My Grandpa's War

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My Grandpa's War

Authored by David Volk
Illustrated by Jason Folkerts

"My Grandpa's War" is a touching
story about the special relationship
between a 9-year-old girl and her
grandfather, a veteran of the Vietnam
A lingering war injury has put her
grandpa in the hospital prompting her
to tell his tale. Although her name is
Mae, her grandpa calls her 'Sarge' in
honor of a close friend he served with
in Vietnam.
Told through the insight of a child, "My
Grandpa's War" deals with a difficult
time in our nation's history; however,
it does so in a positive and healing way.
'Sarge' and her grandpa make a special
trip to Washington, D.C. and she is
given an even deeper understanding of
friendship, sacrifice and dedication to
one's country.
At the end of the story, Grandpa receives a very unexpected and meaningful
gift and learns that his young granddaughter was right when she said:
"Sometimes something good can come from something bad."
My Grandpa's War
9 781461 146247
ISBN 978-1461146247
written by David Volk
illustrated by Jason Folkerts
For older readers there is a short overview at the end of the
book, which outlines the story of the Vietnam War and the
turmoil and difficulty of that time period. It finishes with a
special tribute to soldiers, past and present, who have nobly
served America.

Publication Date:
1461146240 / 9781461146247
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Family & Relationships / Education

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