Make Way for Sam Houston (Unforgettable Americans)

make way for sam houston fritz

Colorful Sam Houston leaps to life in the pages of this fresh and funny biography, set against the story of Texas's fight for independence from Mexico. Lively, readable, and solidly researched, this is the kind of biography every child needs. Booklist, starred review

Jean Fritz has done it again.  Her writing turns this larger-than-life character into a very real person.  School Library Journal, starred review

Young readers will find the book fast-paced and fact-packed.---from The New York Times Book Review

109 pages                         978-0698116467                        Ages 8-12

Keywords:  biography, American history, 19th century, politics, government, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, narrative nonfiction, Texas

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