After moving to Italy, Grace shares her thoughts and feelings in a series of letters to her bestie back in the United States. She's a military kid that is just moved to another country because of her dad's job in the Army.
Friendship | Travel | Patience
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Shermaine Perry-Knights is an award-winning facilitator, project manager, TedX speaker, world traveler, and author. She is a proud third-culture kid and a lifelong learner that uses her experiences in keynotes on resilience and change management. Her books make military-connected families feel "heard and seen”. Shermaine also owns a publishing agency, Amazingly Published LLC.
I love that they sent letters and not text messages or emails !!
What a great way to help kids process moving and starting over. I love this series.
Certified Trauma Informed Facilitator
"As a retired Army person, this book bought back so many memories. I thought about my daughter because she was a army brat, lol, lol. I enjoyed this book and will recommend to others. Blessings!"
I like the concept of a letter between friends. The artwork is wonderful
I love the lesson itself of they can still be friends even when making new ones. I also really like the back and forth of the letter format from friends and learning about Italy.
"I fell in love with this book the moment I saw the title. As a military brat, moving a lot is what my childhood was about. This book deals with all of the aspects of moving in way that kids and families will relate to. I wish it was around when I was small."
Former Military Brat
I liked how you include both sharing about past memories and new ones they were making. I also liked towards the beginning the statement about being lonely in a crowded place. That’s a great talk point.
The characters did not forget about their friendship!
Moving can be hard, especially for kids! Two friends stay in touch through letters. Love the positive and reassuring message of story— that’s it’s okay to start over in a new place. You can make new friends, while keeping in touch with your old friends. ❤️