Who Are Veterans?
Many brave men and women have served their country in the armed forces. Although these veterans are often praised as heroes, life isn't always easy for them when they return home. Veterans' issues, such as education, employment, mental health, and homelessness are important issues for all Americans to understand. As readers discover the truth about these issues through age-appropriate main text, full-color photographs, graphic organizers, and fact boxes, they also discover the ways they can show veterans they're thankful for their service. This sensitive text also provides support for readers with a veteran in their family.