Featured Books

Please check out these featured books selected by our United Through Reading team.

American Hero Books: My Mommy is a Marine

Author: Alia Reese
Age Range: 0 - 8

An insert your own picture book™

Help your infant-preschool age child understand and feel proud of Mommy’s very important job AND keep Mommy present in your child’s mind while Mommy is away during training and deployment. Read, march, and bark along with our fun and simple descriptions and insert your own picture over those printed in the book to see Mommy at work as a United States Marine

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American Hero Books: My Daddy is a Marine

Author: Alia Reese
Age Range: 0 - 8

An insert your own picture book™

Help your infant-preschool age child understand and feel proud of Daddy’s very important job AND keep Daddy present in your child’s mind while Daddy is away during training and deployment. Read, march, and bark along with our fun and simple descriptions and insert your own picture over those printed in the book to see Daddy at work as a United States Marine.

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Soldier Mom

Author: Alice Mead
Age Range: 0 - 8

soldiier-mom

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Night Catch

Author: Brenda Ehrmantraut
Age Range: 0 - 8

Night Catch

When a soldier has to deploy he uses the North Star to have a game of catch with is son.  This story shares a cute way to stay connected with your family during separation.

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While You Are Away

Author: Eileen Spinelli
Age Range: 0 - 8

While You are Away

This is a reassuring story about separation and the ways to find comfort when you miss someone.

 

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Oh Baby the Places You’ll Go: A Book To Read in Utero

Author: Dr. Seuss
Age Range: 0 - 8

Oh Baby, the Places You'll Go

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When Duty Calls (Uncle Sam’s Kids)

Author: Angela Sportelli-Rehak
Age Range: 0 - 8

Uncle Sam's Kids: When Duty Calls

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Pilot Mom

Author: Kathleen Brenner Duble
Age Range: 0 - 8

Jenny’s mom is a military pilot who is leaving soon on a training mission. Jenny and her best friend get to go to the air base with her mother to see her plane, learn about the equipment she wears, and talk about separation. This is an educational and loving story.

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Moving Again Mom (Uncle Sam’s Kids)

Author: Angela Sportelli-Rehak
Age Range: 0 - 8

 

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When Dad’s at Sea

Author: Mindy L. Pelton & Robert Grant Steele
Age Range: 0 - 8

When Dad's at Sea

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