The Children's Book of America

The Children's Book of America

Where did America come from? What does it mean to be an American? What makes America great? No volume will provide more compelling and inspiring answers to our children's questions than William Bennett's marvelous new treasury, The Children's Book of America. Filled with history and folktales, songs and poems, heroes and everyday Americans, this indispensable audiobook is a
classic collection of great Americana.

This lasting testament to our beloved country features performances by:

Elayne Bennett

Hinton Battle

John McMartin

Phylicia Rashad

The Children's Book of America is a marvelous celebration of our nation's history and spirit for the youngest Americans.

Featuring an Introduction by the Author and an All-Star Cast
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9780743542753 | 
  • November 1998
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About the Author

William J. Bennett
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William J. Bennett

William J. Bennett served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H. W. Bush and as Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Williams College, a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Texas, and a law degree from Harvard. He is the author of such bestselling books as The Educated Child, The Death of Outrage, The Book of Virtues, and the two-volume series America: The Last Best Hope. Dr. Bennett is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Bill Bennett's Morning in America. He is also the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute and a regular contributor to CNN. He, his wife, Elayne, and their two sons, John and Joseph, live in Maryland.