Bio: Beverly Stowe McClure is a native Texan. She lives in the country, outside of Iowa Park, with her husband, Jack, and a cat named Sugar, who isn't really sweet. She has three sons, four granddaughters and two grandsons. She also has a great-grandson. (She married very young.)
She earned a BSEd from Midwestern State University. Her stories and articles have appeared in leading children's magazines.
Beverly is a member of both the North Texas and the national Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is currently working on two historical novels for children, as well as a couple of picture books.
She co-teaches a women's Sunday School class. To relax she plays the piano and tries to make flowers grow under the hot Texas sun and with little water. And she's discovered many interesting ancestors in her genealogy research.
when new books by Beverly Stowe McClure are released.
Caves, Cannons and Crinolines is the story of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Stamford and her family's daily struggle to survive a changing way of life during the American Civil War. This is a story of fear, courage, and understanding that people, no matter where they live, have the same needs: love, peace and security.
A girl's quest to discover the truth not only about her ghost but about herself, as well. The story is set in Charleston, South Carolina, where, according to legend, many old houses have a resident ghost.
In the small garden tucked in a secluded spot between the hospital and street, Casey found his leather jacket, lying on the ground under the redwood bench. When he stooped to pick it up, he saw the wilted bluebonnet. "She was here, and I don't think she left willingly."