muscle cars Blackford, Cheryl.
Y 629.222 GOL Scorching supercars Goldsworthy, Steve,
Y 629.222 KEN Thrilling sports cars Kenney, Karen Latchana
Y 629.228 SOD Blazing hot rods: by Craig Sodaro Sodaro, Craig.
Y 629.410 WOR A look at...Space exploration
Y 629.892 CLA My first guide to robots Clay, Kathryn,
Y 636.083 GOL Animal control officers to the rescue Goldish, Meish.
Y 636.700 KOB Beagles: and other hounds Block, Marta Segal.
Y 636.700 KOB Portuguese water dogs and other working dogs Block, Marta Segal.
Y 636.700 KOB Shih tzu and other toy dogs Block, Marta Segal.
Y 636.700 KOB Bulldogs and other nonsporting dogs Deboo, Ana.
Y 636.700 KOB Miniature schnauzers: and other terriers Deboo, Ana.
Y 636.700 KOB German shepherds: and other herding dogs Ingebretsen, Karen.
Y 636.700 KOB Persians: and other long-haired cats Ingebretsen, Karen.
Y 636.700 KOB Hamsters and other pet rodents Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
Y 636.708 LAW Your dog's superhero skills Lawrence, Ellen,
Y 636.800 LAW Your cat's superhero skills Lawrence, Ellen,
Y 639.300 KOB Green anoles: and other pet lizards Chesbro, Robert.
Y 639.300 KOB Clownfish: and other saltwater aquarium fish Deboo, Ana.
Y 639.900 GOL Wildlife rehabilitators to the rescue Goldish, Meish.
Y 690.000 BAK Hard hat zone Baker, Theo,
Y 736.982 HAR Origami explosion: scorpions, whales, boxes, and more! Harbo, Christopher L.,
Y 736.982 HAR Origami folding frenzy: boats, fish, cranes, and more! Harbo, Christopher L.,
Y 736.982 HAR Origami palooza: dragons, turtles, birds, and more! Harbo, Christopher L.,
Y 736.982 HAR Origami papertainment: Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! Harbo, Christopher L.,
Y 743.600 BER It's fun to draw monsters Bergin, Mark,
Y 743.600 BER It's fun to draw robots and aliens Bergin, Mark,
Y 743.600 BER It's fun to draw sea creatures Bergin, Mark,
Y 745.592 HAR My first guide to paper airplanes Harbo, Christopher L.,
Y 792.802 DOM Beautiful ballerinas Dombey, Elizabeth,
Y 793.800 BAR My first guide to magic tricks Barnhart, Norm.
Y 796.323 DOE All about basketball Doeden, Matt.
Y 796.332 DOE All about football Doeden, Matt.
Y 796.332 TOR Top 25 football skills, tips, and tricks Torres, John Albert.
Y 796.334 SAV Top 25 soccer skills, tips, and tricks Savage, Jeff,
Y 796.355 DOE All about hockey Doeden, Matt.
Y 796.357 ARE Top 25 baseball skills, tips, and tricks Aretha, David.
Y 796.357 DOE All about baseball Doeden, Matt.
Y 796.357 HER What is the World Series? Herman, Gail,
Y 796.357 HET The World Series: all about pro baseball's biggest event Hetrick, Hans,
Y 909.000 VAN The story of mankind Loon, Hendrik Willem Van.
Y 910.916 SPI Arctic Ocean Spilsbury, Louise
Y 910.916 SPI Atlantic Ocean Spilsbury, Louise
Y 910.916 SPI Pacific Ocean Spilsbury, Louise
Y 910.916 SPI Southern Ocean Spilsbury, Louise
Y 910.918 SPI Indian Ocean Spilsbury, Louise
Y 911.000 WOR A look at...Icy worlds
Y 917.100 BOW Wow, Canada!: exploring this land from coast to coast to coast Bowers, Vivien,
Y 917.804 STG What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? St. George, Judith
Y 921.000 ADA JOH John Adams: the 2nd President Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 ALE Alexander: the boy soldier who conquered the world Adams, Simon,
Y 921.000 ANT MAR Marie Antoinette: fashionable queen or greedy royal? Webb, Sarah Powers,
Y 921.000 CLE Cleopatra: powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh? Caravantes, Peggy,
Y 921.000 EAR AME Amelia Earhart Gilpin, Caroline Crosson,
Y 921.000 EDI THO Thomas Edison Kramer, Barbara,
Y 921.000 JAC AND Andrew Jackson: the 7th President Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 JEF THO Thomas Jefferson: the 3rd President Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 JOB STE Who was Steve Jobs? Pollack, Pam.
Y 921.000 KAE COL Colin Kaepernick Aretha, David.
Y 921.000 KAH FRI Who was Frida Kahlo? Fabiny, Sarah,
Y 921.000 KEL HEL Who was Helen Keller? Thompson, Gare
Y 921.000 LEE BRU Who was Bruce Lee? Gigliotti, Jim.
Y 921.000 LEE STA Who is Stan Lee? Edgers, Geoff.
Y 921.000 LIN ABR Abraham Lincoln: the 16th President Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 MAD JAM James Madison: the 4th President Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 MAN NEL Who was Nelson Mandela? Pollack, Pam.
Y 921.000 MOZ WOL Mozart: the boy who changed the world with his music Weeks, Marcus.
Y 921.000 NEW ISA Isaac Newton: the scientist who changed everything Steele, Philip,
Y 921.000 OAK ANN Annie Oakley Hiller, Sandra J.,
Y 921.000 PAR ROS Who was Rosa Parks? McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Y 921.000 PAU CHR Chris Paul Gitlin, Marty.
Y 921.000 ROO FRA Franklin D. Roosevelt: the 32nd president Gregory, Josh.
Y 921.000 ROW JK Who is J.K. Rowling? Pollack, Pam.
Y 921.000 SAC Who was Sacagawea? Fradin, Dennis B
Y 921.000 SAC Sacagawea Jazynka, Kitson,
Y 921.000 SEU DR. Who was Dr. Seuss? Pascal, Janet B.
Y 921.000 SPI STE Who is Steven Spielberg? Spinner, Stephanie
Y 921.000 TUB HAR Who was Harriet Tubman? McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Y 921.000 TUT KIN Who was King Tut? Edwards, Roberta
Y 921.000 WAS GEO George Washington: the 1st president Gregory, Josh.
Y 930.000 FUL Ancient civilizations Fullman, Joe.
Y 932.000 HAR Ancient Egypt Hart, George,
Y 937.725 OCO What was Pompeii? O'Connor, Jim.
Y 940.100 WOR A look at...age of knights and castles
Y 940.541 STO Courage has no color: the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers Stone, Tanya Lee
Y 940.542 DEM What was D-Day? Demuth, Patricia,
Y 940.542 DEM What was Pearl Harbor? Demuth, Patricia,
Y 940.542 WOR World War II in Europe
Y 940.542 WOR World War II in the Pacific
Y 951.050 WOR Chinese Revolution
Y 954.035 WOR Independence of India and Pakistan
Y 970.004 GIB Native American history for kids: with 21 activities Gibson, Karen Bush.
Y 970.004 HAR It's perfectly normal: changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health Harris, Robie H.,
Y 971.060 WOR Canadian independence
Y 972.018 BAQ Aztec, Inca & Maya Baquedano, Elizabeth
Y 973.000 BAL The 50 states: explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps! Balkan, Gabrielle,
Y 973.09 BAU Our country's Presidents: all you need to know about the presidents Bausum, Ann.
Y 973.099 DAV The new big book of U.S. presidents Davis, Todd.
Y 973.099 PRE V.1 World Book [of] America's presidents: The president's world
Y 973.099 PRE V.2 World Book [of] America's presidents: Portraits of the presidents
Y 973.309 URW Betsy Ross and the Creation of the American flag Urwin, Kirsten,
Y 973.700 WOR American Civil War
Y 973.709 GIL Abraham Lincoln Gilpin, Caroline Crosson,
Y 973.711 MCD What was the underground railroad? McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Y 973.734 OCO What was the Battle of Gettysburg? O'Connor, Jim.
Y 973.916 WOR The Great Depression
Y 975.617 BLA Roanoke Island: the town that vanished Blake, Kevin,
Y 976.335 KOO What was Hurricane Katrina? Koontz, Robin Michal.
Y 976.403 POL What was the Alamo? Pollack, Pam.
Y 978.827 BLA Cliff dwellings: a hidden world Blake, Kevin,
Y 979.448 BLA Bodie: the town that belongs to ghosts Blake, Kevin,
Y 994.000 WOR Federation of Australia
YF HAM Free spirit Hamilton, Sable,
YF HAM A star is born Hamilton, Sable,
YF HAM Wildfire Hamilton, Sable,