Recommended related reads for children and teens

Picture Books

Brave Like Me by Barbara Kerley

Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky

Tuesday Takes Me there: The Healing Journey of a Veteran and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalvan.

Veterans, Heroes In Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein.

Juvenile Books

Chester and Gus by Camie McGovern

Max: Best Friend, Hero, Marine by Jennifer Li Shotz

One-Handed Catch by Mary Jane Auch

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Stand Tall by Joan Bauer

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Young Adult Books

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

Navy Seal Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat by Mike Ritland

Never Fall Down: A Novel by Patricia McCormick

The Outside of a Horse: A Novel by Ginny Rorby

Purple Heart by Patricia McCormick

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Shark Girl by Kelly L. Bingham

War Heroes: Voices From Iraq by Allan Zullo

While He Was Away by Karen Halvorsen Schreck