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Patty York Raymond is a native of Laredo. She earned her M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Houston and her Administration and Supervision from Texas A&M International University. Patty has enjoyed working with children, families, and educators in a variety of roles including social worker, teacher and administrator. She and her family reside in McAllen, Texas where she is an independent education consultant as well as owner/director of Abrazo Case Management Services for Children and Pregnant Women.

It’s Too Windy! was recently honored with the International Latino Book Award for 2016. Patty’s next book, The ABCs to Ranching, is about a mischievous little boy who goes to the ranch to help his father with the chores. With one mishap after another, he gains an appreciation for nature and develops a strong connection with his father and their heritage. The ABCs to Ranching will be in bookstores early 2017 and will be accompanied by a music CD sure to get the children singing and dancing! .

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The ABC's of Ranching

The ABCs to Ranching is a cultural perspective on ranching in South Texas. It is a humorous account of a mischievous young boy determined to help his father with the chores. “Let’s go,” he yells to his Catahoula Cowdog as his father warns him not to get underfoot. With one mishap after another, the young boy develops an appreciation for nature and a strong connection to his father and their heritage—all centered on the alphabet. The ABCs to Ranching is accompanied by a music CD (Take Me To The Ranch) that is sure to get the children singing and dancing!

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It's Too Windy!

Hooray! Yeah! Yippee! Yahoo! Jessica and David can't wait to swim in their grandparents pool. But how long will they have to wait?

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