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Stephen F. Austin: The Son Becomes Father of Texas (Texas Heroes For Young Readers), Dodson Wade, Mary
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Author Name:    Dodson Wade, Mary

Title:   Stephen F. Austin: The Son Becomes Father of Texas (Texas Heroes For Young Readers)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Bright Sky Press 

ISBN Number:   1933979453 / 9781933979458

Seller ID:   ING9781933979458

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The heroic life of Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, is vividly portrayed in this biography that describes how a gentle man finished the work of his father and helped found an independent Texas. Detailing how Austin inherited a grant of land with instructions to form a colony in Spanish-controlled Texas, this biography tells of how Stephen spent the next fifteen years negotiating, cajoling, and eventually taking up arms against the newly independent Mexico to help found the Republic of Texas. Austin's patience, courage, and character are celebrated throughout this resource for young readers. A directory of web links, for teachers to employ as potential activities, is also included.



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