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Publisher's Summary

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 aclassic 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.

©1998 William J. Bennett (P)2004 Simon & Schuster

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Great Stories of America

If you could sum up The Children's Book of America in three words, what would they be?

Engaging, Diverse, Patriotic

What did you like best about this story?

I enjoyed the transition between all of the songs and the stories

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

Since there were multiple narrators, the book did not get monotone or boring