Highway of Heroes

Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside

The Highway as seen through the eyes of a child traveling it with his family

Age Level

Grades 3 to 8

Curriculum Connections

War, remembrance, family, feelings, world events, soldiers


Teachers Guide available


The highly charged emotional nature of this topic makes it challenging to present in a sensitive and effective way. The choice of two approaches in this book – a personal perspective, and a more objective, factual one – help to balance the grief and loss that underlies the topic. It works.

CM Magazine

Highway of Heroes is a stunning tribute and you can tell it was created with the utmost respect and reverence this topic deserves. One read of “A Note from the Author” section at the back and you’ll know exactly what I mean.

Word of Mouse Book Reviews