Beneath Wandering Stars
Author: Ashlee Cowles, Copyright @ 2016

After her Soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother's best friend--a boy she has despised all her life. Her brother is in a coma, and Gabi feels that she has no time to waste, but she is unsure. Will she hesitate too long, or risk her own happiness to keep a promise? An up-close look at the lives of the children of military families, Beneath Wandering Stars takes readers on a journey of love, danger, laughter, and friendship, against all odds.

My Story: Blogs by Four Military Teens
Authors: Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D. and DeAnne M. Sherman
Copyright 2010

My Story: Blogs by Four Military Teens is a series of blogs by four military teens that highlights their feelings and experiences before, during, and after parental deployment. It provides support and education for all military teens and pre-teens by honoring their unique joys and sacrifices, addressing their fears and hopes, and exploring how parental deployment affects their lives. Although the four youth in My Story are fictional, the stories are real—the blogs are a compilation of real life experiences of military kids we have been honored to meet and learn from.

The blogs in My Story address issues such as:
  • Pride in parent’s military service
  • Sadness, anger and confusion regarding deployments
  • The excitement of homecoming
  • Challenges of reconnecting after deployment
  • Finding a "new normal"
  • Teen depression
  • Dealing with parent’s emotional and physical challenges (e.g., PTSD, substance abuse, injury)
  • Divorce
  • Resilience and post traumatic growth

Psalm 91 for Youth: God's Umbrella of Protection
Author: Peggy Joyce Ruth, Copyright 2003

Would you like for your child to know how to overcome the fears that face him? Young people in today's world are faced with so many more worries and uncertainties than those even a generation ago, but you are not without an answer. Psalm 91 for Youth can be one of the greatest gifts you can give to equip your teenager to meet the challenge. Filled with heartwarming stories of young people who have stood on God's Word, this is a book that could easily save his/her life and the lives of those they love!
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