How do you make a banana split? The answer? Step on it. That is one of the jokes ten-year-old Bobby Benson and his dad, fighting in Germany in this last year of WWII, send in their letters.
Wishing You Home begins with the news that Bobby’s best friend’s dad has been killed in the war. Bobby’s fear for his own dad’s safety increases.
About the Author
Eunice Boeve, who was born and raised in Montana and Idaho, has spent nearly all of her adult life in Kansas. She writes for both adults and children usually in the genre of historical fiction. She and her husband raised four children and also have five grandchildren. In addition to her family, she loves books, the outdoors, and writing stories.
About the Illustrator
Julie Peterson-Shea has loved creating things since she was a child in small town Nebraska. Some of her favorite media are pencil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, and ceramics. For more than 17 years she has taught art at USD #325 in Phillipsburg, Kansas. She earned her BA and MFA from Fort Hays State University. Julie is the lucky wife of Randie and the mother of 5. They share their home with 7 very pampered felines.