by Nathan Hale. New York, NY: Amulet Books, 2016
Readers learn about Texas in the early 1800s and the facts, politics, and military actions that defined the Texas Revolution through to the doomed battle at the Alamo and the victory over Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto.
We learn about larger-than-life characters of Jim Bowie, Stephen Austin, William Travis, David Crockett, and others. It addresses social studies themes such as: historical events; culture and cultural diversity; the powers and challenges of governance; citizenship and civic ideals and practices; and global connections.