Why America Matters is a children’s book about the Judeo-Christian values of America and its founding, and the importance of the Four Pillars of the American Cornerstone Institute: Faith, Liberty, Community, Life. This is the first book in the Little Patriots Program, an educational program created by the American Cornerstone Institute to teach children about the values that make the United States exceptional. Learn more about the program by visiting Little Patriots Learning.
Through rhymes and colorful illustrations, readers understand how our founding values continue with today’s patriotic Americans.
“Finally, a children’s book that celebrates America! This book is an answer to the prayers of parents and grandparents all across the country! Hopefully the first of many!”
— SEAN HANNITY
“A must read! Dr. Carson provides priceless insights; tools for guiding today’s generation with truth and values for successful living.”
— DR. ALVEDA KING, Evangelist and Author
“Refreshing, bold, and important. Thank you Dr. Carson for writing a children’s book that celebrates our great country and reminds us what a blessing it is to be an American!”
—SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS, former White House Press Secretary
Dr. Ben Carson is a famous doctor who has saved many people’s lives– including kids. He ran for President of the United States and served as a member of the President’s Cabinet for four years, where he helped American families get housing. Dr. Carson and his wife, Candy Carson, are proud parents, grandparents, and Americans.
Valerie Pfundstein has been a teacher, scout leader, mother, and a patriotic American who has written and published children’s books, including Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood, and now, with Dr. Ben Carson, Why America Matters. She and her husband, Paul (retired FDNY), are the proud parents of three children and live in The Villages, Florida.