Sam Houston: Standing Firm

Sam Houston: Standing Firm

by Mary Dodson Wade, Joy Fisher Hein
     
 

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Sam Houston comes alive in this fascinating biography for young readers. Houston's endeavors and accomplishments include becoming a lawyer, congressman, governor, president of the Republic of Texas, and army general. His defeat of Santa Anna's army at San Jacinto in 1836 secured the independence of Texas and this resource helps his legend live on in Texas history… See more details below

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Sam Houston comes alive in this fascinating biography for young readers. Houston's endeavors and accomplishments include becoming a lawyer, congressman, governor, president of the Republic of Texas, and army general. His defeat of Santa Anna's army at San Jacinto in 1836 secured the independence of Texas and this resource helps his legend live on in Texas history and lore.

Editorial Reviews

Austin American-Statesman
Wade's simple prose makes this an easy I-can-do-it-myself for the beginning reader, and the stories are beyond entertaining.
FrontStreetReviews.com
A great book to help introduce history to kids.
texasgifts.com

Uses simple language that allows children in primary grades to discover on their own the facts about Sam's colorful life.

TCM Reviews

The information presented is well researched and eschews speculation. The book provides a platform for educators and parents to emphasize values like standing up for what you believe and life-long learning.

ParentWise Austin Magazine
This beautifully illustrated picture biography allows very young readers, those in grades kindergarten through third grade, to discover what Houston was like.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933979137
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Texas Heroes For Young Readers
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
884,248
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

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