Thursday, January 3, 2008

New Year, New Books

We're starting off the new year, with even more new books for our Reference Collection. These are the new titles that will be available at the UNT Dallas Campus Library.

The Texas Bluebonnet. Jean Andrews. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX. This is an expanded edition of the original book. It includes legends and stories, information on growing bluebonnets, driving routes, and beautiful pictures. (SB 413 .L88 A53 1993 c.2) 1/3/08

Dallas: The Making of a Modern City. Patricia Evridge Hill. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX. This book takes a look at what happened in Dallas before it rose to prominence that made it the powerful city that it has become. (F 394 .D2157 H35 1996 c.3) 1/3/08

Lone Star Justice. Robert Marshall Utley. Oxford University Press. This book takes a look at the first generation of Texas Rangers and finds that they were neither as bad or as good as the stories say. (F 391 .U9 2002 c.2) 1/3/08

Making the Most of College. Richard J. Light. Harvard University Press, Cambridge: MA. This book is the result of interviews with 1600 Harvard students over 10 years about their views of college. (LD 2160 .L54 2001 c.2) 1/3/08

Becoming the Obvious Choice. Bryan Dodge and David Cottrell. Cornerstone Leadership Institute: Dallas, TX. This book offers tips on how to be successful in getting a job. (HF 5386 .D63 2001) 1/3/08

Harder than Hardscrabble. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX. This book is a collection of oral histories taken about life on farms that were on the outskirts of the hill country in Texas. It includes recollections of the farms themselves, the crops and finances, and community life. (F 394 .F6365 H37 2003 c.2) 1/3/08

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