What People are Saying

Rated an Outstanding Title by the Association of American University Presses:

“This book, with its well-written narratives and understandable graphics, is a clear concise picture of our communities. Useful for a variety of research purposes, this holistic look at the country should be required reading for the current administration and public policy makers.”

—Karen Pangallo, American Association of School Librarians. 


“I highly recommend this book for all public libraries.” — Tina Maria Beaird, Public Libraries Association


“The two issues of The Measure of America are an impressive demonstration of the improvements that have occurred in both the quantity and quality of data relating to the well-being of the population of this country…Your reports should serve as a basic resource for courses on American society in both our senior high schools and universities.”  

— Denis Johnson