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My Grandpas War David Volk

My Grandpas War

David Volk

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ISBN : 9781461146247
Paperback
36 pages
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My Grandpas War is a touching story about the special relationship between a 9-year-old girl and her grandfather, a veteran of the Vietnam War. A lingering war injury has put her grandpa in the hospital prompting her to tell his tale. Although herMoreMy Grandpas War is a touching story about the special relationship between a 9-year-old girl and her grandfather, a veteran of the Vietnam War. A lingering war injury has put her grandpa in the hospital prompting her to tell his tale. Although her name is Mae, her grandpa calls her Sarge in honor of a close friend he served with in Vietnam. Told through the insight of a child, My Grandpas War deals with a difficult time in our nations history- however, it does so in a positive and healing way. Sarge and her grandpa make a special trip to Washington, D.C. and she is given an even deeper understanding of friendship, sacrifice and dedication to ones country. At the end of the story, Grandpa receives a very unexpected and meaningful gift and learns that his young granddaughter was right when she said: Sometimes something good can come from something bad. My Grandpas War 9 781461 146247 ISBN 978-1461146247 written by David Volk illustrated by Jason Folkerts For older readers there is a short overview at the end of the book, which outlines the story of the Vietnam War and the turmoil and difficulty of that time period. It finishes with a special tribute to soldiers, past and present, who have nobly served America. MY GRANDPAS WAR David Volk