Little Bird Dog and the Big Ship by Marjorie Haun

September 20, 2012

Little Bird Dog and the Big Ship (AuthorHouse, 44 pp., $21.99, paper) is the first volume in what author Marjorie Haun calls her  "The Heroes of the Vietnam War" series of children's books. This short…

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My Grandpa’s War by David Volk

January 13, 2012

The narrator of David Volk's children's book My Grandpa’s War  (CreateSpace, 36 pp., $10, paper) is a ten-year-old girl who is nicknamed "Sarge" by her Vietnam veteran grandfather. This is a sweet, positive book, which deals…

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Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Partridge

November 21, 2011

  The plot of Elizabeth Partridge's Dogtag Summer (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 240 pp., $16.99) begins in 1981 when the eleven-year-old protagonist, Tracy, and her best pal, Stargazer, find a dogtag in an ammo box in…

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