Daughters of the Republic Naylor Award

The Daughters Republic of Texas
June Franklin Naylor Award for Best Book for Children on Texas
for 2006 received 15 nominations

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson by Judy Alter
A Brave Boy & A Good Soldier by Mary Margaret Amberson
Tales of the Texas Mermaid: "The Boot" by Mary Borgia
Journey to the Alamo by Melodie A. Cuate
The Buffalo Soldier by Sherry Garland
Sam Houston, Texas Hero by Susan R. Gregson
Dark Water Rising by Marian Hale
What's so great about . . . Sam Houston by Susan Sales Harkins and William H. Harkins
Henry B. Gonzalez, Congressman of the People by Brenda Haugen
The Lady in the Blue Cloak: Legends from the Texas Missions by Eric A. Kimmel
Hurricane Katrina by Barb Palser
What's so great about . . . Davy Crockett by Russell Robert
Sophie's War by Janice Shefelman
Women of the Confederacy by Barbara A. Somervell
Bridget "Biddy" Mason, From Slave to Businesswoman by Jean Kinney Williams

The 2006 committee includes Dr. Barbara Immroth, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin, chairman; Dr. Viki Ash, Coordinator of Children's Services, San Antonio Public Library, and Linda Plevak, Library Director, Bulverde/Spring Branch Public Library. Announcement of top 5 in May. http://www.drtl.org/

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