David Bruce Smith Publications specializes in creating, designing, and composing limited-edition books on a variety of subjects: authors, historic figures, artists, and leaders. Several are about the amazing life-story of real estate developer and philanthropist Charles E. Smith. Their first children’s history book American Hero: John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States was written by David Bruce Smith and illustrated by Clarice Smith.
David Bruce Smith is also committed to educating children about American History through books, literature and historic sites. In 2014 he founded The Grateful American™ Foundation, an interactive, multi-media program designed to restore enthusiasm in American history for children and adults. In 2016 he launched Grateful American™ Kids.
In 2015 Smith co-founded The Grateful American™ Book Prize, the only award for excellence in writing, storytelling and illustration for children’s historical non-fiction and fiction focused on the events and personalities that have shaped the United States since the country’s founding.