The Battle of the Alamo: An Interactive History Adventure

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Describes the battle of the Alamo in 1836 as Mexican soldiers overwhelmed the Texan Alamo defenders, and explains what the battle symbolizes today. The readers choices reveal historical details from the perspective of a Mexican soldier and a Texan rebel.
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Overview

Describes the battle of the Alamo in 1836 as Mexican soldiers overwhelmed the Texan Alamo defenders, and explains what the battle symbolizes today. The readers choices reveal historical details from the perspective of a Mexican soldier and a Texan rebel.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429617611
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2008
  • Series: You Choose: History Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 366,004
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Amie Jane Leavitt is an accomplished author and photographer who loves to travel the globe in search of interesting story ideas and beautiful places to capture in photos. Amie has written nearly 50 books for children. She graduated from Brigham Young University as an education major and has since taught all subjects and grade levels in both private and public schools. She also has contributed to online and print media, and has worked as a consultant, writer, and editor for numerous educational publishing and assessment companies.
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Table of Contents

About Your Adventure     5
Taking Sides Over Texas     7
Life in Santa Anna's Army     13
Fighting for Texas     61
Remember the Alamo!     101
Time Line     106
Other Paths to Explore     108
Read More     109
Internet Sites     109
Glossary     110
Bibliography     111
Index     112
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2014

    Great for Kids who are history buffs

    My son is very interested in American History. He saw a movie about the Alamo which got him interested in this book. He has several of the Interactive History books. He enjoys selecting the paths the characters take in their lives. The books are realistic and the stories do not always have happy endings - like life. They give you a glimpse into the lives of people who lived in the past. The cover art is also eye-catching. There are many books in the series so a child can find some topic that will interest him/her. The series is highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2012

    Sounds good

    Amie Leavitt is my moms cousin so yeah and amie if you are reading this you are probably wondering which cousin well it is marie by the way this is her dauhter jaycee so yeah by the way i really want this book it is on my wish list bye

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