Patriotic American Stories (audiobook)

4.1 hrs • 4 CDs • Unabridged
Target Audience: Children (8–12)
Release Date: 09/01/02
Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 09/01/02 9780786194339
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This recording presents a series of patriotic selections of unquestioned literary merit. The stories have been chosen with special regard to their effectiveness as avenues through which young people may experience the sentiments upon which love of native land depends. Featuring iconic American heroes such as Lincoln, Washington, and Davy Crockett, these selections will inspire an enthusiasm for the American spirit and a pronounced regard for the institutions and ideals sacred to all Americans.

The stories include:

“The Man without a Country” by Edward Everett Hale
“Washington” by Nina Moore Tiffany
“Davy Crockett, Defender of the Alamo” by Charles Fletcher Allen
“Lincoln: The Man of Sorrows” by Major Stephen Brice
“What a Boy Saw of the Civil War with Glimpses of General Lee” by Leighton Parks
“A Message to Garcia” by Elbert Hubbard

Review Quotes

“The story about Abraham Lincoln…demonstrates the qualities that made him one of our greatest presidents. It’s not a common tale; every American would enjoy it…Patrick Cullen measure his cadence to produce a compendium that is entertaining and instructive, without being overwhelming.”


“Patrick Cullen’s narration is crisp and clear…[a] well-done narration and some classic selections.””

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