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).
— From Biography
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.
About the Author
David A. Adler has written more than a hundred books for children, including his well-known Picture Book Biography series. A former teacher, he lives with his family in New York State. Visit him on the web at www.davidaadler.com. Matt Collins has illustrated numerous picture books for children. His art has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated for Kids, among other publications. Visit his website at www.mattcollins.com.
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