All children hate goodbyes. Lily's story can help your child cope with the grief and sadness of deployment separations. "Lily Hates Goodbyes" is a tender, powerful, reassuring, and ultimately joyful book that helps boys and girls through a difficult time. Although Lily's Daddy is in the Navy, military children in all branches are reading this book and finding comfort. The author provides suggestions on how to get the most value from the book for your child.