Texas: Cowboys and Campfires
Texas: Cowboys and Campfires is a historical fiction about three boys who spend time during summer on the Double A Ranch in Hood County, Texas. The cowboys on the ranch include the boys in their work, at their meals in the bunkhouse, and around the evening campfires where they tell stories about Texas history. The boys learn about David and Elizabeth Crockett, Lizzie Johnson, Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, Jesse Chisholm, John Simpson Chisum, Stephen F. Austin, and Sam Houston. They also learn about the historic Granbury Square, the King Ranch, the Dust Bowl, and more.
The Lost Treasure of Lincoln County: A Great American Adventure
On the NFRW Mamie Eisenhower Library Project Reading List
The Lost Treasure of Lincoln County:
A Great American Adventure
The Lost Treasure of Lincoln County: A Great American Adventure is a children's historical fiction that promotes pride in America. The spirit of patriotism is weaved throughout the adventures of two boys, Jonas and Dale, who find a small wooden box that contains a treasure map. With the help of a local historian, the boys search for the treasure. The boys learn about the Siefert/Sifford family who immigrated to America in 1753 from Germany. The story takes place in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1958 and ends when the boys return from Viet Nam in the early 1970s.