Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #[6] - Alamo All-Stars
(March 2016)

Harry N. Abrams, 2012 Series
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Price
12.95 USD; 15.95 CAD; 7.99 GBP
Pages
136
On-sale date
2016-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Amulet Books
Brand
Amulet Books
ISBN
978-1-4197-1902-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781419719028 51295
Editing
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Color
Color covers and endsheets; black and white interior
Dimensions
5 3/4" w x 7 3/4" h
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Printed in China. Design by Nathan Hale and Chad W. Beckerman.

Keywords
Alamo; Texas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Characters
William Travis; Juan Seguin; Davy Crockett; Jim Bowie
Keywords
Alamo

Indexer Notes

Design by Nathan Hale and Chad W. Beckerman.

The Alamo 1836 (Table of Contents: 1)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Characters
Hangman; Provost
Keywords
Alamo

The Texas Revolution 1835-36 (Table of Contents: 2)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Hangman; Provost
Keywords
Map; Texas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alamo All-Stars
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; William Travis; Juan Seguin; Davy Crockett; Jim Bowie

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter, dedication

Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Moses Austin; Stephen Austin; Governor Martinez; Padre Miguel Hidalgo
Synopsis
Nathan Hale and Vicente Guerrero tell the tale of conflicts over Texas, and conflicts within Mexico, leading to an independent Mexico and an American settlement led by the Austins.
Keywords
Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Governor Martinez; James Long; Jean Lafitte
Synopsis
The James Long filibustering expedition tries to seize part of Texas, but Jean Lafitte betrays them to Mexican authorities. Governor Martinez demands that Austin keep his own colonists peaceful and quiet.
Keywords
Mexico; pirate; Texas

Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 7)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; insurgents; Mexican troops; General Augustin de Iturbide; General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Presidente Guadelupe Victoria; Presidente Anastasio Bustamente
Synopsis
Austin steers clear of the Anglo uprising proclaiming Fredonia, but then has to live with increased military presence and a ban on immigration. Vicente Geurrero relates the early history of independent Mexico, including his own brief presidency and his later execution by firing squad.
Keywords
Firing squad; Mexico; president; revolution; Texas

Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 8)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; William Travis; Patrick Jack; insurgents; Mexican troops
Synopsis
When Travis and Jack are arrested, Anglo Texans get them freed by pretending to be insurgents backing Santa Anna.
Keywords
Mexico; Texas

Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 9)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Jim Bowie; Norris Wright; Juan Martin de Veramendi; Ursula de Veramendi; Rezin Bowie; Comanche warriors
Synopsis
Jim Bowie comes to Texas, marries the most beautiful girl in Béxar, fights frequently, and throws himself into schemes that never make any money.
Keywords
Bowie knife; duel; Mexico; Texas; wedding

Chapter 6 (Table of Contents: 10)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; Stephen Austin; Jim Bowie; insurgents; Mexican troops; Colonel Piedras; Captain Medina; Ramon Musquiz; Tejano leaders
Synopsis
Austin sends Jim Bowie to keep the peace in Nacogdoches, where instead he joins an insurgency and captures 200 Mexican troops. Meanwhile Austin persuades Tejano leaders to join the Anglos in pushing for Texas statehood.
Keywords
Mexico; Texas

Chapter 7 (Table of Contents: 11)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Vice President Farias; Jim Bowie; Ursula; Cholera (personified as a monster)
Synopsis
Austin is arrested in Mexico City, suspected of treason. Jim Bowie's wife and children die of cholera.
Keywords
Cholera; Mexico City; prison; Texas

Chapter 8 (Table of Contents: 12)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Jim Bowie; Mexican troops; Zacatecans; government officials; William Travis; Texicans
Synopsis
Santa Anna abolishes Congress and rules as a dictator, massacring an insurgent city to show his determination. Bowie and Travis urge the people of Texas to take up arms and protect themselves.
Keywords
Massacre; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 9 (Table of Contents: 13)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; firing squad; Mexican troops; Lieutenant Castaneda; Governor Domingo Ugartechea; Texicans
Synopsis
Mexican troops try to confiscate the cannon at Gonzales, but townsfolk face them down.
Keywords
Cannon; Mexico; Texas

Chapter 10 (Table of Contents: 14)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Jim Bowie; Mexican troops; William Travis; Texians; Juan Seguin
Synopsis
Austin, released from prison, finds the Peace Party and the War Dogs in conflict; he calls for war. Jim Bowie leads an attack that captures a cannon and powder.
Keywords
Cannon; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 11 (Table of Contents: 15)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Mexican troops; Jim Bowie; William Travis; Texians; Ben Milam; Colonel Johnson; General Burleson; General Martín Perfecto de Cos; Felix de la Garza; General Domingo Ugartechea
Synopsis
Fired up by Ben Milam, Texians capture the Alamo after a lengthy siege.
Keywords
Alamo; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 12 (Table of Contents: 16)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Jim Bowie; Juan Seguin; General Cos; Lieutenant Colonel James C. Neill; Sam Houston; Texians; Mexican troops; Frank Johnson; James Grant; Philip Dimmit; James Fannin; Placido Benavides; General José de Urrea
Synopsis
Jim Bowie rejects orders to destroy the Alamo. Texians mount a disastrous assault on Matamoros.
Keywords
Alamo; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 13 (Table of Contents: 17)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Stephen Austin; Jim Bowie; Juan Seguin; Lieutenant Colonel James C. Neill; Tejanos; Texians; Mexican troops; William Travis; Davy Crockett
Synopsis
Travis and Crockett arrive to beef up the garrison at the Alamo. The men work on fortifications in the day, and indulge in fandangos every night. Neil departs, leaving Travis in charge, but the men insist that he share command with Jim Bowie, who by now is drinking heavily.
Keywords
Alamo; alcoholism; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 14 (Table of Contents: 18)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; Hangman; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; General Cos; Lieutenant Colonel James C. Neill; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Mexican troops
Synopsis
Santa Anna takes green troops, and Cos's retreating troops, and drives them northward no matter what the cost or how much their suffering. When snow falls -- something many of them have never seen -- they suffer even more. But still they march.
Keywords
Alamo; army; Mexico; Texas

Chapter 15 (Table of Contents: 19)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Jim Bowie; Davy Crockett; Texians
Synopsis
As Crockett and the other Texians enjoy what will turn out to be their last fandango, a badly-ill Jim Bowie warns that Santa Anna's army is upon them.
Keywords
Alamo; Texas

Chapter 16 (Table of Contents: 20)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Jim Bowie; Davy Crockett; William Travis; Juan Seguin; Cloud; Doc Sutherland; El Colorado; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Tejanos; Texians; Mexican troops
Synopsis
Shocked by Santa Anna's arrival, Travis and his men belatedly rush to provision and barricade the Alamo, even as civilians flee. The joint command wreaks havoc as Bowie tries to parley even while Travis fires cannon at the Mexican troops. The enraged Santa Anna orders no quarter.
Keywords
Alamo; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 17 (Table of Contents: 21)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; William Travis; Jim Bowie; Davy Crockett; Juan Seguin; Captain Martin; McGregor; Brown; Despallier; Governor Henry Smith; Colonel James Fannin; El Colorado; Sam Houston; Susanna Dickinson; Angelina Dickinson; Moses Rose; Mrs. Zuber; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; General Cos; Texians; Mexican troops
Synopsis
The siege of the Alamo continues from February 24 to March 5, exhausting the garrison and grinding it down. Only token reinforcements arrive, and the Texan world at large seems to have little understanding or appreciation of their plight. Rather than wait three days for the arrival of his heavy artillery, Santa Anna orders his officers to prepare for an infantry attack on the fort.
Keywords
Alamo; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 18 (Table of Contents: 22)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Provost; firing squad; William Travis; Jim Bowie; Davy Crockett; Susanna Dickinson; Angelina Dickinson; Captain Almaron Dickinson; General Cos; Colonel Almonte; Texians; Mexican troops
Synopsis
A fierce and massive early-morning infantry attack carries the walls of the Alamo, and all the defenders are killed along with hundreds (if not more) of Mexican troops. Colonel Almonte rescues Mrs. Dickinson and her baby.
Keywords
Alamo; massacre; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Chapter 19 (Table of Contents: 23)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Susanna Dickinson; Angelina Dickinson; Colonel Almonte; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Ben; Joe; Juan Seguin; Sam Houston; Colonel Fannin; Captain Frazer; General Urrea; Colonel Portilla; Texians; Mexican troops
Synopsis
Santa Anna frees all the women, children, and slaves who were in the Alamo. Houston leads the Texians in a flight northward, but Mexican troops capture 350 men under Fannin at Goliad. Santa Anna has them all massacred.
Keywords
Alamo; Goliad Massacre; revolution; slavery; slaves; Texas

Chapter 20 (Table of Contents: 24)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Nathan Hale; Hangman; Provost; Vicente Guerrero; firing squad; Sam Houston; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; General Cos; Stephen Austin; President Andrew Jackson; Texians; Mexican troops
Synopsis
Pursuing a fleeing Houston, Santa Anna divides his forces; at that point Houston turns, falls upon Santa Anna, and crushes his army in the Battle of San Jacinto. A captive Santa Anna agrees to the independence of Texas.
Keywords
Battle of San Jacinto; Mexico; revolution; Texas

Indexer Notes

Last page signed "Nate 2015"

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Nathan Hale
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NHHT

Baby-ography (Table of Contents: 26)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Research Babies

Indexer Notes

Bibliography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cartoons about the Alamo and its heroes appeared as early as 1836.
Characters
Sam Houston; Presidente Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; General Cos; Davy Crockett; Texians; Research Babies

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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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The Alamo 1836 (Table of Contents: 30)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Characters
Hangman; Provost
Keywords
Alamo

The Texas Revolution 1835-36 (Table of Contents: 31)

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Nathan Hale
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Nathan Hale
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Provost
Keywords
Map; Texas

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Alamo 1836
  3. 2. The Texas Revolution 1835-36
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Alamo All-Stars"]
  6. 5. Chapter 1
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  7. 6. Chapter 2
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  8. 7. Chapter 3
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  9. 8. Chapter 4
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  10. 9. Chapter 5
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  11. 10. Chapter 6
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  12. 11. Chapter 7
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  13. 12. Chapter 8
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  14. 13. Chapter 9
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  15. 14. Chapter 10
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  16. 15. Chapter 11
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  17. 16. Chapter 12
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  18. 17. Chapter 13
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  19. 18. Chapter 14
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  20. 19. Chapter 15
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  21. 20. Chapter 16
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  22. 21. Chapter 17
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  23. 22. Chapter 18
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  24. 23. Chapter 19
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  25. 24. Chapter 20
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  26. 25. ["NHHT"]
  27. 26. Baby-ography
  28. 27. ["Cartoons about the Alamo and its heroes appeared as early as 1836."]
  29. 28. ["How do you do?"]
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. The Alamo 1836
  32. 31. The Texas Revolution 1835-36
  33. 32. ["Remember the Alamo!"]
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