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Roberts, Madge Thornall

ROBERTS, Madge Thornall

ROBERTS, Madge Thornall. American, b. 1929. Genres: History. Career: San Antonio Independent School District, elementary school teacher, 195072; Northside Independent School District, elementary school teacher, 1972-90. Contributing editor, Cobblestones, children's magazine; freelance contributor to Houston Post; lecturer, guest speaker, 1993-; active in educators' organizations. Alamo Wall of History, a permanent outdoor exhibit, chair and author of guide book; Academic Center, Sam Houston State University, advisory board. Consultant for television programs and documentaries. Publications: A Child's View of Texas History from A to Z, 1979; Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston, 1993; The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Vol. 1, 1839-1845, 1996, Vol. 2, 1846- 1848, 1997, Vol. 3, 1848-1852, 1999. Poetry published in Texas ABC Coloring Book, which featured the art work of Roberts's fourth-grade students, 1978. Address: University of North Texas Press, PO Box 311336, Denton, TX 76203, U.S.A.

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