America's white table [electronic resource]. Margot Theis Raven.
- ISBN: 9781627531405 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781627532273 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Ann Arbor : Sleeping Bear Press, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| The White Table is set in many mess halls as a symbol for and remembrance to 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 put each 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's pure heart when he answers his country's call to duty." "We place a Lemon Slice and Grains of Salt on a plate to show a captive...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
4.8 ATOS Level
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