Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett

A Life on the Frontier

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Offers young readers a look at the facts, fables, and myths surrounding this celebrated character of American history who became famous for his courage and fearlessness as a soldier during the battle at the Alamo. Simultaneous.

Simon and Schuster
People said that when Davy was born he weighed more than two hundred pounds! They also said he saved the world from a comet by grabbing its tail, twirling it around, and sending it back into the sky. These stories are just myths, but Davy did have an amazing life. Here is the real story of Davy Crockett, fearless soldier and leader who always stood up for what he believed in.

Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2004
Edition: 1st Aladdin paperbacks ed
ISBN: 9780689859458
Characteristics: 46 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Dacey, Bob
Bandelin, Debra

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windbmw8 Jan 16, 2012

We checked out this book for a unit study on Davy Crockett. Very easy read for my 3rd grader and she had it read in one day! I like how the tall tales are separated from the facts in that they are in italics at the beginnings of the chapter. The remainder of the chapters tell the true story.


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