The Child's Book of American Biography cover

The Child's Book of American Biography

Mary Stoyell Stimpson

1. 01 - Forward and George Washington
2. 02 - William Penn
3. 03 - John Paul Jones
4. 04 - John Singleton Copley
5. 05 - Benjamin Franklin
6. 06 - Louis Agassiz
7. 07 - Dorothea Lynde Dix
8. 08 - Ulysses Simpson Grant
9. 09 - Clara Barton
10. 10 - Abraham Lincoln
11. 11 - Robert Edward Lee
12. 12 - John James Audubon
13. 13 - Robert Fulton
14. 14 - George Peabody
15. 15 - Daniel Webster
16. 16 - Augustus St. Gaudens
17. 17 - Henry David Thoreau
18. 18 - Louisa May Alcott
19. 19 - Samuel Finley Breese Morse
20. 20 - William Hickling Prescott
21. 21 - Phillips Brooks
22. 22 - Samuel Clemens, Better Known as Mark Twain
23. 23 - Joe Jefferson
24. 24 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
25. 25 - James McNeill Whistler
26. 26 - Ralph Waldo Emerson
27. 27 - Jane Addams
28. 28 - Luther Burbank
29. 29 - Edward Alexander MacDowell
30. 30 - Thomas Alva Edison

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Summary

In every country there have been certain men and women whose busy lives have made the world better or wiser. The names of such are heard so often that every child should know a few facts about them. It is hoped the very short stories told here may make boys and girls eager to learn more about these famous people. (from the Forward of the text)

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- American History

My 5-yr-old loves this!