The Child's Book of American Biography

Mary Stoyell STIMPSON ( - )

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)

Genre(s): General, Biography & Autobiography, History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Forward and George Washington Laura Victoria
00:09:30
Play 02 02 - William Penn Laura Victoria
00:08:37
Play 03 03 - John Paul Jones Laura Victoria
00:11:25
Play 04 04 - John Singleton Copley Laura Victoria
00:09:43
Play 05 05 - Benjamin Franklin Laura Victoria
00:11:02
Play 06 06 - Louis Agassiz Laura Victoria
00:09:16
Play 07 07 - Dorothea Lynde Dix Laura Victoria
00:09:18
Play 08 08 - Ulysses Simpson Grant Laura Victoria
00:14:19
Play 09 09 - Clara Barton Laura Victoria
00:06:53
Play 10 10 - Abraham Lincoln Laura Victoria
00:11:26
Play 11 11 - Robert Edward Lee Laura Victoria
00:07:46
Play 12 12 - John James Audubon Laura Victoria
00:08:53
Play 13 13 - Robert Fulton Laura Victoria
00:10:42
Play 14 14 - George Peabody Laura Victoria
00:09:19
Play 15 15 - Daniel Webster Laura Victoria
00:08:43
Play 16 16 - Augustus St. Gaudens Laura Victoria
00:10:17
Play 17 17 - Henry David Thoreau Laura Victoria
00:09:21
Play 18 18 - Louisa May Alcott Laura Victoria
00:06:47
Play 19 19 - Samuel Finley Breese Morse Laura Victoria
00:10:37
Play 20 20 - William Hickling Prescott Laura Victoria
00:10:23
Play 21 21 - Phillips Brooks Laura Victoria
00:08:45
Play 22 22 - Samuel Clemens Laura Victoria
00:08:09
Play 23 23 - Joe Jefferson Laura Victoria
00:09:42
Play 24 24 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Laura Victoria
00:08:00
Play 25 25 - James McNeill Whistler Laura Victoria
00:11:56
Play 26 26 - Ralph Waldo Emerson Laura Victoria
00:07:50
Play 27 27 - Jane Addams Laura Victoria
00:08:15
Play 28 28 - Luther Burbank Laura Victoria
00:07:52
Play 29 29 - Edward Alexander MacDowell Laura Victoria
00:07:20
Play 30 30 - Thomas Alva Edison Laura Victoria
00:10:27