Books about military life can enhance classroom discussions and build empathetic relationships among students. These books are not only for military students to read. Classmates from civilian families can read to learn more about the lives of military kids. Stories and activities can also provide a springboard for discussions at home, to help students talk through their military life experiences.

Here are some story and activity books about military life, created especially for children and teens:

> Military Life: Stories and Poems for Children

> N is for Never Forget: POW-MIA A to Z

Dear Blue Sky

> The Wishing Tree

> Night Catch

> The Spy With the Wooden Leg: The Story of Virginia Hall

> My Mom’s/Dad’s Deployment Activity Book

> Coloring My Military Life 1 and 2

> Deployment Journal for Kids

> Fish in a Tree