As Close as the Moon

Illustrated by Shelby Rodeffer

Written by Patrick McGrail

"As Close as the Moon"  is a touching and heartwarming story of a young boy who must bid his farther goodbye as he prepares to leave for deployment to Iraq. Young Hollis and his father have a special connection. Challenged by distance and fear of the unknown, they both call upon the moon as their secret source of communication.


A story of sacrifice, hopes and dreams, you're bound to see the next full moon in a whole new light. If you listen carefully, you might just hear a message from someone far, far away.