S: ALPHABET BOOK
FC: State Symbols | Texas
1: The Great State of Texas
2: State Motto: | "The Friendship State"
3: Nick Name: | "The Lone Star State"
4: Bluebonnet | State Flower
5: State Seal | Reverse of Seal
6: State Flag | So
7: "Texas, Our Texas" Texas, Our Texas! all hail the mighty State! Texas, Our Texas! so wonderful so great! Boldest and grandest, withstanding ev'ry test O Empire wide and glorious, you stand supremely blest. Texas, O Texas! your freeborn single star, Sends out its radiance to nations near and far, Emblem of Freedom! it set our hearts aglow, With thoughts of San Jacinto and glorious Alamo Texas, dear Texas! from tyrant grip now free, Shines forth in splendor, your star of destiny! Mother of heroes, we come your children true, Proclaiming our allegiance, our faith, our love for you. God bless you Texas! And keep you brave and strong, That you may grow in power and worth, throughout the ages long. God bless you Texas! And keep you brave and strong, That you may grow in power and worth, throughout the ages long.
8: State Tree: Pecan
9: State Plant: Prickly Pear Cactus | This plant can be eaten: Nopalitos!
10: State Reptile: Texas Horned Lizard | Yikes!! | State Mammal (small): Nine-Banded Armadillo | Cool!
11: State Mammal (large): Texas Longhorn | Check me out!
12: State Fish: Guadalupe Bass | State Insect: Monarch Butterfly
13: State Bird: Northern Mockingbird | Mockingbirds can imitate other sounds!
14: State Dance: | Square dance
15: State Dish: Chile con carne | State Snack: Tortilla chips and salsa