A Picture Book of Sam Houston by Michael S. Adler,Matt (ILT) Collins David A. Adler

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Sam Houston was a teacher, a lawyer, a war hero, and statesman. He is best known for defeating the Mexican Army in 1836 and establishing Texas as an independent nation. He served two terms as the president of the Republic of Texas and helped Texas to become the twenty-eighth state.
 

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David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book. David A. Adler and Michael S. Alder have collaborated on several books in the Picture Book Biography series. A Picture Book of John and Abigail Adams was called "impressive" by Kirkus Reviews. Both authors live in New York State.
 
Published February 20, 2012 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books.

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At the battle of San Jacinto during the Texas revolution against Mexico, Sam Houston famously declared, “We are Texans.... If you wish to fight, here is your chance and now is the time.... Remember th

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Like Adler, Ritz conveys more than familiar icons: she has executed black-and-white drawings closely based on the well-known extant photographs of Anne and her family and friends, and set these into watercolors of, for example, 1930s Germany or Anne packing her diary.

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At the battle of San Jacinto during the Texas revolution against Mexico, Sam Houston famously declared, “We are Texans....

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