Children Books about Mexico

Inside The Alamo

Inside The Alamo

Delacorte Books for Young Readers


ISBN: 0385325746
Author: Jim Murphy

Synopsis:

An overview of the struggle between the Texan settlers and Mexico's General Santa Anna for control of Texas, with a detailed description of the 1836 siege of the Alamo. Includes biographical sketches and quotations of some of those involved.
Your child will love this wonderful book. The author is Jim Murphy and the publisher is Delacorte Books for Young Readers. This book went on sale on the 8th of April, 2003. While you are in the library you can most likely search for it using the DDC, F390.M86 2003. The book has 128 pages and it features a variety of black and white illustrations, click on the link below.

Texas won its independence from Mexico with all of the battle cry “ Remember the Alamo! It provides profiles of the famous males who died there, many quotes from contemporary witnesses (which consists of entries from the memoirs and diaries of Mexican soldiers) , fascinating details about anything from the weaponry inside the time towards the fate of the girls and children who followed the Mexican army north, and a rousing description of the final battle– all copiously illustrated with paintings, photos, maps, diagrams, and more. This actually is history at its vivid and exciting best. ” But just what exactly was the Alamo, and what happened there to alter the history in the United states of america? This is really a comprehensive look at that popular siege too as its background and consequences.



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