Somewhere Special takes the reader on a walk through a national cemetery and the funeral of a United States military member. There are pictures for all branches of service. The purpose of this book is to help prepare children for the symbolism and traditions they may experience and to show them that they are not alone. Somewhere Special is a book for families who have recently lost a military member as well as for those who have family members buried at our national cemeteries.
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MAKE ME A MEMORY - Allie’s life is changing drastically. Her dad has left for the faraway country of Iraq to fulfill his duty as a soldier, and Allie is going with her mom and pesky little brother, Spencer, to live with her grandma in Edna, Idaho—"Hicksville"—while her mom is expecting a new baby. And if that isn’t enough, Allie has to learn all about living with Nanna, her great-grandmother who has Alzheimer’s disease. www.operationwearehere.com/booklists.html
An inspiring story of American ingenuity based on actual events. Two children of a soldier stationed in Iraq are determined to buy their father a huge flag for his imminent homecoming. Their grandparents on Plum Island, off the coast of Massachusetts, help them, but it is really the local veterans who save the day. Ages 13+