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KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me

Title

KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me

Authors

Daniel Beaty

Illustrator

Bryan Collier

Publisher

Paw Prints

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781480647480

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; single mother

Annotation

A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

100 Magnificent Childrens Books, 2013; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014; Choices, 2014; CSMCL Best Books, 2013; Distinguished Books, 2014; New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2013; Notable Childrens Books, 2014; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014; Boston Globe -Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2014, Honor, Picture Book; Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2014, Winner, Illustrator; Cybils Awards, 2014, Finalist, Fiction Picture Book; NAACP Image Award, 2014, Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work Children

Keywords

separation; boys; fatherless families; fathers and sons

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me

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