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What was the Alamo?  Cover Image Book Book

What was the Alamo? / by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by David Groff.

Pollack, Pam, (author.). Belviso, Meg, (author.). Groff, David, 1956- (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780448467108 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0448467100 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780448467115
  • ISBN: 0448467119
  • ISBN: 0606321292
  • Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York, USA : Grosset & Dunlap, an Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Summary, etc.:
""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!"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) > Juvenile literature.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) > Siege, 1836 > Juvenile literature.
Texas > History > To 1846 > Juvenile literature.
San Antonio (Tex.) > Buildings, structures, etc. > Juvenile literature.

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  • 35 of 36 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.

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