Image: Cover of an illustrated children's picture book depicting a flying pigeon in the foreground while soldiers cheer it on in the distance. Text on cover: 'Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!' Text on graphic: 'Children's Story Time: / Cher Ami'

Children’s Story Time: Cher Ami

Saturday, July 13 - 10:30 a.m. Auditorium Lobby

Cher Ami is a beloved feathered WWI hero, awarded the Croix de Guerre for his bravery in flying under fire to single-wingedly save “The Lost Battalion.” Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, join Museum and Memorial educators for family-friendly activities, a special virtual guest appearance and a reading of Robert Burleigh’s book “Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!”, a WWI story for young audiences.

Free with RSVP | Auditorium Lobby




Hosted in partnership with

• Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium
• National Museum of American History


Hosted in conjunction with the exhibition

The Little War

Explore the lives of children swept up by the storms of World War I while adults were fighting on the front line and supporting the war effort.

Image: Illustrations of children dressed in different countries' military uniforms while waving national flags. Text: 'The Little War'