Moses Austin and Stephen F. Austin: A Gone-to-Texas Dual Biography


Betsy Warren  
Product Code: 460-966  




Today we know Stephen F. Austin as the "Father of Texas," but few people know about his father, Moses Austin, the man who motivated him. This dual biography traces the Austin family history from their English roots in 1638 at the cusp of Texas independence he did so much to create.

Ages 8, above, heavily illustrated, index, 64 pages, 7 x 9,  HB, TEKS

Betsy Warren has an art education degree from Miami University in Ohio and attended the Chicago Art Institute.  She wrote and illustrated many books for children.  Most of them are about her favorite subject, Texas.  Her works of historical non-fiction include Twenty Texans, Indians Who Lived in Texas, and a Let's Remember series of five books about the people and events in Texas history.  She also wrote for magazines and worked as a musician. Betsy is now retired and lives in Austin.


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