Alamo: Victory or Death on the Texas Frontier

Alamo: Victory or Death on the Texas Frontier

by Karen Clemens Warrick
     
 

In 1836, a small group of rebels inside the Alamo stood up against a Mexican army. The rebels-including David Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis-were fighting for the independence of Texas. The group knew time was short and scrambled to prepare for battle. Riders with messages pleading for more troops snuck out under the night's cloak of darkness. The rebels'

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Overview

In 1836, a small group of rebels inside the Alamo stood up against a Mexican army. The rebels-including David Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis-were fighting for the independence of Texas. The group knew time was short and scrambled to prepare for battle. Riders with messages pleading for more troops snuck out under the night's cloak of darkness. The rebels' courageous defense during the Mexicans' final charge became an inspiration for other Texans fighting for change and eventually led to Texas's statehood and rightful place in American history.

About the Author:
Karen Clemens Warrick is a freelance writer of history books and biographies with fifteen years' experience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766029378
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Series:
America's Living History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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