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Hispanic Heritage Month

Biographies & More

Americo Paredes: In His Own Words, an Authorized Biography
All Rise
The patriarch : the remarkable life and extraordinary times of Franciso Yturria
Irma's Story
The Boy Kings of Texas
The Master Showmen of King Ranch
My life in the Rio Grande Valley
One Hundred Women of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
South Texas renaissance man: the humanitarian, political, and philanthropic activities of Judge J.T. Canales (Thesis)
A Time to Remember
A Tejano Son of Texas
Wiser in Battle
When the River Dreams
The Amazing Life of a South Texas Cowboy
Catarino Garza's Revolution on the Texas-Mexico Border

Books By Local & University Authors @ the Library

El Rinche
I Have Always Been Here
The Road to Llorona Park
Amigoland : a novel
Where We Come From
De donde venimos
The Valley
Rant. Chant. Chisme
The Shallow End of Sleep
The Backlit Hour
With the River on Our Face
Hija of the Valley
You Know What I'm Sayin'?
Mestiza Grill
Seis Cuentos Cortos y un Poema de Amor
Flower, Song, Dance
The Seed
Juventud! Growing up on the Border

About the Valley

Shrimp Tales
Birding the Border
Rio Grande Valley in the Time of a Pandemic
Rio Grande Valley ABC
The Turtle Lady
Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley
Creature Feature
Mexican American Baseball in South Texas
Border Ball
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
Medieval Culture and the Mexican American Borderlands
Rattling yours, Snake King
The News from Brownsville
Portrait of a Border City: Brownsville, Texas
Charro Days in Brownsville
Historic Brownsville
Brownsville Memories of Home
Architecture of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
The Cantú Family : a porción of Edinburg
The Norquest Family of Edinburg : a century-long perspective on life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Atwood acres : a porción of Edinburg
Along the River III
I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
River of Hope
Tejano Legacy
The Civil War Era and the Lower Rio Grande Valley
A Crooked River
Native American Peoples of South Texas
Blood Oranges Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands
The legacy of John H. Shary : promotion and land development in Hidalgo County, South Texas, 1912-1930
Refuge on the Rio Grande: A Regional: History of Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Guns along the Rio Grande Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma
On the Prairie of Palo Alto
The Final Fury: Palmito Ranch, the Last Battle of the Civil War
The Last Battle of the Civil War
Studies in Brownsville & Matamoros History
Rails to the Rio
Border Sanctuary
Valley Vets
Valley Vets II
Charles Stillman, 1810-1875.
William Crawford Gorgas, his life and work
Ruben Edelstein: A life & History
A Life Crossing Borders
Historic Rio Grande Valley