Military Kid sends a Note to Wee The People Publishing: Thanks Christian!

March 6, 2009 | Categrory: book reviews, childrens books, kids and deployment, making deployment a time of growth for young children, military families, military kids, parenting, resources for military families

In the world of writing and publishing books for children, there are some wonderful moments, when the purpose you set out to accomplish comes full circle and you see in a child’s life something that makes all of it worthwhile. Paula and I have been blessed lately with that experience. We have been spending the past months from October through this past week, preparing our second book, We Serve Too!2, A Child’s Reunion Book. This book was created to touch the children of those in the process of reunion and reintegration.

The process of publishing a book,is somewhat tedious ,with many decisons to be made. Many small tests must be passed to make sure that the books we produce for the littlest members of our honored Military, will end inĀ  resources worthy of the calling.

I am going to post here a special letter, and picture from one Military Family that is dear to our hearts. Thank you for encouraging us as we forge ahead! This letter was written in regard to our first book: We Serve Too! A Child’s Deployment Book.

Alex (Christians Mom) writes:
Dear Paula & Kathleen,
Christian wrote a little note for you. He really love the creed in the back of the book. He lights up when he reads it. The book brings tears to his eyes because that Daddy had to leave just like his Daddy. He feels bad for those kids and hurts for them. I think it is good since he is really articulating his feelings and letting us in his pain, sharing his fears. I am glad hea can open up about it and talk about it now. He was a very worried and scared little boy. Iam enclosing a picture of Scott & Christian.
Thank you again,

Christian’s note says,
“My favorite part of the book was the poem. It was my favorrite part because it had a lot of nice words. When I read it, it made me feel proud. it made feel proud because i’m a Military kid and my Dady(sic) is fighting for us.
Christian 7 years old.

(and a hand drawn picture of “Dady”)

Thanks Christian! A compliment like that from you, is truly a treasure to us!