A Picture Book of Sam Houston (Picture Book Biographies) (Hardcover)
The first president of the Republic of Texas defended his beloved future state in battle and words, inspiring many with his tenacious courage. Realistic digital art (6-8).
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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.