KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me
Family Relationships; Single parent; single mother
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.
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
separation; boys; fatherless families; fathers and sons
Beaty, Daniel, "KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me" (2014). DIVerse Families. 879.