This is the story about a girl as her father goes to war. She must become a "brave soldier" while he is gone. This is a great story to read to children with parents in the military. It is also a good story to read to a class to show how students from military families often feel. It helps develop a classroom of understanding, respect, and patriotism. It is meant to be read out loud. Students can create their own pictures to accompany the story. They can also act out the story to illustrate it.