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Tuesday, November 07, 2006

The June Franklin Naylor Award for the Best Book on Texas History
Commentary on San Antonio Daughters of the Republic of Texas webpage

"The June Franklin Naylor Award for the Best Book for Children on Texas History, endowed by the family of June Franklin Naylor and sponsored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, is given annually to the author/illustrator of the most distinguished book for children and young adults, grades K-12, that accurately portrays the history of Texas, whether fiction or nonfiction. A former schoolteacher and long-time resident of Odessa, Mrs. Naylor served as President General of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Inc., from 1989-1991."

The 2005 award was presented to Dr. Anne Bustard, author, and Kurt Cyrus, illustrator for their book Buddy: The Story of Buddy Holly.

2004 Recipient - Sally Senzell Isaacs, author of Cattle Trails and Cowboys, 1840-1890

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