The Greatest Country (Paperback)
The Greatest Country is an inspiring introduction to America, its people and its values. Filled with inspiration, pride, gratitude, character-building stories and imaginative illustrations, this book is a great reminder of how blessed we are to be living in this country, enjoying all of its freedoms, opportunities and magnificence. The Greatest Country is a heartwarming book, which highlights some of the principles, and characteristics that have helped America become such an exceptional nation, covering topics such as freedom, generosity, opportunity, honor, courage and sacrifice. It also focuses on the vital role our military, pioneering spirit, free enterprise, equality, diversity, education and many other factors play in making us the 'shining city on the hill'. The authors point out that while America - just like all the other countries - has its share of imperfections, we have countless reasons to feel proud of our country - because America has made outstanding contributions to the freedom, prosperity and well-being of people all over the world. This book will definitely give our children a greater sense of pride and appreciation for our country. Teachers and parents will enjoy reading it to the children, and will find many exciting tidbits and inspiring episodes to start interesting discussions and projects. The Greatest Country is a salute to all those things we love about America, and a treat to read.
Abe is an 11 years-old 6th grader. He lives in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. In 2012, he graduated from Big Creek Elementary School, and now attends Piney Grove middle School. Social Studies and Math are his favorite subjects. He recently won a "Geography Bee" competition in his class. He is in the school band and plays Trombone. Abe plans to be a Neurosurgeons. Abe loves being a Boy Scout and plans to serve in the U.S. Military. Abe likes to travel. He has visited about 10 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. His travels have given him the additional opportunities to observe how people live in other countries and develop special appreciation for his homeland. "The Greatest Country" is Abe's first book. He (along with his dad) had been working on this book since he was nine years old. Here are some books that Abe and his dad are presently working on: The Greatest Americans (including the greatest presidents), The Greatest Nation and The Greatest Monuments. In his spare time, Abe plays soccer and video games, watches movies and TV, and listens to music. America's Funniest Home Videos, the Discovery Channel and the History Channel are some of his favorites. Minecraft, Call of Duty and Halo are some of his favorite games.