Davy Crockett

A Life on the Frontier

Illustrated by Debra Bandelin and Bob Dacey
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About The Book

People said that when Davy was born he weighed more than two hundred pounds! They also said he saved the world from a comet by grabbing its tail, twirling it around, and sending it back into the sky. These stories are just myths, but Davy did have an amazing life. Here is the real story of Davy Crockett, fearless soldier and leader who always stood up for what he believed in.

Excerpt

People said that when Davy was born he weighed more than two hundred pounds! They also said he saved the world from a comet by grabbing its tail, twirling it around, and sending it back into the sky. These stories are just myths, but Davy did have an amazing life. Here is the real story of Davy Crockett, fearless soldier and leader who always stood up for what he believed in.

About The Author

Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including How Santa Got His Job (an ALA Notable Book) and Big Bad Wolves at School. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (November 2004)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689859441
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8
  • Lexile ® 780L

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