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The Children's Book of America

About The Book

From the author of the bestselling book The Educated Child comes a compelling and inspiring book that answers any question a young child may have about 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, and more. The Children's Book of America is a marvelous celebration of our nation's history and spirit for the youngest Americans.

About The Author

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Dr. William J. Bennett is one of America’s most influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and educational issues. Host of The Bill Bennett Show podcast, he is also the Washington Fellow of the American Strategy Group. He is the author and editor of more than twenty-five books. Dr. Bennett served as the secretary of education and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities  under  President  Ronald  Reagan  and  as  director  of  the  Office  of  National  Drug  Control  Policy  under  President  George  Herbert  Walker Bush.

About The Readers

Elayne  Glover  Bennett  is  the  founder  and  president  of  the  Best  Friends Foundation and the author of a model curriculum that tar-gets bullying, drug abuse, and violence prevention through a model character development curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. She is currently in her thirty-fifth year of teaching this  curriculum,  which  has  been  delivered  to  thousands  of  public  school  students  in  Washington,  DC,  and  across  the  nation.  She  is  the author of Daughters in Danger: Helping Girls Thrive in Today’s Culture.

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Dr. William J. Bennett is one of America’s most influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and educational issues. Host of The Bill Bennett Show podcast, he is also the Washington Fellow of the American Strategy Group. He is the author and editor of more than twenty-five books. Dr. Bennett served as the secretary of education and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities  under  President  Ronald  Reagan  and  as  director  of  the  Office  of  National  Drug  Control  Policy  under  President  George  Herbert  Walker Bush.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (November 1, 1998)
  • Runtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9780743542753

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