Parents Here and There

A Kid's Guide to Deployment

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Parents have many different jobs. Some work in the military and are away from home for months or years. When your parent is gone, you miss what you did together. What are some things you can do while they are gone?

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Our Family Wizard ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF019060, JNF053050, JNF053100
Dewey 355.1/2
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level L
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Marie-Therese Miller

Marie-Therese Miller writes nonfiction books for children and teens. Her most recent books include Handling Depression, Crayola Our Colorful Earth: Celebrating the Natural World, It's All Art: From Drawing to Dress-Up with Sesame Street, and A Dog's Best Friend: A Sesame Street Guide to Caring for Your Dog. Miller earned her PhD in English from St. John's University, where her academic focus was James Thurber and humor. She teaches Children's and YA Literature at Marist College. Miller and her husband, John, have five children and a grandson.


Kirkus Reviews

“Essential reading for many, many families.”—Kirkus Reviews


“A helpful resource for the many young children affected by military deployment.”—Booklist