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What Was the Alamo?
What Was...? Series Book #2 of 54 in alphabetical order (switch to publication order)
Authors: Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
Illustrator: David Groff
|Published on October 3, 2013|
|Age Group: 8 - 12 years|
|Reading Level: ||AR: 5.4 (1.0 Point, Quiz #162448)|
Lexile® measure: 800L
"Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive this famous moment in Texas history"-- Provided by publisher. "Two hundred Americans held off more than two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days before defeat. Only two Texans survived. The siege was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. How many kids even knew there was a Republic of Texas? Now they will! With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive the battle at the Alamo!
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