David Crockett Creating a Legend by Mary Dodson Wade
(Texas Heroes For Young Readers)

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From his humble beginnings in east Tennessee to his valiant stand at the Alamo, this biography introduces young readers to the real person behind the larger-than-life image of Davy Crockett, highlighting the strong character traits of this Texas hero. Much more than a rough-and-tumble frontiersman, Davy Crockett was also a businessman, a U.S. congressman, and a freedom fighter whose accomplishments are detailed in this fascinating biography. Illustrations by Joy Fisher Hein create a detailed and accurate historical world to help young readers gain a deeper understanding of the legend and his life.

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Published February 1, 2013 by Bright Sky Press. 24 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books.