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


Syd Hoff
Description: A cat makes friends with a soldier and learns about military life when he joins the army
Call Number: Ei Hof
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Jill Biden, Raúl Colón
Description: 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
Call Number: E Bid
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Lisa Tucker McElroy, Diane Paterson
Description: 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
Call Number: J FIC McE
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Eve Bunting, Kay Life
Description: 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
Call Number: E Bun
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Kathleen Benner Duble, Alan Marks
Description: 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
Call Number: E Dub
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Sarah Wones Tomp, Ann Barrow
Description: 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
Call Number: E Tom
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Pat Brisson, France Brassard
Description: 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
Call Number: E Bri
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Geoffrey Norman, Earl B. ill Lewis
Description: 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
Call Number: E Nor
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Linda Skeers, Ard Hoyt
Description: 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
Call Number: E Ske
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Suzanne Collins, James Proimos
Description: 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
Call Number: E Col
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
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