Military Families

Night Catch

Night Catch by Brenda Ehrmantraut, illustrated by Vicki Wehrman (2 – 5 years)

When a soldier’s work takes him half-way around the world, he enlists the help of the North Star for a nightly game of catch with his son… a timeless story that connects families while they are apart and offers comforting hope for their reunion.

H is for Honor:

H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Victor Juhasz (6 – 9 years)

With an underlying message of courage and commitment that every child can relate to, the book will be especially meaningful to those whose parents, siblings or other relatives serve in the Armed Forces.

Bulletproof Marriage

Bulletproof Marriage: A 90-Day Devotional on Strengthening Marriages of Military Members and First Responders by Adam Davis & Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Those who help to maintain order and justice are often overworked, unappreciated, and underpaid. This 90-day devotional applies biblical principles to support and strengthen the relationships of military members, law enforcement officers, and first responders. Sometimes the greatest love is not to sacrifice your life but to live a life of sacrifice. Invite God to help make your marriage bulletproof.

I'll Lend You My Daddy

I’ll Lend You My Daddy: A Military Deployment Book for Kids by Becky King
(2 – 8 years)

Young boys and girls find ways to manage their feelings about deployment (from goodbyes, to the first night, to missed birthdays). Through the support of family and friends, care packages, and calls, these children grow strong with the knowledge of what it means to serve, generating pride from within, making glorious reunions all the more sweet by book’s end.

The 5 Love Languages Military Edition

The 5 Love Languages Military Edition: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman & Jocelyn Green

If you’re in a military relationship, you know the strain of long deployments, lonely nights, and difficult transitions. For these extraordinary challenges, couples need specific advice.

The Things They Cannot Say

The Things They Cannot Say: Stories Soldiers Won’t Tell You About What They’ve Seen, Done or Failed to Do in War by Kevin Sites

A glimpse into the unspoken and unknown truths of war and its impact, told through the personal stories of those who have been there.

Army Brat – Staying Grounded While Moving

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