“A heartfelt message of patriotism, perseverance, and hope…I love this book!”
Eric Blehm, New York Times Bestselling Author of Fearless, Legend, and The Only Thing Worth Dying For

“An inspiring story of patriotism for the youngest reader.”
David Venditta, author of Tragedy at Chu Lai

Book Information

All illustrations or images from the book © Hannah Dautel

Cover - front

Advance Book Information


Sample pages






Author & Illustrator

All photographs © Candace Dautel

Sarah DautelHannah Dautel
Sarah E. Dautel            Hannah E. Dautel

Sarah and Hannah DautelHannah and Sarah
Sarah and Hannah        Hannah and Sarah

Meet the Team

Author Bio

Illustrator Bio


Publisher: Woodley Books
Ellen E. M. Roberts
(484) 274-6841


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92130 Magazine article – Nov/Dec 2016 issue

Press release – national

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