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David Crockett

Hero and Legend

$16.95 $11.87

Mary Dodson Wade
Illustrations by Don Collins
Hardcover

Colonel David Stern Crockett was a celebrated nineteenth-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution and died a hero’s death in the Alamo. Legends about his skills as an outdoorsman, a maverick statesman and a warrior continued to grow, and today, he is considered an integral part of American folklore.

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About the Author

Mary Dodson Wade, a former educator and librarian, is the author of more than fifty books for children, including Christopher Columbus, Cinco de Mayo, I Am Houston, I’m Going to Texas/Yo Voy a Tejas, President’s Day, C.S. Lewis: The Chronicler of Narnia and Joan Lowery Nixon: Masterful Mystery Writer. She and her husband live in Houston, Texas, and enjoy traveling. Mary has been selected to present her work at the Texas Librarians Association meeting.