In this book, readers will explore the meaning behind this symbolic structure located in modern-day San Antonio, Texas. This 16-page book uses colorful images and informative text to explain the history and symbolism of the Alamo as a symbol of independence in the United States. The Visiting U.S. Symbols series for prekindergarten through grade 2 introduces young readers to important U.S. symbols and their locations, while also exploring the history and significance of each. By using language that early readers can understand, these colorful pages capture a child's attention while offering an in-depth look into some of America's most prized symbols.