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Title: Warm views of a cold place (review of Ice House Sketches by Robert Phillips)
Authors: Thompson,Herb
Source: Texas Books in Review, Winter/Spring 2012, 31-32 :4-1 ,pg 19-  
Subjects: Houston (Tex.) - Restaurants (Book review) Phillips Robert
Additional Information: Portraits of people who frequented the Ice House (Houston).
Ref ID: 94356
Title: Probationary period for employees - what effect does it really have?
Authors: Ramos,Elsa G.
Source: Texas Business Today, Third Quarter 2012, :   9+
Subjects: Probationary employees - Law and legislation Employment - Law and legislation
Ref ID: 95249
Title: Cold-blooded, medium rare (Review of "Stick a Fork in It" by Robin Allen)
Authors: Thompson,Herb
Source: Texas Books in Review, Summer 2012, 32 :2 ,pg 15-  
Subjects: Fiction (Book review) Austin (Tex.) - Restaurants - Fiction (Book review) Allen Robin
Ref ID: 94835
Title: I did it all by myself: Scaffolding to develop problem-solving and self-help skills in young children
Authors: Lee,Tammy
Source: Texas Child Care, Spring 2011, 34 :04 ,pg 38- 42
Subjects: Problem-solving in children Life skills Child development
Ref ID: 91782
Title: Interest-based problem solving
Source: Advocate, Spring 2011, 30 :3 ,pg 30-  
Subjects: Teachers' workshops Group problem solving National Education Association (NEA)
Ref ID: 90502
Title: What is IBPS?
Source: Advocate, Spring 2011, 30 :3 ,pg 31-  
Subjects: Group problem solving Negotiation
Ref ID: 90503
Title: Review: A soccer team mirrors Juarez's decline
Authors: Granados,Christine
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 37- 38
Subjects: Soccer--Personal narratives (Book review) Violence - Juarez (Mex.) - Personal narratives (Book review) Powell Robert Andrew
Additional Information: Review of This Love Is Not For Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juarez by Robert Andrew Powell.
Ref ID: 94664
Title: Political intelligence: Annals of juvenile justice - not quite fixed
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Juvenile detention homes - Law and legislation Texas Youth Commission Texas Juvenile Probation Commission Texas Juvenile Justice Department Whitmire John Madden Jerry
Ref ID: 94742
Title: Power politics
Authors: Richardson,Susan Smith
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 26- 29
Subjects: Texas - Politics and government (Book review) Caro Robert Collins Gail Fenberg Steven.
Additional Information: Reviews of The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert Caro, Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good by Steven Fenberg and As Texas Goes...How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda by Gail Collins.
Ref ID: 94782
Title: Music: Robert Earl Keen
Authors: McCord,Jeff
Source: Texas Monthly, Sep-11, 39 :9 ,pg 58+-  
Subjects: Keen Robert Earl Musicians and singers
Additional Information: Ready for Confetti by Robert Earl Keen.
Ref ID: 92866
Title: A writer's advice for divining the grand resonance through a brain made of meat
Authors: Munguia,Roberto
Source: Texas Observer, Oct-11, 103 :15 ,pg 42-  
Subjects: Mungia Roberto Poets
Ref ID: 92884
Title: Direct quote: Living on public assistance
Authors: Ross,Robyn
Source: Texas Observer, Oct-11, 103 :15 ,pg 35-36-  
Subjects: Robinson Rhonda Public welfare
Ref ID: 92916
Title: Hot dry endless...As the countryside burns, cities search for water and cattle starve, Texas endures one of its worst droughts
Authors: Wilder,Forrest
Source: Texas Observer, Oct-11, 103 :15 ,pg 8-15-  
Subjects: Droughts Reservoirs Wildfires Tullos Bill Midland (Tex.) - Water-supply Robert Lee (Tex.) - Water-supply
Additional Information: Photographs by Jen Reel.
Ref ID: 92961
Title: Highway injustice
Authors: Hannaford,Alex
Source: Texas Observer, November 2012, 104 :11 ,pg 22- 27
Subjects: Serial murderers Rhoades Robert Ben Truck drivers
Additional Information: Truck driving serial killers use their mobility, and the fact that they regularly cross jurisdictions, to get away with their crimes.
Ref ID: 95160
Title: State of the media: A tale of two editors - Journalists who were born in the digital age and are attuned to social media's influence on the news will soon run Texas newsrooms
Authors: Minutaglio,Bill
Source: Texas Observer, Nov-11, 103 :16 ,pg 43-  
Subjects: Journalists Zipp Fred Rivard Robert Newspapers
Ref ID: 92880
Title: Who killed Mary Eula Sears: Thirty years ago, a 77-year-old woman who loved to paint flowers and landscapes was brutally murdered in her Abilene home and stuffed in a closet. A jury found a local ne'er-do-well guilty of the crime and sentenced him to deat
Authors: Hall,Michael
Source: Texas Monthly, Nov-11, 39 :11 ,pg 122-127+-  
Subjects: Abilene (Tex.) - Murders Sears Mary Eula Martin Dee Dee East Wayne Robinson Troy Texas Defender Service Denny Julie
Ref ID: 92833
Title: Debating Robert Caro
Authors: Sweany,Brian D.;Curtis,Gregory
Source: Texas Monthly, May-12, 40 :5 ,pg 149- 150+
Subjects: Caro Robert Johnson Lyndon Baines Kennedy John F.
Additional Information: The authors debate, via email, about the treatment of the Kennedy assassination in "The Passage of Power" the 4th volume in Caro's biography of Johnson.
Ref ID: 94353
Title: Power trio
Authors: Updegrove,Mark K.
Source: Texas Monthly, Mar-12, 40 :3 ,pg 94- 96+
Subjects: Johnson Lyndon Baines Kennedy John F. Kennedy Robert United States - Politics and government - 1960-1968
Additional Information: Excerpt from Updegrove's history of the Johnson presidency, "Indomitable Will."
Ref ID: 93335
Title: Into the wild
Authors: Llewellin,Charlie
Source: Texas Monthly, Jun-11, 39 :6 ,pg 118-131-  
Subjects: Parks Huntsville State Park Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway Ray Roberts Lake State Park Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Balmorhea State Park Brazos Bend State Park Garner State Park Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Bastrop State Park Chinati
Additional Information: Outdoors 101: 1-Using a map and a compass; 2-Cleaning a fish; 3-Hanging a bear bag; 4-Starting a campfire in wet weather; 5-Cooking a campfire dessert. 10 more trips worth gearing up for: Abilene, Blanco, Caddo Lake, Franklin Mountains, Goose Island, Gove
Ref ID: 91202
Title: Public education deserves our very best: Five state lawmakers tell how Texas public schools shaped their lives
Authors: Shapiro,Florence;Van de Putte,Leticia;Eissler,Rob;Patrick,Diane;Turner,Sylvester
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 40-  
Subjects: Public education - Personal narratives Shapiro Florence Van de Putte Leticia Eissler Rob Patrick Diane Turner Sylvester
Ref ID: 94803
Title: Robert Scott steps down as commissioner of education
Source: Texas Education Today, Jul-12, 26 :5    
Subjects: Texas Education Agency Scott Robert
Ref ID: 94540
Title: Self-proving wills
Authors: Fambrough,Judon
Source: Tierra Grande, Jul-12, 19 :3 ,pg 10- 13
Subjects: Wills Probate law and practice - Texas Estates - Law
Additional Information: Self-proving wills avoid the necessity of having third-party verification and are legal in Texas.
Ref ID: 94647
Title: The mess in Mineola: An account of the investigations into conditions in a prison work camp, 1879
Authors: Walker,Donald R.
Source: East Texas Historical Journal, Fall 2012, 50 :2 ,pg 54- 66
Subjects: Prisons -- Law and legislation Roberts Oran M. Mineola (Tex.)--History Wood County (Tex.)--History
Ref ID: 94399
Title: Book reviews (review of The Wrecking of La Salle's Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron by Robert S. Weddle)
Authors: Bratcher,James T.
Source: The Journal of South Texas, Fall 2011, 24 :2 ,pg 92- 108
Subjects: Weddle Robert S. La Salle Robert Cavelier sieur de 1643-1687 (Book review) Aigron Claude -- Trials litigation etc. (Book review)
Ref ID: 92497
Title: Behind the lines: The big test
Authors: Burka,Paul
Source: Texas Monthly, Aug-12, 40 :8 ,pg 10- 12
Subjects: Educational tests and measurements Scott Robert Texas Education Agency Hammond Bill Texas Association of Business (TAB) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Hochberg Shapiro Florence Eissler Rob
Additional Information: The battle over the Texas' reliance on high-stakes standardized exams.
Ref ID: 94610
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