What Was the Alamo?Book - 2013
"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.
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2013
Branch Call Number: 976.403 Po
Characteristics: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 20 cm
From Library Staff
You may have heard about the Alamo, but do you really know what it is? Now, you can! Learn how American soldiers were heavily outnumbered but survived far longer than expected.