The Book of Heroes: Great Men and Women in American History, Volume 1

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Regnery Publishing, Mar 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages

"For the sake of all the children in this world, we must recover our sense of myth and resurrect our heroes."

—George Roche

The stories of six real–life heroes are told in this book—unforgettable men and women whose contributions to American life continue to inspire others. Profiled are: George Washington, Daniel Boone, Louisa May Alcott, Robert E. Lee, Andrew Carnegie, and George Washington Carver.
 

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Contents

George Washington Father of Our Country
1
Daniel Boone The Pathfinder
41
Louisa May Alcott Union Nurse and Author
75
George Washington Carver Scientist and Educator
113
Robert E Lee Gallant Soldier
147
Andrew Carnegie Businessman and Philanthropist
189
Index
225
About the Authors
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