Children's Book "Zack had our Back" Delivers Valuable Insights on Sacrifice of War

Plight of Misunderstood Veteran Rendered Through Rhyme, Illustrations, Irresistible Hero
By: Valerie King
RESTON, Va. - Nov. 20, 2018 - PRLog -- Zack had our Back, by Valerie King, is the story of a frightening, homeless veteran whose appearance on the street unsettles a young girl who takes notice of him. The story unfolds in short, rhyming verse accompanied by colorful illustrations to accommodate young attention spans while revealing the veteran's service to country, the reason behind his life on the streets, and a surprise about his character. This delightful story occupies an unusual niche in children's literature for its delicate handling of difficult subject matter and its resonance with both young and old. Additional themes include: #veteran homelessness, #PTSD, #hypervigilance.

Zack had our Back is published and distributed worldwide through Archway Publishing, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It is available in e-book format, $3.99; softcover, $16.95; and hardcover, $22.95 through online booksellers,, or the publisher at

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Tags:Children's Perceptions, Veteran Homelessness, Ptsd, Sleeplessness, Anxiety, Nightmares
Industry:Health, Media, Medical
Location:Reston - Virginia - United States
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