Critical Praise for We Are Americans, We Are Scouts
Every American should read this collection of Theodore Roosevelt's thoughts. If every young person lived these principles, each of them would be highly successful and our nation would be a great deal stronger. ---Ross Perot
I believe that We Are Americans, We Are Scouts will be a valuable resource in emphasizing and promoting the values of Scouting. ---James L. Tarr, Chief Scout Executive (Retired), Boy Scouts of America
David C. Scott masterfully describes the Scouting way of life and connects it to the ideals of President Theodore Roosevelt, including the stewardship of our country's natural resources. This book demonstrates the need for the timeless values the Boy Scouts of America has to offer and its ability to transform young men into ethical, responsible leaders who understand the importance of serving others and strengthening our country. ---The Honorable Pete Sessions, House of Representatives
David C. Scott has brought together the man and the birth of a movement whose ideals span the century between their times and ours. Indeed, this is the philosophy that gave rise to the Greatest Generation and can make each succeeding generation great. ---Judge Nathan E. White, Jr., President General, 2006 to 2007, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
I truly wish I [could] place this book in the hands of every American young person between the ages of 10 and 18. ---Steve Van Buskirk, Youth and Special Projects, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
What wonderful nuggets of Americanism, citizenship, patriotism, service, and duty to our God and country. ---Michael D. Buss, Assistant Director, Americanism and Children & Youth Division, The American Legion
We Are Americans, We Are Scouts embodies the principles of true Americanism, and a copy should be available in the library of every troop! ---Joe E. Harris, Jr., Executive Director, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
About We Are Americans, We Are Scouts
We Are Americans, We Are Scouts is a superb collection of carefully selected motivational anecdotes and quotations from Theodore Roosevelt, the first and only Chief Scout Citizen of the Boy Scouts of America. Using words and stories from Roosevelt's remarkable and influential life, Mr. Scott masterfully connects the wisdom, wit, and personal moral values of one of America's greatest presidents to the fundamental principles of Scouting.
We Are Americans, We Are Scouts is the perfect portable companion and reference book for Scouts, leaders, and speakers. It is for those wishing to rediscover and renew the Scouting spirit in all of us. This book is an outstanding personal and program resource for use in any setting to show and celebrate the significance of our national heritage and the timeless values of Scouting.