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When the corn grows tall in Texas a story of the Texas Revolution by Archie P. McDonald

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English



  • Texas


  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Fiction.

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In the winter of 1836 eight-year-old Albert sees his father ride off to help fight the Mexican soldiers and secure independence for Texas.

Edition Notes

Statementby Archie McDonald ; illustrated by Joe Peacock.
ContributionsPeacock, Joe, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M4784175 Wh 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1867040M
ISBN 100890158088
LC Control Number90025207

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