Throughout her long life, Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson has embraced challenge and adventure. With strength, independence, and intelligence, she has upheld causes that have become her trademark, working tirelessly for conservation and education, in particular. In her home state of Texas, her adopted home of Washington, D.C., and across the nation, we can see the affects of this work. It s visible from national parks in California to the world-renowned wildflower center that bears her name in Texas. A Biography of Lady Bird Johnson gives us a thoughtful look at the life of this influential and graceful woman. Brief and informative, the book weaves together her biography with archival images. Author Rose Houk traces Lady Bird s life both before and after marrying Lyndon Baines Johnson, and Houk shows us Mrs. Johnson s metamorphosis into a public figure in her own right. This book follows every role daughter, single young woman, mother, widow and shows how this gracious lady has left her mark.
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