Courageous People from Texas (Who Changed the World) (Board book)
From the fearless leadership of Sam Houston to the determination of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, Courageous People from Texas Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brave people from their home state who made a difference.
Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of more than a dozen courageous Texans: Stephen Austin, Sam Houston, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, the Bush Family, Sandra Day O’Connor, Ann Richards, Buddy Holly, Barbara Jordan, Selena Quintanilla-Perez, Vickie Gutierrez, and J. J. Watt. A quote from each hero is included on each spread along with colorful, delightful artwork.
About the Author
Kyle Kershner has loved drawing since he was a tot. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in sequential art and spends his days doing what he loves most: illustrating children's books and making kid-friendly art.
Heidi is the author of the Little Heroes series, Jesus Worked Miracles, A is for Abinadi, A is for Adam, I Can Love Like Jesus, The Two-Minute Secret to Staying in Love, and A Mother's Greatest Gift. She particularly enjoys writing about inspiring people and ways to strengthen families, and she lives with her husband Scott and their four bright-eyed children.