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Love, Lizzie : letters to a military mom by Lisa Tucker McElroy

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Published by Whitman in Morton Grove, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military service, Voluntary -- Fiction,
  • War -- Fiction,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction,
  • Sex role -- Fiction,
  • Women soldiers -- Fiction,
  • Letters -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Nine-year-old Lizzie writes to her mother, who is deployed overseas during wartime, and includes maps that show her mother what Lizzie has been thinking and doing. Includes nonfiction tips for helping children of military families.

Edition Notes

Statementby Lisa Tucker McElroy ; illustrated by Diane Paterson.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsPaterson, Diane, 1946- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M478454234 Lov 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393582M
ISBN 100807547778
LC Control Number2005003892
OCLC/WorldCa57694689

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Lizzie’s mom is serving in the military overseas, and Lizzie really misses her. While they are apart, Lizzie and her mom write letters to each other to help make the separation easier. Lizzie asks her mom to hurry up and defend freedom so she can come home soon. It’s hard when her mom misses Lizzie’s soccer championship and her birthday.   **Description from Amazon: Lizzie's mom is serving in the military overseas, and Lizzie really misses her. While they are apart, Lizzie and her mom write letters to each other to help make the separation easier. Lizzie asks her mom to hurry up and defend freedom so she can come home soon. It's hard when her mom misses Lizzie'.   Love, Lizzie: Letters to a Military Mom Lisa Tucker McElroy, Author Diane Paterson, Illustrator Albert Whitman & Company, Fiction, Suitable for Ages: Themes: Military Families, Mothers and Daughters, Separation, War Opening: "Dear Mommy, I know that it's only been three days since you went away, but I really, really miss you.   4-H Military Family Book Sheets: 'Love, Lizzie: Letters to a Military Mom' Children’s books provide a way for parents, caregivers and young children to learn about deployment and the many changes that happen by reading about other military families, children or situations that have experienced deployment.

The book is aimed at a slightly older age group (maybe ), but my daughter still likes it. The pictures are nice and the text is very true to life. Beware - if you are reading this as a military spouse - you will be sniffling by the end. I've read the book countless times and it still brings a tear to my eye every time/5. Get this from a library! Love, Lizzie: letters to a military mom. [Lisa Tucker McElroy; Diane Paterson] -- Nine-year-old Lizzie writes to her mother, who is deployed overseas during wartime, and includes maps that show her mother what Lizzie has been thinking and doing. Includes nonfiction tips for. Lizzie’s letters are followed by maps, so her mom can better see what she is talking about. Lizzie struggles with life away from her mom, but her dad remains a helpful role-model in her life. Eventually, Lizzie’s mom ends up sending Lizzie a map in the mail. When Lizzie reads and follows the map, she finds that the map leads her to her mom. Love, Lizzie: letters to a military mom. Morton Grove, Ill.: Whitman. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Tucker, Lisa A and Diane Paterson. Love, Lizzie: Letters to a Military Mom. Morton Grove, Ill.: Whitman. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide).

Lizzie's mom is serving in the military overseas, and Lizzie really misses her. While they are apart, Lizzie and her mom write letters to each other to help make the separation easier. Reviews of the Love, Lizzie: Letters to a Military Mom by Diane Paterson,Lisa Tucker McElroy PDF Ginaun I love that this book is about a military mom. Lizzie's mom is serving in the military overseas, and Lizzie really misses her. While they are apart, Lizzie and her mom write letters to each other to help make the separation easier. Lizzie asks her mom to hurry up and defend freedom so she can come home soon. It's hard when her mom misses Lizzie's soccer championship and her birthday/5(2). This story is told as a series of letters from a young girl, Lizzie, to her mom who is serving in the military overseas. Much of the book consists of handwritten letters, full of news, gripes and questions as Lizzie deals with separation, anxiety, annoying little brothers, holidays and other important events. NEW ARRIVALS! September 26th Ready to check out! CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS ~Doggies by Sandra Boynton ~I Love Crocodiles by Steve Parker ~Love, Lizzie Letters to a Military Mom by Lisa McElroy ~Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo SPANISH PICTURE BOOKS.