If you see a Veteran or an active service member today (or really, any day), thank them for their service to our country. Freedom was won for us by soldiers, and it is important to remember to thank the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line to ensure that we can still have the freedom we enjoy.
I’ve compiled a short list of children’s books that talk about Veteran’s Day and why it’s important. And if you have an interest in further supporting our troops: uso.org, Wounded Warrior Project, Disabled American Veterans, and Homes for Our Troops are just a few of the charities that help support veterans and active service members.
Their sacrifice is our gain; don’t let what they’ve done be forgotten.
Veteran’s Day by Jacqueline S. Cotton; 978-0516274997
Veterans Day: Valuing the Sacrifice of Veterans by Arlene Worsley; 978-1605969329
Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein, illustrated by Aaron Anderson; 978-0578135106
The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans by Barbara Walsh, illustrated by Layne Johnson; 978-1590787540
Remembering Our Heroes: Veterans Day by Kelly Rodgers; 978-1433373633
From A to Z What a Veteran Means to Me! by David Rabb, illustrated by Isha Gupta; 978-0989002622
The Wall by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Ronald Himler; 978-0395629772
America’s White Table by Margot Theis Raven, illustrated by Mike Benny; 978-1585362165
A Tale of Two Heroes by Jody Davids, illustrated by Anita Miller; 978-0578162867
My Two Great Grandfathers: A Story of Remembrance by Dolores H. Lee and James T. Lees