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The Texas Revolution: Fighting for Independence

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-5
  • Lexile: 770L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 4.6
  • ISBN: 9781433383908
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 976
  • Pages: 32
In 1833, American and Tejano colonists wanted independence from the Mexican government. Through a bloody Texas Revolution, the independent Republic of Texas was born! Readers will be enthralled as they make their way through this exciting and compelling book that uses vivid images, intriguing facts and sidebars in conjunction with easy to read text and an accessbile glossary and index to enlighten readers about such things as the Law of April 6, 1830, the Batatle of Conzalez, Siege of Bexar, "The Consultation", and The Alamo. Along with these highlights of the Texas Revolution, this book also includes features on Santa Anna, Stephen Austin, and Sam Houston to give children a well-rounded introduction to Texas history.
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