Veterans Day Books for Kids!
It's Veterans Day this week, & to celebrate & help our kids recognize the importance of the war veterans in our country, I have compiled a sweet, educational & endearing list of 8 picture books that can help teach our kids more about what a veteran is & why we honor them.
Please enjoy these 12 books listed below & feel free to share any your family has loved too!
Veteran's Day & Patriotic Picture Books List:
1. Veteran's Day for Grandpa
by: Dee Smith
(An engaging,formatted book to help children learn about veterans & how to celebrate them.)
2. Pepper's Purple Heart
by: Heather French Henry
3. Hero Dad
by: Bryan Langdo
4. "H is for Honor" (ABCs of the Military)
by: Devin Scillian
5. The Poppy Lady
by: Barbara E. Walsh & Layne Johnson
(Monica Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act when some of her friends & family entered WWI; she decided to establish the red poppy just as a symbol to honor & remember the soldiers.)
6. The Wall
by: Eve Bunting
(A boy & his dad go to visit the Vietnam War Veteran Memorial.)
7. Daddy's Boots
by: Sandra Miller Linhart
8. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero
by: Marissa Moss
(The story of Sarah Edmonds, who was a heroine during the Civil War.)
9. Don't Forget: God Bless Our Troops
by: Jill Biden & Raul Colon
(Natalie is a girl who really misses her dad when he leaves to go to war; her mom & grandma help her do some things to feel closer to her dad, but there's no day like the day when her dad comes home.)
10. Veterans Day (Rookie Read-Aloud series)
by: Jacqueline S. Cotton
11. Veteran's Day
by: Allan Morey & Mark Oblinger
12. The Impossible Patriotism Project
by: Linda Skeers
(Caleb is trying to think of what patriotism means to him; his class is supposed to display a project for Parents' Night. Caleb starts to think of his dad & what he's doing to serve the country, & that's when inspiration comes!)
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Hi, I'm Katie! I'm 33 years old, love the outdoors, reading books & being a mama! And I also enjoy literacy research for my podcast.