Saturday, June 14, 2014

Father's Day Books

Father's Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What are we reading???????



Check out some of the Father's Day books listed below and lists to other Father's Day books... Let us know if you have read any of them or have any recommendations...


In Daddy's Arms I am tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers - Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

Fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace in this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African-American writers. The book testifies to the powerful bond between father and child, with a profound message to people everywhere that family is the greatest gift and that fathers are among the most influential heroes. Twelve outstanding poems come to life through the spirited artwork of Javaka Steptoe.



Janna and the Kings by Patricia Smith and Illustrated by Aaron Boyd

Janna loves the Saturday visits that she and her grandfather make to the local barbershop where she becomes a princess, but after he dies, Janna feels as though her world has changed. 


I will Keep You Safe and Sound by Lori Haskins Houran and Pictures by Petra Brown

Parents reassure young ones they are safe from harm in this loving, lilting lullaby.

"Brown bears in the den
While the first buds peep.
Rabbits in the field
While the crickets cheep
Robins in the nest
As the rain pours down
I will keep you safe and sound."


My Pope Pop and Me by Irene Smalls and Illustrated by Cathy Ann Johnson

A young boy who loves to sniff the lemon whiff and to clink the dishes in the sink helps his Pop Pop bake a cake.



Lists of Father's Day books:

Here are links to lists of Fathers Day books:


Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Until the next time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A Children's Book a Day, Keeps the Scary Monster Away!

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