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Veterans Day Books for Kids

TheWallThe Wall

by Eve Bunting (Author), Ronald Himler (Illustrator)

Reading level:
Ages 4-8

Paperback: 32 pages

Publisher: Sandpiper (August 24, 1992)

Publisher’s Synopsis: A young boy and his father visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

H-Is-For-HonorH is for Honor

By Devin Scillian

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 40 pages

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press (August 1, 2006)

Publisher’s Synopsis: Written by the son of a career officer, this book explores the branches of the Armed Services and speaks from the heart about the honor, privileges and sacrifices of military families everywhere. Children will discover why drill sergeants have to be so tough, what it means to be patriotic and why we need Special Forces such as the Navy SEALS, the Green Berets and the Army Rangers. “H is for Honor” also explains why the annual Army/Navy football game is more that just a game, how much letters from home mean to soldiers, how often military families have to move and what life on base is like. With an underlying message of courage and commitment that every child can relate to, the book will be espcially meaningful to those whose parents, siblings or other relatives serve in the Armed Forces.

Scholastic Encylopedia of the United States at WarScholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at War

By June A. English (Author), Thomas D. Jones (Author)

Reading level: Ages 9-12

Paperback: 188 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Reference (1998)

Publisher’s Synopsis: From the American Revolution to the Gulf War, this encyclopedia provides a broad picture of the United States’ role, including biographies of the notable figures and quiet heroes, discussions of the mood of the country, timelines, maps, descriptions of weapons, eyewitness accounts, and more.

Christmas in the TrenchesChristmas in the Trenches

By John McCutcheon (Author), Henri Sorensen (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Peachtree Publishers; Book & CD edition (August 1, 2006)

Publisher’s Synopsis: Nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the Best Spoken Word Album for Children category!

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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