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Author Verardo, Sarah, author.
Title Hero at home / by Sarah Verardo, the Independence Fund executive director ; illustrated by Inna Eckman, ArtAccent Illustrations ; photography by Lindsay Hart.
Pub Info Charlotte, NC : The Independence Fund Publishing, [2018]
©2018
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 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J FICTION VERARDO     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Summary Grace's dad was wounded in action. Now, some things about their family are different, but they love and help each other just like other families.
"Hero at Home" was inspired by the author's personal family journey: having three young daughters and a catastrophically wounded Veteran husband. Grace's dad is an inspiration to so many, but he is not the only one in his family who deals with scars of war. This book is dedicated to the brave men of Bravo Company, 2-508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne, who fought alongside Grace's dad-the ones who came home, and in loving memory of the ones who did not. An important read for those wishing to embrace the Wounded Heroes in their community and better understand that for these Heroes, the fight doesn't end when they return home. The mission continues and is a family affair. Injuries from military service can be both visible and invisible. "Hero at Home" celebrates the contribution that our Veterans have made, and shines a light on how vital it is to embrace these special families.
Subject Disabled veterans -- Juvenile fiction.
Children of parents with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Parents with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Eckman, Inna, illustrator.
Hart, Lindsay, photographer.
ISBN 9780692090244 (hardcover)
069209024X (hardcover)
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