Friday, November 9, 2012

Sunday is Veterans Day

This Sunday, November 11th, is Veterans Day. Hurry in to SLPL and check out one of these books describing the life of a soldier during wartime, and the trials and joys of returning home. Understand the complicated emotions of those left behind at home to wait, and struggle with wounded warriors as they walk the long road to recovery. No matter what war they have served in, whether World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, or any other conflict, no matter their age, no matter their current status and occupation, American veterans deserve our grateful thanks and our respect.

Click on the title for a description in our catalog. 

Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two - Joseph Bruchac
Fallen Angels - Walter Dean Myers
Purple Heart - Patricia McCormick
Soldier Boys - Dean Hughes
Heroes Don't Run: A Novel of the Pacific War - Harry Mazer
Bull Rider - Suzanne Morgan Williams
Voices from Vietnam - Barry Denenberg
Red-Tail Angels: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II - Patricia & Frederick McKissack

And don't forget about those serving our country right now all over the world. Want to do something to help? Why not become a Soldier's Angel? Find out how here

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