Sam Houston was a great American hero, who accomplished many things for his country. He befriended the Native Americans and fought the Mexicans for the independence of Texas. Sam Houston bravely stood up for what he believed, regardless of the cost! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.