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Resources for Military Families


National Resources                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Blue Star Families

Hidden Heroes - support for military and veteran caregivers

Military OneSource

National Center for PTSD

National Military Family Association

United Through Reading


State and Local Resources

Home Base Program

Military & Veterans -

Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission - Massachusetts contact


Children's Resources

Military Kids Connect: Feelings

Sesame Street for Military Families


Recommended books in the Minuteman Library Network  

Books for Adults 


Alice Bliss / Laura Harrington.              Overdrive eBook

Blue stars : a novel / Emily Gray Tedrowe.

Durable goods : a novel / Elizabeth Berg.       Overdrive eBook

Home front / Kristin Hannah.    Overdrive eBook        digital audiobook   

In a book club far away / Tif Marcelo.

The military wife : heart of a hero novel / Laura Trentham.

The Yokota Officers Club : a novel / by Sarah Bird.

You know when the men are gone / Siobhan Fallon.     Overdrive eBook       digital audiobook 



The astronaut wives club : a true story / Lily Koppel.   Overdrive eBook       digital audiobook

Be safe, love mom : a military mom's stories of courage, comfort, and surviving life on the home front / Elaine Lowry Brye with Nan Gatewood Satter.             Hoopla digital audiobook 

Coming back together : a guide to successful reintegration after your partner returns from military deployment / Steven L. Sayers, PhD ; foreword by Keith Armstrong.

Dinner with the Smileys : one military family, one year of heroes, and lessons for a lifetime / Sarah Smiley ; photographs by Andrea Hand.

The league of wives : the untold story of the women who took on the U.S. Government to bring their husbands home / Heath Hardage Lee.

Raising children in the military / Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott, Don Philpott, and Jeff Scott.


Books for All Ages (selected by the Lincoln Library children's librarians)

Younger Children

Brave Like Me / Barbara Kerley.

Coming home / Greg Ruth.

Don't forget, God bless our troops / Jill Biden ; illustrated by Raúl Colón.    Overdrive eBook

H is for honor : a military family alphabet / written by Devin Scillian ; illustrated by Victor Juhasz.

Hero dad / by Melinda Hardin ; illustrated by Bryan Langdo.

Hero mom / by Melinda Hardin ; illustrated by Bryan Langdo.

Parents here and there : a kid's guide to deployment / Marie-Therese Miller.

Poems in the attic / by Nikki Grimes ; illustrations by Elizabeth Zunon.

What it's like to be us : memoirs by military kids / by the Sixth Graders at Hanscom Middle School 2014-15.


Older Children

Army brats / Daphne Benedis-Grab.

Fish in a tree / Lynda Mullaly Hunt.                  Overdrive eBook            digital audiobook       

If I ever get out of here / Eric Gansworth.        Overdrive eBook            digital audiobook

Operation Yes / Sara Lewis Holmes.

Piper Reed, Navy brat / Kimberly Willis Holt ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.        digital audiobook 

The Saturday boy / David Fleming.


Books About Moving

Bad bye, good bye / written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Jonathan Bean.Bad bye, good bye / written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Jonathan Bean.     Overdrive eBook

Evelyn Del Rey is moving away / Meg Medina ; illustrated by Sonia Sánchez.    Overdrive eBook             digital audiobook

Goodbye, friend! Hello, friend! / Cori Doerrfeld.

In a jar / Deborah Marcero.

McTavish on the move / Meg Rosoff. (chapter book) 

A new home / Tania de Regil.


 Military Families Booklist PDF









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