This title in Lucent Books' World History series tells the story of the battle at the Alamo and why this 13-day battle was so significant for the United States. It explains the events that led to the battle, provides a gripping description of the siege itself with detailed discussions of the primary figures involved, and describes the legacy of this lost battle to American politics and culture.
"Well designed for research and reports, this account includes primary and secondary source quotations, all fully footnoted. Most of these quotes are in separate boxes with source information included so readers do not need to flip back and forth. This informative, approachable text will be useful in most collections."
-- School Library Journal (August 2002)
Price: US $34.95