Standoff: Remembering the Alamo

Standoff: Remembering the Alamo

by Lisa Trumbauer, Brent Schoonover
     
 

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In 1836, 15-year-old Cal and his mother ride across the Texas countryside. Suddenly, they spot thousands of Mexican soldiers approaching on the horizon. Cal knows they mean trouble, so he steers the wagon to the safest place around — the Alamo! Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and other soldiers are there, waiting for a fight. But can their small group hold off an

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In 1836, 15-year-old Cal and his mother ride across the Texas countryside. Suddenly, they spot thousands of Mexican soldiers approaching on the horizon. Cal knows they mean trouble, so he steers the wagon to the safest place around — the Alamo! Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and other soldiers are there, waiting for a fight. But can their small group hold off an entire army? It'll be a battle they'll never forget.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434208491
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Historical Fiction Series
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
1,193,762
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Lisa Trumbauer is the New York Times best-selling author of A Practical Guide to Dragons. In addition, she has written about 300 other books for children, including mystery novels, picture books, and nonfiction books on just about every topic under the sun (including the sun!).

Brent Schoonover has worked as a freelance illustrator since graduating from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2002. He has illustrated for companies such as General Mills, Best Buy, Target, and Continental Airlines. He has also worked on several graphic novels, including Horrorwood, published by Ape Entertainment in 2006, and several books by Capstone Press. Schoonover currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, two cats, and one bulldog.

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