Award-winning author Kate Messner and acclaimed artist Greg Ruth honor the sacrifices of American veterans and their families in this touching tribute of remembrance. Lines of bikes are miles long,shining, half a million strong. Rumbling, grumbling, engines roar. Peace signs. High fives. Spirits soar. Every Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, a motorcycle parade that pays tribute to the men and women of the US armed forces. This lyrical story honors the bravery and sacrifice of American heroes those who have returned home, and those who haven't.