Joyce Gibson Roach


Inside the Classrom (and Out): How we Learn through Floklore

The 25 articles in this volume cover a variety of topics that are relevant to folklore and learning.

Horned Toad Canyon

Not many reptiles are considered cute, but the charming horned toad is irresistible and can be visited in its neighborhood on the arid, wide-open spaces of the southwestern prairie.

Honor at Daybreak (Texas Tradition)

Honor at Daybreak TCU Reprint from Texas A&M book distributors. Joyce Gibson Roach wrote the foreward.

Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore

Without the footnote and bibliography baggage of academic writings, these newspaper articles and stories detail the traditions, customs and practices of Texans from El Paso to Longview, from Amarillo to Houston. This is a book about the folk as journalists write about them.

Eats: A Folk History of Texas Foods

Texas Institute of Letters prize for best book of non-fiction. Co-authored with Ernestine Sewell Linck.

Collective Heart: Texans in World War 2

Sixteen Texas writers remember war and home front.

Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009

(Publication of the Texas Folklore Society) The Texas Folklore Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations in the state.

C L Sonnichsen (Western Writers Ser No. 40)

C.L. Sonnichsen lived, taught and wrote as a man of the Southwestern Borderlands, the center of which is El Paso, a place straddling two countries and two cultures.

Bounty of Texas

In addition to reminiscences of trapping and hunting in the Big Bend of West Texas during the 1920s and 1930s, this publication includes a heretofore unpublished outdoors sketch by J. Frank Dobie on deer hunting and a piece by Bertha McKee Dobie on Frank’s interest in grasses.