You Are Never Far Away is a personalized children’s book that deals with deployments and separations in military families. The book can be personalized by service branch, child’s name, service member’s name, location, and child’s photo. Personalized books can help maintain children’s interest in reading and support literacy and learning. This unique book for military families also supports connection and parenting at a distance. Author Jan Krystkowiak is a mother of 5 who helps maintain family connections across a distance - her husband works in New Jersey while Jan and her kids live in California. She has written many children’s books, several of which can be customized to include names of pets, children, and parents. Jan donates 100% of the proceeds of You Are Never Far Away to United Through Reading to support military programs. You Are Never Far Away and other personalized children’s books are available on Jan’s website: