From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols
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.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Pull Ahead Books|
|Imprint||First Avenue Editions ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||1.8|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 7|
|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 →