James Christopher Caroll
Sleeping Bear Press
Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.
Family Relationships; Military families; father in the military
Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader
soilders; bears; service; war
Carroll, James Christopher, "Papa's Backpack" (2015). Diverse Families. 1080.