Billy Moore

Official site for Florida author Billy Moore

Official site for Florida author Billy Moore.

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In 1836, Mexico's president Santa Anna vowed to drive American settlers out of Texas, which at that time was a Mexican territory whose residents wanted to make it into an independent state. Santa Anna sent his armies ravaging across the state, sending citizens fleeing toward safety in the United States. This pell-mell, mass, desperate attempt at escape became known as “the Runaway Scrape.” The conflict culminated in the Battle of San Jacinto, during which an outnumbered and outgunned ragtag revolutionary army fought a well-armed and well-equipped foe and not only demolished the enemy but also captured Santa Anna. It is a remarkable story.

This novel is a young adult novel, tailored to middle-grade readers. 


 This novel is published through  Royal Fireworks Press  and is available for purchase through  their site .

This novel is published through Royal Fireworks Press and is available for purchase through their site.

 

To Dee, without whom there would have been no books.

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