"Wilderness Pioneer", Stephen F. Austin, was written by Carol Hoff and illustrated by Robert Todd. Published by Follett Publishing Company, copyright 1955. The book is a school reader.
"When Stephen F. Austin came to Texas in 1821, it was great wilderness. Huge herds of buffalo and antelope,black cattle and wild mustangs, roamed the prairies. In all Texas there were only a few thousand people, most of them Indians. Austin brought settlers into this vast country; he worked to make the wilderness into thriving farms and cities; he dreamed big dreams for Texas and helped to make those dreams come true."
192 page hard cover book in good condition with no rips, tears, or writing.