My Hero

My Hero

Military Kids Write About Their Moms and Dads

Book - 2008
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Working through the Armed Services YMCA, Alan Appel and Mike Rothmiller have collected more than 100 essays from children whose parents are serving or have served in the military. The children's heartfelt, moving, sometimes funny, and completely honest observations about their moms and dads truly capture the emotional connection between parent and child. It is a connection that cannot be severed even when a parent is thousands of miles away, gone for long stretches of time, and in danger.
Inspiring, heartbreaking, and genuine, this book provides a fascinating look inside the hearts and minds of kids who love and honor their moms and dads as heroes - at home or on the battlefield.

Allen Appel is the author of five novels and the successful series, "Thanks Mom" and "Thanks Dad. " Mike Rothmiller is the author of the bestselling non-fiction book, "L.A. Secret Police."

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312373467
0312373465
Branch Call Number: j 355.0092 MY HERO
Characteristics: xi, 131p. : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm.

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