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Looking to explain the to a small child?  These books may help!


Captain Cat Cover
Syd Hoff
A cat makes friends with a soldier and learns about military life when he joins the army
Ei Hof
Book
May 23, 2014
Don't forget, God bless our troops Cover
Jill Biden
Raúl Colón
Natalie, a young girl whose soldier father has deployed to Iraq, tells the reader what life is like for her and her mother in the year that her father is away
E Bid
Book
May 23, 2014
Love, Lizzie : letters to a military mom Cover
Lisa Tucker McElroy
Diane Paterson
Nine-year-old Lizzie writes to her mother, who is deployed overseas during wartime, and includes maps that show her mother what Lizzie has been thinking and doing. Includes nonfiction tips for helping children of military families
J FIC McE
Book
May 23, 2014
My red balloon Cover
Eve Bunting
Kay Life
A young boy waits with both excitement and apprehension for his father to disembark from the aircraft carrier returning to port after many months at sea
E Bun
Book
May 23, 2014
Pilot mom Cover
Kathleen Benner Duble
Alan Marks
Jenny and her best friend K.C. accompany Jenny's mother, a tanker pilot in the Air Force, to the air base, where they explore her plane, a KC-135, prior to her departure on a training mission to Europe
E Dub
Book
May 23, 2014
Red, white, and blue good-bye Cover
Sarah Wones Tomp
Ann Barrow
The young daughter of a Navy man does not want him to go to sea, but he points out the red flag on the mailbox, the white clouds in the sky, and the blue ocean that will remind her of him while he is away
E Tom
Book
May 23, 2014
Sometimes we were brave Cover
Pat Brisson
France Brassard
Jerome's mother is a sailor in the United States Navy, and when she is away at sea he tries to be brave even though misses her and has some bad days
E Bri
Book
May 23, 2014
Stars above us Cover
Geoffrey Norman
Earl B. ill Lewis
A little girl's father helps her get over her fear of the dark before he goes off to war, and she uses the stars they painted on her ceiling to remind her of him while he is away
E Nor
Book
May 23, 2014
The impossible patriotism project Cover
Linda Skeers
Ard Hoyt
Caleb has a hard time coming up with a way to symbolize patriotism for Presidents' Day until he realizes that his dad, who is away from home in the military, is what patriotism is all about
E Ske
Book
May 23, 2014
Year of the jungle Cover
Suzanne Collins
James Proimos
Suzy spends her year in first grade waiting for her father, who is serving in Vietnam, and when the postcards stop coming she worries that he will never make it home
E Col
Book
May 23, 2014
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Syd Hoff
Ei Hof
Sarah Wones Tomp
Ann Barrow
E Tom
Jill Biden
Raúl Colón
E Bid
Pat Brisson
France Brassard
E Bri
Lisa Tucker McElroy
Diane Paterson
J FIC McE
Geoffrey Norman
Earl B. ill Lewis
E Nor
Eve Bunting
Kay Life
E Bun
Linda Skeers
Ard Hoyt
E Ske
Kathleen Benner Duble
Alan Marks
E Dub
Suzanne Collins
James Proimos
E Col