Victor Vargas is a young boy growing up during the Korean War. He and his brother Grant, aka Bonesy, were sent to live with their grandmother and cousin after their father’s plane got shot down during the war, forcing their mother to go to work in the factories. Life without either of their parents is tough for Bonesy and Vic, but their grandmother works hard to raise them well and they have exciting adventures with their friends as they wait for their mom to return. Every day, they look at the star in their window, a symbol of hope that their dad will come back from the war and they can be a family again. Loosely based on the childhood experiences of the author during WWII, this heartwarming collection of stories will touch your heart and have you laughing, crying, and shaking your head as you take your journey through this book.