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Hazard —Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

Told in a series of reports to his therapist, Hazard is resentful about being forced into counseling after being suspended from his school football team for unsportsmanlike conduct, angry that his father has served four ...

Molly's Christmas surprise —Clauss, Lauren, author.

"The battles of World War II may be a world away, but Molly McIntire and her family do what they can to help from the 1944 home front. Meet Molly and her family, and get to know what it was like to be a girl celebrating ...

Like a shooting star —Alaimo, Rino, author.

"Award-winning filmmaker and author of the Boy Who Loved the Moon, Rino Alaimo returns with an endearing tale about courage and love. When a young boy's father doesn't return from the war, the lonely boy wishes upon a sh...

My military mom —Harrington, Claudia, 1957- author.

Lenny follows Connor for a school project and learns about his life with a military mom.

Shooting the moon —Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in.

Birdie's bargain —Paterson, Katherine, author.

"Birdie has questions for God. For starters, why couldn't God roll history back to September 10, 2001, and fix things--so the next day was an ordinary sunny day and not the devastating lead-in to two wars? Daddy has alre...

Sometimes love —Moore, Katrina, author.

"When her mother is deployed overseas, a young girl is temporarily parted from her beloved dog"-- Provided by publisher.

Stars above us —Norman, Geoffrey.

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.

Year of the jungle —Collins, Suzanne.

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.

Eleven and holding —Penney, Mary, author.

Macy Hollinquest is eleven years old, and don't count on her to change that anytime soon. Her birthday is just days away, but she has no intention of turning twelve without her dad by her side. He'd promised to be there ...

Wishes, dares, & how to stand up to a bully —Jacobson, Darlene Beck, author.

"This poignant novel in verse crystallizes a boy's worries about his father, MIA in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right thing, not the easy thing....

The owls have come to take us away —Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard), 1959- author.

Twelve-year-old Simon is obsessed with aliens. The ones who take people and do experiments. When he's too worried about them to sleep, he listens to the owls hoot outside. Owls that have the same eyes as aliens--dark and...

My red balloon —Bunting, Eve, 1928-

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.

The deep end gang —Leavey, Peggy Dymond.

Twelve year-old Martin Jessup, teler of all tales and other untruths, cannot understand his sister's objections to their family's move from Winnipeg to small-town Ontario. With dad in the military, moving is a fact of li...

Come home soon : a first look at when a parent goes to war —Thomas, Pat, 1959-

This new title in Barron''s A First Look At series encourages kids of preschool through early school age to understand and overcome problems that might trouble them in social and family relationships. Written by an exper...