Home is Where the Marine Corps Sends You
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (PB)
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Sgt. Oakwood, Mrs. Oakwood, Mandy, and Eric are a family in the Marine Corps. It is a very special day when the children learn that they will soon move to North Carolina. Join Mandy and Eric as they find out what Camp Lejeune, North Carolina is all about!
This book was designed to help children of military families become excited about moving to new places. Parents, teachers, counselors, and others can use it as a tool to help children visualize exactly where they are going, thereby relieving some of the anxiety associated with relocation. Children already living on or near Camp Lejeune will find this book exciting as they read about places they have been and discover new destinations to explore.
About the Author
Melissa Davis, an assistant principal in Cumberland County, North Carolina, was a military child who had to relocate with her Army family four times. This book series was created out of her desire to help other children facing frequent relocations. Melissa brings some of her personal family experiences to life through her main characters. Melissa Davis holds a BS in Elementary Education and a Master's in School Administration. Her administrative and teaching background as well as her experiences as a mother helped her write a book that is both educational and entertaining.