In this exuberant book, Barbara Milo Ohrbach, author of A Token of Friendship, presents a harvest of beloved songs, favorite quotations, and famous poems - a rediscovery of the best of America. Here you will find the words of those who shaped our nation, from Thomas Jefferson and Eleanor Roosevelt to Susan B. Anthony and Patrick Henry - timeless words that stir in all of us the special American spirit we share.
And everyone will enjoy the simple recipes for some of American's favorite dishes,.... Also included are lists of state flowers, trees, and birds. The book is illustrated throughout with antique postcards and prints that capture the nations's pastimes and holidays.
The Spirit of America offers the perfect way to share our history with friends and children.