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Davy Crockett (In Their Own Words)

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Publisher Comments:

This unique biography of Davy Crockett uses personal recollections, letters, and newspaper articles to tell the fascinating story of his life.

"I stood no chance to become great in any other way than by accident."

With these words, Davy Crockett reflects on his extraordinary journey from growing up in the backwoods of Tennessee to becoming a congressperson in Washington, D.C. People often do not know the truth about the man made famous for the crucial role he played in the Battle of the Alamo.

Kids will find out about Davy's well-known sense of humor and dedication to helping those around him in this exciting biography.

Synopsis:

This biography of the great American frontiersman describes his extraordinary journey, from growing up in the backwoods of Tennessee to becoming a Congressman in Washington to the crucial role he played at the Battle of the Alamo in Texas. Featured 30 b&w illustrations, historic prints, and photographs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439263184
Author:
Sullivan, George
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Legislators
Subject:
Pioneers
Subject:
Tennessee
Subject:
Alamo
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
In Their Own Words (Scholastic Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20021001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 128 pages Scholastic Reference - English 9780439263184 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This biography of the great American frontiersman describes his extraordinary journey, from growing up in the backwoods of Tennessee to becoming a Congressman in Washington to the crucial role he played at the Battle of the Alamo in Texas. Featured 30 b&w illustrations, historic prints, and photographs.
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