The Alamo

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Did you know that the word Alamo means cottonwood in Spanish? Or that the first hospital in Texas was inside the Alamo? Go back in time to understand why hundreds of men lost their lives defending or overtaking this historic site, and why it is still viewed as a symbol of American freedom and bravery.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-3760-1
$7.99 $7.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2004
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Pull Ahead Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 1.8
BISACS JNF043000, JNF025260
Dewey 976.4'03
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 77063
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, and Teaching Guides

Author: Kristin L. Nelson

Kristin L. Nelson loves writing books for children. She has written several titles on animals, famous places, and other topics of interest to young readers.

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Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Visit some of America’s national monuments and investigate our most recognizable symbols. Historical photographs and illustrations provide background and perspective while modern images show how the building or symbol appears today. View available downloads →