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Davy Crockett was born on August 17, 1786 in a backwoods cabin in eastern Tennessee. At age twelve, David learned how to shoot a rifle. When he grew up, he won most of the shooting matches he entered and became a well-known storyteller. No matter where he lived, he was popular. He was elected to three terms in the House of Representatives. After being defeated in the congressional election of 1835, he was ready for new adventure. He rode to Texas, where he fought and died in the Battle of the Alamo.
Follows Crockett's life from his 1786 birth in Tennessee, through his fame as a storyteller and sharpshooter, to his political career and his death at the Alamo
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / General
Series Title: Picture Book Biography
Publisher: Holiday House
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: David A. Adler
Street Date: March 1, 1998
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-8585
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