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Jim Bowie was one of the best-known frontiersmen of his day. He wrestled alligators, rode wild mustangs, and helped Texas dwin its independence. He was famous for the knife that still bears his name. He led a life of adventure and excitementthat ended with him as one of the defenders of the Alamo. In this book you can follow the adventures of Jim Bowie as told by his faithful dog and friend Gator. From the moment Jim snatches the small puppy from the jaws of an alligator until the final moments at the Alamo, Jim and Gator shard a life of friendship and adventure. Come share this story of courage, loyalty, and devotion as Jim and Gator follow the path from history into legend. Jim Bowie is the second book in the Frontier Legends series. The series has been praised by teachers and librarians as a valuable learning tool that makes reading fun for students as they learn about our great American history.
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Robert E. Hollmann is a practicing attorney, and on the faculty of the University of Texas. He was selected Best West Texas Author in 2005 for Davy Crockett, his first book in the Frontier Legends series. He lives with his wife, Kathy in Odessa, Texas where he is working on his next book.Review:
"A fun informative book for young and old alike. A great reference tool for school papers." -- Mary Boudreax, Librarian
"A marvelous teaching tool that allows kids have fun learning about their heritage." -- Emily Hammer, Middleschool Teacher
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Book Description Park East Press, Inc., 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0982529287
Book Description Park East Press, Inc., 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110982529287