Remembering Those Who Served

Memorial Day is a federal holiday that celebrates the men and women who have died in military service for the United States. Learn more about this important holiday and some of our brave heroes in the following books:


Memorial Day by Trudi Strain Trueit
Memorial Day by Lynn Hamilton

Discusses the history of Memorial Day, describes how it is celebrated, and includes a related song, activity, and recipe.

Memorial Day by Clara Cella

"Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to Memorial Day"--.

Through intimate photographs and poignant stories, this heart rending book showcases the courage, heroics, and sacrifice of selected U.S. soldiers and veterans. .

"A history of the first military working dog in the Royal Air Force"--.

"Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen and the impact they made during times of war or conflict"--.

Women in the military by Miriam Coleman

Shares the stories of Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation recipients while offering sidebars and essays to illuminate the qualities of true-life heroes.

Heroes of the Civil War by Susan S Wittman

"Describes heroes of the American Civil War from both the Union and the Confederacy, including battlefield heroes, political figures, and others"--.