Friday, June 18, 2010

It's the Best Day Ever, Dad!*

Back in May, we took a look at some books in honor of Mom. It's Dad's turn! Here are some books with fathers or father figures for different Youth Services age groups:

Ages 0 to 3

Daddy All Day Long by Francesca Rusackas

Daddy, Papa, and Me by Lesléa Newman

My Dad and Me by Alyssa Capucilli

Spot Loves His Daddy by Eric Hill

Tell Me One Thing, Dad by Tom Pow

Ages 3 to 6+

The Daddy Mountain by Jules Feiffer

A Father's Day Thank You by Janet Nolan

Grizzly Dad by Joanna Harrison

It's the Best Day Ever, Dad! by Brook Shields

Papá and Me by Arthur Dorros

Piglet and Papa by Margaret Wild

Beginning Reader

Dad Goes to School by Margaret McNamara

Father Bear Comes Home by Else Minarik

To the Rescue! by Mercer Mayer

Grades 2 through 4

Amber Brown is Green with Envy by Paula Danziger

The Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean by Alexander McCall Smith

Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary

Grades 4 through 6+

All Shook Up by Shelley Pearsall

So Totally Emily Ebers by Lisa Yee

Tracking Daddy Down by Marybeth Kelsey


Borderline by Allan Stratton

The Last Exit to Normal by Michael B. Harmon

Suckerpunch by David Hernandez

If you'd like more suggestions, please visit the Youth Services desk and ask a librarian!

*Blog post title is from the book It's the Best Day Ever, Dad by Brooke Shields. Posted by ws (formerly wk)