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America's white table

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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The White Table is set in many mess halls as a symbol for and remembranceto service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty.Solitary and solemn, it is the table where no one will ever sit.As a special gift to her Uncle John, Katie and her sisters are asked to help set the white table for dinner. As their mother explains the significance of each item placed on the table Katie comes to understand and appreciate the depth of sacrifice that her uncle, and each member of the Armed Forces and their families, may be called to give.It was just a little white table...but it felt as big as America when we helped Mama puteach item on it and she told us why it was so important."We use a Small Table, girls," she explained first,"to show one soldier's lonely battle against many.We cover it with a White Cloth to honor a soldier'spure heart when he answers his country's call to duty.
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Full title america s white table
Author raven margot theis
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-18 23:23:59PM
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author Raven, Margot Theis.
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subject_facet Heroes -- Juvenile fiction, Rites and ceremonies -- Juvenile fiction, Tables -- Juvenile fiction, Uncles -- Juvenile fiction, Veterans -- Juvenile fiction
title_display America's white table
title_full America's white table / Margot Theis Raven ; illustrated by Mike Benny
title_short America's white table
topic_facet Heroes, Rites and ceremonies, Tables, Uncles, Veterans