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A skilled sharpshooter, Davy Crockett made a name for himself by hunting bears, deer, cougar, mink, beaver, otters, raccoons, and anything else that moved in Tennessee. He fought against Native Americans alongside General Andrew Jackson but later became a voice against their abuse. Crockett was both a congressman and an adventurer who finally laid down his life fighting for the freedom of the republic of Texas.
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, 32-page graphic biographies teach children about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. Using the graphics, children can activate prior knowledge, bridging what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions.