What Are The Best Books About America? In this book list, you will find the most beautiful books about America, its culture and its beautiful history. Read along…

The top 10 best books about America; personal experiences, history and learning moments

America is a country that you love to visit during your vacation, but would you also like to live there – for a while or your entire life? Do you really know the country? The following books will give you an insight into the most special elements of the country, but also let you see what is behind the facade.

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about America of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About AmericaAuthor
Founding BrothersJoseph J. Ellis
Empire of the Summer MoonS. C. Gwynne
The Warmth of Other SunsIsabel Wilkerson
Battle Cry of FreedomJames M. McPherson
John Adams David McCullough
Alexander HamiltonRon Chernow
Johnny TremainEsther Forbes
A Promised LandBarack Obama
Benjamin Franklin: An American LifeWalter Isaacson
One Summer: America, 1927Bill Bryson

The updated top 10 list: the best books about America

What’s So Great About America

This audiobook is one of our favorites on this list, because we already know the negative events that are happening there right now and cultural problems that have to be dealt with. This book, however, focuses on what makes the United States unique.

The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps!

Although this book is aimed at children age 8 to 11, this might actually also be a fun and informative book for adults. You get a map of every one of the 51 states, and the pages are filled with facts.

America Is in the Heart

If you wonder about America’s history, then you should read this book. It is written by a Filipino migrant who came to America in the 1930s. Find out what he dealt with in his life over the years.

Baseball America 2021 Prospect Handbook

Due to Covid-19 making a prospect handbook was more difficult, since there was no minor league season. This handbook does inform you of some of the best prospects of American baseball. Names are organized per city.

America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

This is the second book on America’s history on our top ten list. It is not written from a personal experience, but looks back hundreds of years on how diplomacy and foreign policy have worked out on the world stage and on a national level.

Audubon’s Aviary: The Original Watercolors for The Birds of America

Audubon was a watercolor artist, and his paintings of birds are well-known for their details. This book is unique we think, because the birds of America are shown in their true size.

Nuestra América: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States

If you want to discover the effect that Latinas and Latinos had on America and its culture, then we suggest you read ‘Nuestra América’. You will discover the stories of 30 people whose influence didn’t go unnoticed.

This Is My America

This novel is about Tracy Beaumont, who is trying her best to save her father (a black man) from death row. Then her brother gets arrested for killing a white girl, and Tracy starts a new investigation.

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates

Do you want to know more about real pirates that lived between the end of 1600s and the beginning of the 1700s? Read about their history, what role the colonists played, and which ones were the star pirates of those days.

Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 62 Parks (Travel Guide)

When visiting the United States, you will obviously also go to at least one National Park. This guide will give you information on all of America’s National Parks. How to plan your trip, when to go there, and what to do once you get there; it is all included in ‘Moon USA National Parks’.

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